The Perioperative RN is responsible for managing the care of the pediatric and adult patient requiring a surgical procedure that requires moderate to complex assessments, interventions and levels of nursing vigilance.
Conducts an individualized patient assessment, prioritizing the data collection based on the patient’s immediate condition or needs within timeframe specified by facility’s policies, procedures or protocols.
Conducts ongoing assessments as determined by the patient’s condition and/or the facility’s policies, procedures or protocols and reprioritizes care accordingly.
Develops plan of care that is individualized for the patient reflecting collaboration with other members of the healthcare team.
Performs appropriate treatments as ordered by physician in an accurate and timely manner.
Performs therapeutic nursing interventions as established by individualized plan of care for the patient and his/her family.
Provides individualized patient/family education and discharge planning customized to the patient and his/her family.
Documents patient assessment findings, physical/psychosocial responses to nursing intervention and progress towards problem resolution.
Initiates emergency resuscitative measures according to adult & pediatric resuscitation and advanced life support protocols.
Maintains confidentiality in matters related to patient, family and client facility staff.
Provides care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that is sensitive to the patient’s and family’s diversity, preserving their autonomy, dignity and rights.
Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift.
Maintains current competency in perioperative nursing.
Current Licensure, EMR/EHR Experience, Clinical Skills, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Nursing Skills, Physiological Knowledge, Administering Medication, Medical Teamwork, Multi-tasking, Listening, Verbal Communication, Health Promotion and Maintenance
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