Provides safe, quality patient care in ambulatory outpatient surgery center.
Essential Functions Statement(s)
Evaluate, plan, implement and document care, observations and history of preop and postoperative patients
Stays with the patient according to appropriate physiological and developmental age.
Knowledge of anesthetic agents and narcotics and be able to initiate/coordinate pain management. The ability to start and discontinue IVs.
Coordinate all aspects of nursing care and teaching with surgical team, patients and families to achieve desired outcomes
Perform other duties as assigned
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Education: Completion of accredited post secondary school of nursing degree required.
Experience: 1-2 years of nursing experience in ambulatory surgery, PACU, ER or ICU
Must be computer literate. Basic computer skills required.
Certifications &Licenses: Current TN Registered Nurse License or current Nursing License. Multistate Nurse Licensure Compact. BLS, ACLS, and PALS.
Ability to immedicately recognize and initiate treatment in emergency situations (perform CPR)