Registered Nurse Preop/ Pacu

Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, Inc. Atlantic City , NJ 08401

Posted 1 month ago

POSITION SUMMARY

The Perioperative Nurse is responsible for providing exceptional patient care and family support throughout the three phases of the surgical experience. This position provides the physician members of the healthcare team with the equipment, supplies and support to perform surgical/endoscopic procedures.

This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to team work and cooperation.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; Bachelor's in Nursing preferred.

Current licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey.

EXPERIENCE: Proficiency in Clinical Applications preferred at time of hire; incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates the competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, blood borne pathogens, including exposure to infectious disease, hazardous substances, and potential injury.

This position works in a busy, noisy environment and has frequent interruptions requiring re-evaluation of priorities. This position requires standing for long periods of time, occasional lifting up to 20 pounds and walking short distances quickly.

The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

Specialty Experience Advanced Certification Required Certification

Preferred

Pre-Op

PACU

Endoscopy

Pre-Admission Testing Ability to effectively communicate with others and adjust to changes within daily schedule of activities required.

Prior Ambulatory Surgery Center experience preferred. ACLS & PALS* required within 6 months from date of hire or transfer. BLSHCP required.

  • PALS will be required based on ASC pediatric population Certified Perianesthesia Ambulatory Nurse (CPAN), Certified Ambulatory Perianesthesia Nurse (CAPN), Certified Nurse

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS

Demonstrates the competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, blood borne pathogens, including exposure to infectious disease, hazardous substances, and potential injury.

This position works in a busy, noisy environment and has frequent interruptions requiring re-evaluation of priorities. This position requires standing for long periods of time, occasional lifting up to 20 pounds and walking short distances quickly.

The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP

This position reports to the Director of Nursing/Clinical Manager .

The above statement reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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Registered Nurse Preop/ Pacu

Atlanticare Regional Medical Center, Inc.