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RN, Outpatient PACU, PRN

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 112884
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030218-Outpatient Post Anesthesia Care

Overview

JOB SUMMARY: 

Renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patient. Provides direct patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation). Directs and supervises other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards of care. 

SCHEDULE:

PRN

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of one year Operating Room experience or participation in a post-graduate program required. Refresher course required for nurses who have not worked in an Operating Room for five years or more. REPORTS TO: Clinical Coordinator 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION: 

Current licensures to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and BCLS required. CNOR preferred. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Utilizes the nursing process to ensure quality patient care is provided throughout the episode of care. 
  • Ensures complete, accurate and timely computerized communication of patient information. 
  • Demonstrates cost containment activities. 
  • Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients and family members in an effective, positive, and professional manner. 
  • Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development. 

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Functions effectively under stressful and difficult situations 
  • Performs effectively with frequent workload changes and competing demands 
  • Follows standards of clinical nursing practice 
  • Follows systems for patient safety Basic computer skills 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: 

  • Contact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under wide variety of circumstances 
  • Regular exposure to blood-borne diseases, infectious and contagious diseases 
  • Subject to multiple interruptions 
  • Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards 
  • Possible exposure to cleaning agents/chemicals 
  • Occasionally subject to irregular hours Use of personal protective equipment