Provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice.
Reports to: Director of Perioperative Services
Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment. Appropriately assesses, plans, implements, and evaluate patient care. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family. Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs. Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
Associateâ€™s Degree Required
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)Â
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Â
Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)Â
Perioperative Nurse (CNOR)Â
BLS/CPR is required within 30 days of hire date. ACLS must be obtained within six (6) months of employment.