MD EyeCare Services Corporate

Perioperative RN

US-CO-Denver
3 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1996
# of Openings
1
Category
Madison Street Surgery Center
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Madison Street Surgery CenterThis is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and dynamic leadership.  We are committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practices, and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients and customers are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor.

 

 

The Perioperative Registered Nurse provides optimum direct and indirect nursing care to patients in the center according to physicians' orders, nursing standards, and the policies and procedures of the center.  This position also supervises LPNs, Patient Care Assistants and Surgical Assistants, interacts with the centers' front office staff, and communicates with surgeons and their staff.  There may also be an opportunity for more hours to be picked up.

Responsibilities

  • Familiar with and follows policies and procedures of the center.
  • Provides optimum care to patients before, during, and after surgery which includes assessment, preparation, intervention, and evaluation while maintaining patient privacy.
  • Apply knowledge, skills and interpersonal competencies to provide quality, individualized patient care, including monitoring physiologic and psychological status.
  • Works with patients to make decisions regarding the patient’s needs and to assist and support the patient.
  • Interacts with both the patient and/or the patients’ significant others throughout the continuum of patient care, including patient/family teaching.
  • Maintains accurate and complete patient medical records; properly identifies patient and verifies surgical site with operative consent and patient history.
  • Adheres to principals of asepsis.
  • Maintains safe environment to prevent patient injury including proper patient positioning.
  • Assists in cleaning, maintaining, operating, testing, and troubleshooting of equipment.
  • Assists in maintaining adequate inventory of medications and supplies.
  • Administers medications, inserts IV’s and provides other therapeutic and diagnostic measures safely and accurately.
  • Communicates pertinent information and seeks assistance and/or consultation of physicians or other staff as needed.
  • Participates in staff orientation, in-services, and meetings as requested.
  • Participates in quality management program.
  • Handles instruments, tissue specimens, and cultures properly.
  • Supervises ancillary personnel.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

 

  • Current, active license from the State Board of Nursing.
  • Current Basic Life Support.
  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support mandatory.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support preferred.

In Turn We Will Provide:

  • Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401k and short and long term disability.
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
  • Paid parking where applicable.
  • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected.
  • Clear career ladder opportunities.

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