• Timonium, MD


  • Contract

  • Full-time

Job Description

Registered Nurse Pre/post Operative

Timonium MD

MUST:

Experienced Nurse

Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland

BLS

ACLS and PALS preferred.

Pre/Post-operative Staff Nurse is responsible for the patients admission to the facility, comprehensive pre-operative care, immediate post-operative care, and stabilization for return to the home environment.

To utilize specialized nursing knowledge and discriminative judgment while giving direct and indirect patient care.

Responsible for patients admission and pre-operative care; holistic preparation for surgery, considering all needs, including pre-operative education, escort/family members, psychosocial needs, and acting under established protocols, practices, and standing orders

Coordinates pre-operative lab work required for individual patients, documenting and reporting pertinent results

Responsible for the patients post-operative care and stabilization; holistic preparation for return to the home environment, considering all needs, including post-discharge care, escort/family members, educational and psychosocial needs, and acting under established protocols, practices, and standing orders

Performs thorough and accurate continual patient assessment, anticipating potential problems and reporting pertinent assessments to the anesthesiologist, supervisor, and/or surgeon appropriately

Documents actions in medical record completely and accurately in a timely manner

Keeps safety of patient, self, and others a primary concern at all times; acts appropriately in an emergency situation

Demonstrates good nursing knowledge base and rationale for actions, including cardiac monitoring

Supervises and directs, as delegated, the activities of non-professional personnel

Utilizes equipment and supplies effectively and efficiently, assisting with stocking, replenishing, and preparation of supplies

Participates in regulatory and administrative duties necessary to successfully support continual improvement in a safe and caring surgical environment

Circulates pain management cases

Able to multi-task and prioritize duties appropriately to facilitate smooth peri-operative processes and turnover

Performs other related duties as assigned by supervisors

Team-oriented environment, must be able to multi-task, prioritize and perform all duties as requested

Assists co-workers as able, within scope of practice

*Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.

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