Registered Nurse Pre/post Operative
Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland
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.