United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

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PRE-OP/PACU RN

at United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

Posted: 3/13/2018
Job Status: PRN
Job Reference #: 8143
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Tracking Code
8143-147
Job Description

Parkwest Surgery Center, Pre/Post RN: Under the supervision of the clinical manager, is responsible for the nursing care of the patient in the pre-op and post anesthesia care area. Participates as a team member in the planning and implementing of patient care. Directs and assist in caring out the standards of PRE-OP and PACU. Offers leadership and direction to nursing and medical assistants. Assures continuity of care from pre-operative visit thru surgical procedure and until post operative follow up.

Required Skills

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Current Tennessee Registered Nursing license
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of modern nursing concepts. Has ability to act efficiently and rationally in emergency situations
  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS
  • Ability to care for patients from infancy to geriatrics
  • Strong knowledge of surgical procedures and management of the surgical patient
  • Understand principles of aseptic technique and their implementation
  • Ability to care for patients with changing medical priorities and ability to respond accordingly
  • Knowledge base to recognize, evaluate, solve problems and correct errors
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing condition of the patient when needed
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate strong professional and ethical behavior
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians and fellow employees. (TEAMWORK)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Demonstrate accountability, creativity, innovation and be receptive to change
  • Possess basic knowledge of Performance Improvement ideology

Required Experience

* Previous experience working in an ambulatory surgical setting preferred.

Job Location
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Position Type
PRN