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RN-Surgery Outpatient
SANFORD NC 27332
Category: Other
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Job code: lhw-e0-89770747

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  Job posted:   Thu May 17, 2018
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RN-Surgery Outpatient
Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Outpatient setting utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Communicates effectively with all members of the health care team, as appropriate, about changes in the patient's condition or response to treatment. Participates in performance improvement activities.
1. Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures.

2. Communicates effectively and thoroughly the patient's condition upon transfer from PACU to the receiving patient care unit RN.

3. Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects.

4. Demonstrates knowledge of arterial lines, Swan-Ganz, spinal and epidural catheters, and how to document.

5. Formulates a teaching plan, based on identified patient learning needs, and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching, as appropriate, from preop to discharge.

6. Knowledge of medications and IV fluids and their correct administration, based on age of the patient and patient's clinical condition.

7. Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of dysrhythmias, followed by appropriate treatment.

8. Makes independent and intelligent nursing decisions in the care of PACU patients.

9. Performance reflects knowledge in all areas of care specific to outpatient surgery (i.e., GI, autologous, conscious sedation).

10. Performs head-to-toe preoperative assessment on all patients and reassesses, as needed, postoperatively.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Required
Preferred
Training commensurate with RN licensure
X




Experience
Required
Preferred
1 year experience in clinical setting
X

Experience in surgery

X



Licensure / Certification
Required
Preferred
CPR according to CCH policy
X

Current RN license in NC
X

ACLS
X

PALS
X

Other Minimum Abilities / Aptitudes
Required
Preferred
Basic computer skills

X
Able to work on smoke-free campus
X



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**Organization:** **Central Carolina Hospital*


**Title:** *RN-Surgery Outpatient*

**Location:** *NC-Sanford*

**Requisition ID:** *7468-1184*

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