Our Same Day Surgerynursing staffprovides quality and compassionate care for patients before and after same-day surgery/procedure as well as surgeries that occur before and during admissionto the hospital. We provide emotional & educationalsupport and coaching with preoperative phone calls, during their stay with us and post-operative follow up phone calls. Because our department has a rapid turnover of short-term patients, our staff must have good assessment skills, the desire to work as a team and the ability to adapt to changing situations.
Other information about the position:
This position is located in Wyoming, MN
.8 FTE or 64 hours per pay period
Evening shift with 8 hour shifts
Schedule requires call shifts during the week, on weekends and holidays
Off premise call during weekdays and weekends
Currently the department does not have weekend responsibilities outside of call responsibilities; however, this may change due to patient care needs
The Registered Nurse in Perioperative Servicesis responsible for the assessment, planning, delivery, and evaluation of nursing care for all assigned patient population(s) who are anticipating and recovering fromprocedure(s) and anesthesia.The RN is responsible for performing these responsibilities in accordance with all policy, procedure, professional practice guidelines and the MN Nurse Practice Act. The RN coordinates care with members of the health care team and delegates responsibilities to others as appropriate.
Job dutiesmay include:
PreOperative Phone calls
PreOperative Assessment/prep for procedure
Ongoing Patient Education
Continuous teamwork/interactive with colleagues
Recovery from procedures and Anesthesia (PACU/Phase 2)
Prep for discharge or disposition from unit.
Post Op Phone calls
Charge Nurse Role
Associates Degree in Nursing
2 years recent PACU experience (within the last three years) or
2 years recent Critical Care experience (within the last three years)or example, but not limited to: Intensive Care Unit or Emergency Department
Charge RN experience
Current Minnesota RN License in good standing
BLS upon hire
ACLS upon hire
PALS within 3 months of hire
Bachelors Degree in Nursing
2 years recent PACU experience (within the last three years)
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