Ensures the delivery of quality nursing care for patients undergoing surgical and non-invasive procedures in accordance with age-related and individual needs, physician's orders, hospital policy, standards of care and nursing practice. Responsible for assessing the needs of patients, planning nursing care to meet those needs, and ensuring that the plan of care is carried out and documented according to the principles defined in the nursing process.
Perianesthesia nursing care consists of 3 phases:
Preop: (66101-DSU; 65901-TOPS)
Phase I: (66501 Recovery Room; 65901 TOPS)
Phase II: (66101-DSU; 65901-TOPS)
License: Current licensure as a registered nurse by the Oregon State Board of Nursing required.
Education: A copy of your highest academic diploma or transcript required upon hire.
Certification: American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS preferred upon hire and required within 90 days. If not American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certified upon hire, must have current BLS certification through another provider. PALS, CAPA, CPAN, preferred. ACLS Certification required within 6 months of hire-Phase I.
Phase I: Minimum one year experience in PACU or Critical Care experience preferred
PreOp/Phase II: Minimum one year experience in DSU or Med/Surg preferred
Membership in appropriate professional organization, preferred
Demonstrates skills in caring for pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients
Demonstrates excellent customer service skills
Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of rules/regulations established by governmental and regulatory agencies.
Practices effective communication and interpersonal skills including written, verbal, and non-verbal.
Utilizes a problem solving process to make decisions related to patient care and unit activity
Develops skills in use of hospital computerized information/ordering system.
Demonstrates proper, professional appearance and personal conduct.
Must clearly speak, write and communicate in the English language
Bilingual, with Spanish as second language, preferred.
Previous outpatient ambulatory setting experience preferred-TOPS, DSU
1. Percentage of Time Spent:
% of time
Lifting / Carrying
2. Physically Demanding Tasks:
Must be able to lift and transport patients and move equipment (occasionally 50+ pounds, frequently 10-20+ pounds). Frequent bending at waist, squatting, push/pull up to 50+ pounds of force for distance of up to 120+ feet. Walks and/or stands for 5-8 hours/shift. Must have adequate range of motion to accomplish duties.
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