• REGISTERED NURSE-PRE OP

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/5/2018 3:41 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-9569
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    PRE/POST UNIT
    Location Name
    Baptist Hospital
    City
    Pensacola
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Nursing
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Schedule
    Day Shift
    Schedule Details
    5a-1pm Monday Thru Friday, No weekends, no holidays
  • Overview

    The Registered Nurse-Pre Op provides care and education for the patient based on their illness, symptoms, and courses of treatment. Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. The Pre-op Registered Nurse performs technical skills and provides assistance to surgeons, anesthesia personnel, and other professionals in the facility. Performs similar duties in other areas of the hospital as assigned.  The Pre-op Registered Nurse works under the supervision of the Charge Nurse, and the clinical manager.   She/He is responsible for the assessment, care coordination, and implementation of the pre-operative care plan of the patient according to prescribed procedures. The Pre-op Registered Nurse collects data on patient medical/surgical history, medication history, & current prescribed treatment. Collaborates with multidiscipline in order to optimally prepare the patient for their surgery/procedure. The Pre-op Registered Nurse must have high level critical thinking skills; the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, & communicate effectively at all levels of communication. She/he utilizes pre-surgical care knowledge to prepare the patient for the next level of care.  The Pre-op Registered Nurse is responsible for the education preoperatively. Responsible for computer documentation during the preoperative phase of treatment. 

    The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

    Qualifications

    • Associate of Nursing Degree or nursing diploma
    • Two (2) years clinical experience is required.
    • Current Licensure in the State of Florida.
    • BLS through American Heart Association.
    • ACLS through American Heart Association is required within 90 days of employment/transfer.
    • NIH is required within 90 days of employment/transfer.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in acute care nursing, knowledge and skills.

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