TITLE: RN PreOp-PACU
LOCATION: Lexington, KY
Would you like to live around Lexington and work in a hospital system that the mission is to make communities healthier?
The hospital is committed to serving the needs of the community and the region with exceptional quality and they are passionately focused on their patients.
What they are looking for:
-Associate or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing.
-RN licensure in Kentucky.
-PreOp/PACU experience required.
Hours and Compensation:
Full time position. Monday-Friday plus rotate on call. Will need to be able to respond within 30 minutes.
Salary will be between 62K-85K plus $5hr for on call pay and a full benefit package and 10K sign-on bonus.
What you will be doing:
-Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
-Documents patient care given.
-Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
-Prepares, positions and transports the patients for the procedure. Prepares Endoscopy suite with solutions, scopes, equipment and supplies. Validates that complete and current reprocessing of the scope has occurred for every procedure.
-Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
-Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances throughout the perioperative process.
-Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
-Assesses and cares for the endoscopy patient throughout the procedure. Assists with pre-procedure and post- procedure care.
-Operates specialized equipment for procedures. Maintains a safe environment.
-Continually accounts for use of supplies during endoscopy procedures.
-Position reports to the Director of Surgery
-Great department to work in.