Registered Nurse (Full Time/Days) Ambulatory Surgery
Company: St. Lukes University Health Network
Posted on: December 5, 2019
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of its
employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable asset!
Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.The Ambulatory Surgery
Registered Nurse (RN) delivers nursing care for perioperative
patients across their life span and through the nursing process,
develops, implements, and evaluates a nursing plan of care. He/she
works cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient-team
personnel to maintain standards for professional nursing practice.
These nursing functions of the RN are carried out according to the
Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, hospital policy, the hospital
Mission Statement and the Philosophy of the Department of Nursing.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: - - Demonstrates competency in the
assessment, range of treatment, knowledge of growth and development
and communication appropriate to the age of the patient treated. -
- Accurately completes Ambulatory Surgery Assessment documentation
(preop, postop, discharge, or other pertinent documentation). - -
Formulates collaborative plan of care and identifies expected
patient outcomes. - - Implements, evaluates, and documents patient
care interventions and effectiveness in accordance with care plan.
- - Organizes, coordinates, and prioritizes patient care
consistently utilizing available resources. - - Takes an active
role in unit-based process improvement. - - Participates in
identifying unit needs and supports unit goals and objectives. - -
Demonstrates flexibility in accepting direction and alteration of
assignments in response to changes designated by the Manager or
designee and/or changes in unit situations. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY
REQUIREMENTS: Must have the ability to sit for 2 hours per day, and
up to 1 total consecutive hours. Must be able to stand for 10 total
hours per day and up to 8 total consecutive hours. Must be able to
walk 6 total hours per day and up to 10 total consecutive minutes.
Must have the ability to frequently use fingers/hands for fingering
and handling. Must have the ability to use upper extremities for
frequent pushing of objects up to 10 pounds and occasional pushing
of objects up to 75 pounds. Must have the ability to transport
patients weighing up to 250 pounds via wheelchair, stretcher and/or
bed. Must have the ability for frequent stooping and bending. Must
have the ability for frequent reaching above the shoulder level.
Must have the ability for touching as it relates to feeling objects
by touching with the skin, particularly that of fingertips. Must be
able to hear as it relates to normal conversation, high and low
frequencies. Must be able to see as it relates to general, near,
far, color and peripheral vision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION:
Graduate of a professional nursing program. Registered Nurse with
current license to practice in the State of Pennsylvania or seek
Pennsylvania licensure through reciprocity. TRAINING AND
EXPERIENCE: One year medical/surgical experience preferred before
working in a specialty area. AORN Certification preferred (CNOR).
Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support Course.
Individualized orientation program for all areas. Please complete
your application using your full legal name and current home
address. Be sure to include employment history for the past seven
(7) years, including your present employer. Additionally, you are
encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history,
education, and/or certifications and licenses, if applicable. It is
highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion of
submitting your first application. Thank you for your interest in
St. Luke's!! St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal
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