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Company: UnitedSurgical
Location: Paramus
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Surgical and Endoscopy Center of Bergen County is looking for a top-performer RN with solid knowledge of Pre- operative and PACU/ Recovery Nursing. This is a fast paced environment that is driven to reach the highest quality and commitment to patient care. PACU/ PRE OP RN PRN 4-8 shifts/month Plans, coordinates, and oversees care for patients of any age in PACU/ PRE OP department. Provides care within nursing standards of practice and the policies of the Center. Makes decisions regarding direct patient care needs and communicates appropriate information to other team members. May have additional responsibilities as designated by the manager, which include, but are not limited to, serving on committees, participating in quality improvement audits, and projects. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities PACU RN: Knows and adheres to policies of the Center and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.Follows policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for perioperative nursing care according to accepted standards.Plans, implements, and evaluates pre and post operative nursing care for patients based on individual, specific patient needs, and according to physicians orders.Organizes and prepares medical records of patients. Documents care appropriately and fully. Follows up on missing data and other patient care needs.Maintains and demonstrates current skills and knowledge of intravenous therapy, medication administration and effects, patient assessment, airway maintenance, patient teaching, emotional/social support of patients and families, and other needed clinical competencies.Remains calm and functions as a team member during times of stress and crisis situations.Seeks involvement in activities that promote professional growth and behavior.Actively participates in appropriate committee and CQI activities.Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens.Uses good body mechanics.Informs PACU Manager of applicable day-to-day situations.Follows employee health and other personnel and staffing policies. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities PRE OP RN Plans and prepared for the preadmission of the patient.Meets all required deadlines. Demonstrates discretionary ability in establishing priority.Delivers indirect and direct patient care according to established standards, taking into consideration the age and risk factors of the patient.Possess the knowledge and ability to use the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the care of the patient.Uses nursing judgment in decision-making.Acts as a patient advocate in meeting his/her physical and psychological needs.Performs patient assessment and reassessment immediately upon admission and on a regular basis in accordance with standards of care with documentation of these assessments as a basis for planning each patients care.Ensures that all nursing interventions and patients responses are communicated to responsible practitioners as indicated and that all components of the nursing process are documented in accordance with standards of practice.Integrates and coordinates care across settings and among disciplines.Implements physicians orders effectively and safely in accordance with standards of practice.Ability to recognize and intervene in stressful situations.Maintains BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications as applicable.Maintains or acquires skills on equipment necessary to complete required responsibilities.Documents all records according to established policies and procedures.Assesses information/documents on AdvantX, maintaining patient confidentiality.Assists with reviewing and updating policies and procedures.Performs effectively in stressful situations to fulfill position responsibilities.Provides teaching to patient/parent of child per level of understanding.Performs additional duties as needed by the department.#USP-123#USP-RN Required Skills Graduate of an accredited school of nursingPrevious experience working in an ambulatory surgical setting preferred.Current NJ Nursing LicenseCurrent BLS, ACLS and PALSMinimum of 2 years experience in Pre-Op/PACUStrong knowledge of surgical procedures and management of the surgical patientUnderstand principles of aseptic technique and their implementationAbility to care for patients from infancy to geriatricsKnowledge base to recognize, evaluate, solve problems and correct errorsAbility to quickly adapt to changing condition of the patient when neededExcellent teaching skillsExcellent communication and organizational skillsDemonstrate strong professional and ethical behaviorAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians and fellow employees. (TEAMWORK)Strong customer service skillsDemonstrate accountability, creativity, innovation and be receptive to changePossess basic knowledge of Performance Improvement ideologyUSPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law. What We Offer As a valued member of USPI, your health and wellbeing are important to us. We are proud to provide you and your dependents with valuable and significant benefits. USPI knows the value of well-rounded, balanced employees, which is why we offer a variety of additional benefits to help manage lifes daily stresses.Competitive wages Opportunities to better yourself professionally Health, Dental & Vision Coverage 401(k) retirement plan Paid Time Off (PTO) Company Paid Holidays Employee Assistance Programs Health Savings Account/ Flexible Spending Account Education Assistance Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance Travel Assistance when 100+ miles from home for business or vacation Free parking Who We Are At USPI, we create relationships that create better care. We partner with physicians and health care systems to provide first class ambulatory solutions throughout the United States. We are committed to providing surgical services in the most efficient and clinically excellent manner.USPI is committed to, and proud of our inclusive culture. An inclusive culture, in our view, is respectful of differences and nurtures and supports the contributions of each individual, while also embracing and leveraging diversity. A diverse workforce, combined with an inclusive culture, makes USPI stronger and better able to meet the needs of our diverse patient and physician population.For more information about USPI, check out our Job Location Paramus, New Jersey, United States Company Location Endoscopy Center of Bergen County(10914) Company Location Description Surgical Center Position Type PRN

Keywords: UnitedSurgical, Paterson , RN, Healthcare , Paramus, New Jersey

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