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EyeSouth Partners LLC Registered Nurse in Lake Mary, Florida

Performs nursing care for the patient in the immediate post-operative/post-anesthesia period, assessing and documenting the patient’s status upon arrival in the recovery room. Provides nursing care to meet patient needs related to surgical condition and type of anesthesia administered, monitoring patient and informing the surgeon or anesthetist of observed complications.

  1. Philosophy

a) Supports the facility’s ideology, mission, goals, and objectives

b) Performs in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures

c) Follows the facility’s standards for ethical business conduct

d) Conducts self in a professional manner, and as a positive role model and team member

e) Recognizes patients’ rights and responsibilities and supports them in performance of job duties

f) Respects patient rights to privacy, dignity, and confidentiality

g) Participates in facility committees, meetings, in-services, inventory and activities

h) Maintains professional relationships with management and medical staff

  1. Communication

a) Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers

b) Interacts with others in a positive, respectful, and considerate manner

  1. Financial practices

a) Uses facility resources appropriately and avoids wasteful practices

b) Reports wasteful practices

c) Analyzes work area and makes recommendations for potential cost-effective improvements

  1. Compliance program

a) Contributes to the progress and development of the organization’s adopted compliance program

b) Performs according to established compliance policies and procedures

  1. Performance-improvement program

a) Contributes to the progress and development of the organization's adopted performance-improvement program

b) Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures

c) Objectively evaluates suggestions, grievances, and processes to identify opportunities to improve performance and quality of care

d) Participates in data collection activities to support the performance-improvement program

  1. Safety/Risk-management program

a) Adheres to safety policies and procedures in performing job duties and responsibilities

b) Reports observed or suspected safety violations, hazards, and policy/procedure noncompliance to safety officer or other designated person

  1. Professional competence

a) Participates in continuing education and other learning experiences

b) Shares knowledge gained in continuing education with staff

c) Maintains membership in relevant professional organizations

d) Seeks new learning experiences by accepting challenging opportunities and responsibilities

e) Welcomes suggestions and recommendations

  1. Duties

a) Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel for management of the recovery room

b) Organizes nursing activities efficiently, considering staff abilities when delegating activities

c) Uses equipment effectively by anticipating patient needs and providing appropriate care

d) Confirms that proper techniques and procedures are used according to accepted standards of practice

e) Assists in managing inventory of supplies, drugs, and equipment to maintain availability and stock levels in the postoperative area

f) Maintains order and cleanliness of post-operative area

g) Performs safe and individualized nursing care for the patient in the immediate post-operative/post-anesthesia period

h) Assesses and documents the patient’s physical and emotional status upon arrival in the recovery room

i) Documents post-anesthesia care and identity of second person in the recovery room during the patient’s recovery from anesthesia/sedation according to approved policies and procedures

j) Provides nursing care to meet patient needs related to surgical condition and type of anesthesia administered

k) Monitors patients and informs surgeon or anesthetist of observed complications

l) Performs thorough post-operative patient assessment prior to discharge of the patient

m) Assists in assessing the physical and emotional status of the patient in preparation for discharge

n) Develops a plan of care for the patient based on the assessment data

o) Reviews post-operative instructions and prescriptions from the surgeon with patient and significant other and documents in the patient’s medical record

p) Informs patient and family about appropriate care and procedure to follow upon returning home

q) Determines that patient and significant other understand conditions that require immediate care/method to obtain immediate care

r) Provides comfort and reassurance to the patient and promotes privacy and dignity

s) Other duties as requested by Clinical Director

  1. Cooperative work attitude toward co-employees, management, patients, visitors, and physicians

  2. Ability to promote favorable facility image with physicians, patients, insurance companies, and general public

  3. Ability to make decisions and solve problems

Required

  1. High school graduate or GED certificate recipient

  2. Graduate of accredited school of nursing

  3. RN with active license in the state of Georgia

  4. BLS and ACLS certification

  5. Evidence of leadership qualities

  6. Strong ethical and moral character references

  7. Language skills adequate for high-level written, interpersonal and telephone communication in American English

Preferred

  1. Perioperative experience in outpatient or ASC setting

  2. Computer literacy

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Surgical PRN RN: 3 years (Required)

License:

  • Florida RN (Required)

Job ID: 2021-1927

External Company URL: https://www.eyesouthpartners.com/

Job Board Name: Central Florida Eye Specialists

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