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Clinic RN - Perioperative Anesthesia Assessments

Company: Geisinger
Location: Danville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

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Job Title: Clinic RN - Perioperative Anesthesia AssessmentsLocation: Danville, PennsylvaniaJob Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing SupportSchedule: Days Work Type: Full timeDepartment: Outpatient Surgery TeamDate Posted: 11/05/2021Job ID: R-17100Job SummaryAs a Clinic Registered Nurse for Perioperative Anesthesia Assessments you will work closely with every patient making sure to review their medical, surgical and anesthesia history prior to surgery. You will work hand and hand with the Anesthesiologists and Anesthetists to to ensure the patients meet the criteria for Outpatient Surgery. Your work will primarily be done through phone assessments but you will have occasional direct patient care. You must have an understanding of the patient's medications and what can and cannot be taken prior to surgery.Job DutiesProvides primary nursing support to the physician and patient to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient's condition. Provides patient education, promotes an understanding of the condition and adheres with the treatment plan. The Registered Clinic Nurse, functions in the spirit of teamwork, is accountable for the delivery of care utilizing skills learned in the clinic. Assists other team members on the unit.Acts as clinic lead providing oversight of clinic flow and non-provider staff.Triages patient sick calls to facilitate appropriate treatment plan with providers.Obtains and documents patient medical history, chief complaint, vital signs, and provides basic medical data base for provider, and prepares patient for examinations.Oversees chart checks insuring that all patient completed testing is available for provider visit.Assists providers in procedures as directed by provider to facilitate accurate diagnosis and treatment.Monitor staffing levels to assure appropriate staffing based on clinic needs.Collects and prepares laboratory specimens and completes associated paperwork to expedite laboratory studies with maximum accuracy and efficiency.Executes and documents ongoing patient communication.Provides instruction to ensure patient's understanding of medical condition and compliance with treatment instructions.Inserts, monitors, regulates and discontinues IVs as required by provider.Administers medications, IV push medications, and topical medications.Routinely inspects and observes condition and operation of diagnostic equipment and instrumentation to ensure proper operation and identify need for preventive and corrective maintenance.May clean, sterilize and prepare instruments, according to established protocols, to ensure required level of asepsis and adequate availability.Cleans and sets up Procedure rooms between cases, ensures required level of asepsis, availability of appropriate instruments and equipment, and preparation of patient.Educate staff and patients on all aspects of medication and treatments as appropriate.Assists in all aspects of day to day clinic activity.Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.Position DetailsWork Schedule/Details:Monday through Friday 8AM to 4:30PM or 8:30A to 5PNo weekends, on call or holidays at this timePrior experience with preop, PACU, or OR experience is preferred.We're proud to offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:Medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverageFamily Support (Fertility and Adoption Support)Employer contribution to your retirement planTuition assistance (part time and full time roles only)Generous paid time off packages that allows you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family.Professional opportunities for growth and advancement-- -Support and mentorship from a full range of dedicated and experienced nursing leadersPaid Military LeaveCommunity Involvement through our Employee Resources Groups-- -EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)Certification(s) and License(s)Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body; Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of PennsylvaniaOur Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

Keywords: Geisinger, Reading , Clinic RN - Perioperative Anesthesia Assessments, Healthcare , Danville, Pennsylvania

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