Company: Progressive Vision Institute
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Evaluates and completes assessment of patient needs to provide
supportive care before, during, and after procedures while
maintaining accuracy and completing records.
Communicates pertinent information to co-workers.
Provides a safe environment for the patient to prevent potential
injury. Investigates and intervenes in problem situations,
reporting appropriate information to supervisor and documents
Maintains equipment and supplies.
Cleaning and disinfecting equipment.
Operates and troubleshoots specialized equipment and patient
Anticipates and assists with maintaining adequate inventory of
supplies and medications.
Accountable for administration of drugs, (with exception of IV
procedures) and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe
and accurate manner.
Ensures informed signed consent completed prior to administration
Provides guidance to other staff members assisting with
Consults with appropriate supervisor or physicians as needed.
Seeks educational opportunities and accepts responsibility for own
professional growth and development. Participates with in service
opportunities and staff meetings.
Accepts direction from supervisor or physicians and adheres to
Maintains patient's rights to privacy by not discussing privileged
information outside the work area or with in hearing range of
visitors, family, or patients.
Maintains flexibility and performs other duties as required.
Functions within the legal limits of nursing practice.
Refers situations beyond ability or function to proper person.
Reports errors of commission/omission.
Participates in performance improvement program.
Assists in Code Cart Maintenance and Defibrillator Checks.
Assists in completion of ASC patient log book.
Initiates IV's and administers IV sedation under direction of
Must be a graduate of a college/university and/or accredited school
of practical nursing.
Must hold a current license from the Pennsylvania State Board of
Nursing to practice as a registered nurse.
Current BCLS is mandatory. ACLS is preferred.
Membership in local, state, and national societies is
Current operating room experience of one year is preferred. CNOR is
preferred. AORN professional affiliation is preferred. State annual
education requirements are mandatory.
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