Full Time Position. Position works under the direction of the PreOp/PACU Clinical Manager. Primary responsibilities are pre-admission phone calls, pre-admission interviews, and other pre-operative patient requirements. This position will also be cross-trained to provide patient care in the pre-operative and recovery areas as needed. Responsibilities include coordinating patient care with staff in surgery suite, patient assessment and prep including IV and medication administration, regional block assistance to anesthesia, and post anesthesia care. Demonstrates competency in identifying physiological symptoms and taking appropriate action within the NC Board of Nursing scope of practice. Willingness to cross-train to the surgical suite as needed highly preferred.
Must be graduate of an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed to practice professional nursing in the State of North Carolina and must be familiar with the basic nursing performance standards as outlined in the North Carolina Nursing Practice Act. Certification in BLS, ACLS and PALS required. Completion of a basic arrhythmia interpretation course is preferred. A minimum of one year experience in PACU or ICU. Knowledge of Patient rights and informed consent laws. Knowledge of specialized equipment used in the surgery center as well as anesthetic agents and their usage and effect on the surgical patient. Must provide evidence of continuing education in the field of surgical suite nursing. Requires basic computer knowledge.
Must be able to work in a cooperative manner and maintain effective working relationships with management/supervisors, co-workers, customers and vendors.
Internal Number: 2019-40
About Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic
Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic, is Wake County’s first orthopaedic practice. The Raleigh Orthopaedic Clinic's board certified surgeons are committed to being the orthopaedic provider of choice for our community by providing high quality, personalized care to our patients through our experience and dedication.The Raleigh Orthopaedic surgeons have over 200 years of combined experience and perform over 8,500 procedures a year. Our surgeons are fellowship trained in their respective sub-specialty areas, which include:- Orthopaedic Urgent Care - Physical and Occupational Therapy - MRI - Digital X-Ray - Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics In addition, we also have an outpatient surgery center, Raleigh Orthopaedic Surgery Center, which specializes exclusively in orthopaedics to provide our patients with a new level of surgical excellence.