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Registered Nurse

Company: Scott and Christie Eye Associates
Location: Cranberry
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:
The Surgery Center at Cranberry is dedicated to treating all medical eye care needs. We provide a full spectrum of services, from advanced diagnosis to treatment and surgery. We treat eye diseases such as retinal macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eye, diabetic retinopathy, and ocular oncology. It is our goal always to provide outstanding medical and surgical eye care in a caring and comfortable environment using the safest, most advanced technology that allows our doctors to personalize a treatment that is just right for our patient's eyes. -

Position Summary:
Performs perioperative nursing care for the pre-operative, intraoperative and/or post-operative areas. - Responsibilities include care of the patient patient throughout the the surgical process. 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.

Responsibilities:
1. Philosophya) Supports the facility's ideology, mission, goals, and objectivesb) Performs in accordance with the facility's policies and proceduresc) Follows the facility's standards for ethical business conductd) Conducts self in a professional manner, and as a positive role model and team membere) Recognizes patients' rights and responsibilities and supports them in performance of job dutiesf) Respects patient rights to privacy, dignity, and confidentialityg) Participates in facility committees, meetings, in-services, inventory and activitiesh) Maintains professional relationships with management and medical staff2. Communicationa) Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkersb) Interacts with others in a positive, respectful, and considerate manner3. Financial practicesa) Uses facility resources appropriately and avoids wasteful practicesb) Reports wasteful practicesc) Analyzes work area and makes recommendations for potential cost-effective improvements4. Compliance programa) Contributes to the progress and development of the organization's adopted compliance programb) Performs according to established compliance policies and procedures5. Performance-improvement programa) Contributes to the progress and development of the organization's adopted performance-improvement programb) Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and proceduresc) Objectively evaluates suggestions, grievances, and processes to identify opportunities to improve performance and quality of cared) Participates in data collection activities to support the performance-improvement program6. Safety/Risk-management programa) Adheres to safety policies and procedures in performing job duties and responsibilitiesb) Reports observed or suspected safety violations, hazards, and policy/procedure noncompliance to safety officer or other designated person7. Professional competencea) Participates in continuing education and other learning experiencesb) Shares knowledge gained in continuing education with staffc) Maintains membership in relevant professional organizationsd) Seeks new learning experiences by accepting challenging opportunities and responsibilitiese) Welcomes suggestions and recommendations8. Dutiesa) Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel for management of the recovery roomb) Organizes nursing activities efficiently, considering staff abilities when delegating activitiesc) Uses equipment effectively by anticipating patient needs and providing appropriate cared) Confirms that proper techniques and procedures are used according to accepted standards of practicee) Assists in managing inventory of supplies, drugs, and equipment to maintain availability and stock levels in the postoperative areaf) Maintains order and cleanliness of post-operative areag) Performs safe and individualized nursing care for the patient in the immediate post-operative/post-anesthesia periodh) Assesses and documents the patient's physical and emotional status upon arrival in the recovery roomi) 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 proceduresj) Provides nursing care to meet patient needs related to surgical condition and type of anesthesia administeredk) Monitors patients and informs surgeon or anesthetist of observed complicationsl) Performs thorough post-operative patient assessment prior to discharge of the patientm) Assists in assessing the physical and emotional status of the patient in preparation for dischargen) Develops a plan of care for the patient based on the assessment datao) Reviews post-operative instructions and prescriptions from the surgeon with patient and significant other and documents in the patient's medical recordp) Informs patient and family about appropriate care and procedure to follow upon returning homeq) Determines that patient and significant other understand conditions that require immediate care/method to obtain immediate carer) Provides comfort and reassurance to the patient and promotes privacy and dignitys) Other duties as requested by Clinical Director9. Cooperative work attitude toward co-employees, management, patients, visitors, and physicians10. Ability to promote favorable facility image with physicians, patients, insurance companies, and general public11. Ability to make decisions and solve problems

Qualifications:
Required1. High school graduate or GED certificate recipient2. Graduate of accredited school of nursing3. RN with active license in the state of Pennsylvania4. BLS and ACLS certification5. Evidence of leadership qualities6. Strong ethical and moral character references7. Language skills adequate for high-level written, interpersonal and telephone communication in American EnglishPreferred1. Perioperative experience in outpatient or ASC setting2. Computer literacyJob Type: Part-time

Company Benefits:
Join us! Apply with your resume, we offer:MedicalDentalVision401k w/ MatchGenerous PTO Paid Holidays Package$500 Sign-on Bonus - Terms and conditions apply. -The Surgery Center at Cranberry, an affiliate of EyeSouth Partners, -is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Scott and Christie Eye Associates, Erie , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Cranberry, Pennsylvania

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