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Admitting, Recovery, and Discharge RN - Mercy River Hills Surgery Center

Company: Iowa Orthopaedic Center PC
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Are you looking for a rewarding career providing the highest quality health care possible?
About Iowa Ortho
Iowa Ortho is making a strong connection between exceptional patient care and outstanding career opportunities! Our company is made up of several teams who are all dedicated to providing excellent experiences for our patients and our co-workers. If you enjoy working alongside some of the best people in the state and you place patient care above all else, there may be a place for you at Iowa Ortho!
WORK ALONGSIDE DEDICATED PEOPLE: Our team is made up of individuals who believe creating a positive experience is not just for the patient, but also for their co-worker.
WORK WITH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY AND STATE-OF-THE-ART EQUIPMENT: Iowa Ortho works hard to stay up-to-date on all technology including creating and advancing our own systems. Our imaging center provides the highest quality radiographs (X-rays), advanced digital imaging for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT scan) and dual X-ray absorptiometry (DXA scan) for both bone density and body composition testing, as well as cutting-edge outpatient surgical suites.
PROVIDE EXCELLENT PATIENT CARE: Work with staff that are dedicated to providing excellent care to our patients. Iowa Ortho providers and teams are all working towards two common goals - the quality of life of our patients, and our staff.
COMPETITIVE BENEFITS AND FUN AT WORK: We value our team members. That's why Iowa Ortho offers competitive benefits such as: 401k contributions, profit sharing, and a full menu of a la carte benefits, employee discounts, annual pay evaluations, company BBQs, food trucks, theme days, and more!
Iowa Ortho offers Monday through Friday hours, with no weekends and no call. If you have been looking for an opportunity to use your experience while getting away from being on call - please consider this rare opportunity.Please note, our first point of contact concerning any open positions, may be e-mail. Please check your spam folder as unknown senders sometimes wind up in spam or junk.
Provides preoperative and postoperative patient care in the outpatient surgery setting according to established standards of care. Serves the populations ranging from infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.This position is full time. No NIGHTS. No WEEKENDS. No CALL.
Essential Functions
Prepare and evaluate outpatients preoperatively in an efficient and caring manner to provide for a smooth patient flow throughout their experience. Collects, assesses, and analyzes patient data using nursing diagnoses to develop plan of care.
Responsible for obtaining appropriate lab specimens, performing and interpreting EKGs, and IV access according to perioperative requirements.
Maintains knowledge of equipment and stays abreast of current perioperative nursing trends.
Review outpatient charts immediately preoperatively to ensure completeness, including completion of all preoperative consents.
Communicate effectively and appropriately with staff, physicians, patients, families and other health care team members.
Conduct pre-surgical assessment.
Provides a safe environment for patient and staff by implementing standards of aseptic technique and by controlling the physical and psychological aspects of that environment.
Provides airway management.
Ongoing physiological assessment through all phases of the surgical experience, including medication and pain management.
Participates in the performance improvement process. Assists with regulatory compliance throughout the organization.
Demonstrates competence in specified computer applications.
Adheres to all Joint Commission Ambulatory Standards and CMS Rules and Regulations.
Other duties as assigned by respective Nurse Manager, including staff cross training.
Participate in maintenance of unit resource materials.
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
R.N. with license to practice in State of Iowa.
Mandatory reporting course within previous 5 years.
IV skills.
Knowledge of perioperative services and patient education.
Maintains BLS certification.
Maintains ACLS certification, or obtains within 6 months of hire.
ARD RN - PALS certification strongly encouraged but not required.
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