We need a Registered Nurse to assist us with pre-op and recovery for pain management procedures on Thursdays from 6:30 am to 5 pm. Come join our team and make a real difference in patients' lives!
At Alliance Interventional, our team members focus on transforming the patient experience and delivering exceptional quality care. Patients choose Alliance Interventional because of our experienced healthcare team and minimally invasive approach to pain management—resulting in cost-effective treatments with less trauma and pain, and a faster recovery time.
Under the direction of the Director of Nursing, the Registered Nurse provides direct patient care for surgical/procedural patients. Plans and implements individualized care using the nursing process. Coordinates all perioperative care in patient-focused manner.
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:
Conducts ongoing patient assessment utilizing Operative Plan of Care, protocols and procedures. Reports abnormalities to appropriate staff members such as anesthesiologist and/or surgeon.
Completes all required documentation of assessment results and patient outcomes on appropriate perioperative forms according to procedure.
Demonstrates clinical expertise in such aspects of care such as aseptic technique, instrumentation, suture and surgical staple products, patient position, etc.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to set up, program and troubleshoot complex equipment such as: OR table and accessories, OR lights and halogen bulbs, electrocautery units, warming units, compression pumps, headlights, cameras and video equipment, etc.
Provides emotional support by standing at patient's side during induction of anesthesia.
Maintains a safe environment, monitors sterile field and controls traffic patterns in surgical suite per procedure.
Determines patient's immediate response to surgical intervention, monitors blood loss.
Ensure sponge, needle, and instrument counts are performed according to procedure.
Attends in-service and educational offerings to maintain current knowledge and skills. Identifies own learning needs and seeks opportunities for self-growth. Participates in required programs.
Maintains current competency skill checklists.
Completes and maintains age-specific growth and development competencies as required.
Follows Infection Control policies and procedures.
Participates in ongoing CQI monitoring and data collection.
Identifies areas for improvement and makes suggestions for innovative solutions.
High School Diploma or GED required; RN license with a Bachelor's of Science degree in nursing (BSN), associate degree in nursing (ADN), or hospital diploma. BSN preferred.
Licensed Registered Nurse in the state of employment, CNOR preferred, maintains current American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certification.
One (1) to three (3) years' progressive perioperative experience preferred.
Computer, language, and mathematical skills.
The employee may be exposed to radioactive isotopes, ionizing radiation, and a strong magnetic field. May be exposed to radiation, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.
More than 50% of the time:
Sit, stand, walk.
Repetitive movement of hands, arms and legs.
See, speak and hear to be able to communicate with patients.
Less than 50% of the time:
Stoop, kneel or crawl.
Climb and balance.
Carry and lift (ability to move non-ambulatory patients from a sitting or lying position for transfer or to exam).
A division of Alliance HealthCare Services (NASDAQ: AIQ), we are an equal opportunity employer and we believe in strength through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity & expression, status as a protected veteran, or disability.