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Pre-Op/OR/PACU RN

Company: Swansea Eye Surgery Center
Location: Belleville
Posted on: June 29, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionEyeCare Partners is the nation's leading provider of clinically integrated eye care. Our national network of over 300 ophthalmologists and 700 optometrists provides a lifetime of care to our patients with a mission to enhance vision, advance eye care and improve lives. Based in St. Louis, Missouri, over 650 ECP-affiliated practice locations provide care in 18 states and 80 markets, providing services that span the eye care continuum. For more information, visit www.eyecare-partners.com.Title: Registered Nurse, Assessment / Pre-Admission TestingCompany: Eye Surgery CenterLocation: Swansea, IL


Perks:


  • Full Benefits Package - Medical, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance
  • 401k + Employer Matching
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Paid Maternity Leave
  • Competitive Base Pay



    Hours:

    • Full Time
    • Your shifts would typically be Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm, but this could vary, and you may need to work a little earlier/later as needed.



      Requirements:

      • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program required
      • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing preferred
      • Current Illinois Registered Nurse (RN) License required
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
      • Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred
      • Must be able to provide proof of their identity and their right to work in the United States
      • Experience working in ICU, Critical Care and/or PACU is strongly preferred
      • Pre-admission testing experience preferred


        JOB TITLE: Registered Nurse, Assessment / Pre-Admission Testing
        REPORTS TO: Nurse Manager
        FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt


        POSITION SUMMARY

        • Demonstrates quality patient service during interactions with patients, coworkers, and vendors.
        • Exhibits a positive attitude and is flexible in accepting work assignments and priorities.
        • Meets attendance and tardiness expectations.
        • Is dependable; follows policies and procedures.
        • Maintains professionalism in interactions with patients and coworkers.
        • Performs quality work and consistently exhibits initiative.



          ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

          • Utilize a computer database to obtain and document information on surgical patients.
          • Conduct a phone assessment of each surgical patient to obtain medical and medication history.
          • Evaluate patients for allergies and reconcile with pre-operative eye drops.
          • Communicate with Surgery Schedulers regarding patient needs and pre-surgical paperwork.
          • Communicate with Primary Care Physicians, Cardiologists, Oncologists, etc. to obtain necessary information for appropriate medical evaluation pre-operatively.
          • Communicate directly with the Anesthesia staff and Surgeons to ensure all questions regarding pre-operative patients are answered prior to surgery to ensure a smooth schedule.
          • Other duties as assigned.



            JOB QUALIFICATIONS

            To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. The requirements below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.
            Competencies
            To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following:

            • Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions.
            • Communication Skills: Communicates in an open and concise manner. Exhibits good verbal (one-to-one and one-to-group) communication skills. Identifies and resolves communication barriers (involving self/others). Writes effective business communications. Conducts effective meetings. Participates effectively in meetings. Communicates effectively at all levels of the organization.
            • Innovation: Develops creative ideas and innovative approaches to improve things such as teamwork, patient care, work processes, or productivity.
            • Decision Making: Plans and organizes own work. Recognizes when a system or process is not producing the desired results. Determines the cause of problems before taking action. Gathers relevant information when necessary. Systematically generates and evaluates alternatives and solutions before making a decision. Thinks in a logical, disciplined manner. Manages time efficiently. Manages multiple assignments simultaneously.
            • Interpersonal and Team: Facilitates communication. Solicits constructive and critical feedback for self-development. Develop relationships that establish a sense of openness, concern, confidence, and trust. Gains cooperation and action from team members. Modifies style to be appropriate for each situation. Solicits and listens actively to the opinions and suggestions of others. Confronts problems and resolves conflict.
            • Initiative: Takes responsibility for personal actions. Achieves results on time and within budget. Develops work skills to enrich current job and/or accept additional responsibilities. Takes appropriate action as problems or opportunities arise. Recognizes and acts upon opportunities for continuous improvement. Volunteers to help others when a need is identified. Responds to requests, suggestions, and leadership from management willingly and openly. Understand team members' needs and requirements.
            • Leadership: Committed to professional/personal growth and development. Active participant in practice, department, and team activities and goals. Proactive in continuing to enhance leadership skills. Contributes to an enthusiastic, positive work environment. Promotes unified culture and systems. Possesses a commitment to quality and excellence. Sets a proper example for others to follow. Sets priorities with a proper sense of importance. Follows through on assignments to assure successful completion. Balances big picture with day-to-day requirements and details. Values diversity in culture, ethnic background, thought, etc. Maintains composure when dealing with emergencies and crises.



              EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

              • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program required
              • Bachelors of Science Degree in Nursing preferred
              • Current Illinois Registered Nurse (RN) License required
              • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
              • Adult Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred
              • Must be able to provide proof of their identity and their right to work in the United States
              • Experience working in ICU, Critical Care and/or PACU is strongly preferred
              • Pre-admission testing experience preferred



                LANGUAGE SKILLS / COMPUTER SKILLSTo perform this job successfully, an individual will need to:

                • Become proficient in the use of both NextGen and ModMed databases
                • Have proficiency in Microsoft Word
                • Be able to operate printer, copier, telephone, and fax
                • Have knowledge of patient monitoring and emergency equipment



                  PHYSICAL DEMANDS
                  The employee must be able to:

                  • Walk, stand and sit for prolonged periods of time
                  • Occasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
                  • Occasionally be able to push up to an excess of 200 pounds
                  • Occasionally be able to pull/ lift patients with the assistance of other personnel and or assistive devices, up to an excess of 400-500 pounds
                  • Occasionally be able to bend, stoop, kneel and climb



                    ACCIDENT OR HEALTH HAZARDS

                    • Regular exposure to blood and body substances
                    • Exposure to needle sticks possible



                      WORKING CONDITIONS

                      • Works in well-lit and ventilated surroundings including pre-operative/PACU areas, Nurses' stations, procedure rooms, lounge, etc.
                      • May occasionally be exposed to outside environment



                        DISCLAIMER
                        This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the current scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by current job holder(s) within this job. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Eyecare Partners reserves the right to change the expectations of the job and assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.


                        If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600. Please do not contact the office directly – only resumes submitted through this website will be considered.

                        EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


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Keywords: Swansea Eye Surgery Center, Belleville , Pre-Op/OR/PACU RN, Healthcare , Belleville, Illinois

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