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Pre/Post RN - Pre-Op Teaching

Job Summary: Provides professional nursing care for assigned patients in the Surgery unit. Performs initial patient assessment and documentation prior to surgery, carries out pre-op orders and provides post-op recovery care.  

Essential Functions:

  • Consistently uses an outward mindset and puts forth exemplary effort in accomplishing his/her goals and objectives in a manner that helps others to achieve their goals and objectives.
  • Performs and documents initial and ongoing assessments on pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Assists in patient education during all phases of the patient’s experience.
  • Appropriately documents patient care.
  • Evaluates and completes assessment of patient needs to provide supportive care before, during, and after surgery.
  • Oversees admission, assessment and preparation of patients.
  • Continuously monitors patients during the recovery phase.
  • Provides discharge instructions to the patients and their caregivers

Minimum Requirements: Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Michigan.  BLS/ACLS. PALS certification within 12 months of hire.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: BSN preferred. Two (2) years’ PACU, ICU or ER experience preferred.

Working Conditions:  Potentially exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements:   Constantly stand, sit, walk, reach, push/pull, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, talk/hear.  Frequently sit, reach, push/pull, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, lift/carry 25 to 50+ lbs.

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