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Recovery RN – 8955

Title: Recovery/Same Day Surgery RN – 8955

Category:

RN Opportunities

Department:

Same Day Surgery/Recovery

Scope of Responsibility:

The Recovery RN and Same Day Surgery RN has the responsibility for the following:  Completes all required patient assessments timely and accurately; completes discharge instructions or transfer information completely and accurately; completes all documentation accurately and timely; directs and assists non-licensed personnel; provides appropriate comfort measures and pain management; demonstrates knowledge of all wellness and disease management issues; administers medications accurately and timely; demonstrates competency in patient care procedures for the recovery room and same day surgery and use of pertinent equipment and supplies; executes accurate order entry, transcription of orders and signs off orders; provides patient education; initiates and up dates patient plan of care; and promotes and assures patient safety. Competent in knowledge of anesthetic agents.  Competent in conscious sedation.

Education Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing required.  RN with 1 year hospital experience or previous Same Day/Recovery experience.  Current State of Illinois registered nurse license, current CPR certification, ACLS and PALS certifications required. 

Opportunity Type:

Full-Time

Shift:

Days

Schedule:

32 Hrs/Wk + Call