HaysMed RN-PCU (Full-time; Nights) in Hays, Kansas
Under the supervision of the nursing department’s management, the RN assumes the responsibility for the nursing processes of assessment, diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, implementation, and evaluation needed to deliver safe, evidence based care within their scope of practice.
Checks all equipment for proper functioning such as cautery machine, suction machine and OR table
Arrange furniture according to use
Maintains clean OR table
Collect necessary stock and equipment
Help scrub nurse with setting up
Assist with counts and records
Assist the anesthesiologist in positioning the patient
Assist the patient in assuming the position for anesthesia
Anticipate the anesthesiologist’s needs
Reposition the patient per surgeon’s instruction
Apply restraints on the patient
Expose the area for skin preparation
Catheterize the patient as indicated by the surgeon
Perform skin preparation & clipper prep as necessary
Replenishes and records sponge/ sutures during procedure
Hands dressing to the scrub nurse
Helps remove and dispose of drapes
Helps to prepare the patient for the recovery room/ICU
Assist the scrub nurse, taking the instrumentations to the service (washroom)
Ensures that room is ready for the next case
Ensures SCIP measures have been met
Pre mixes drips
Obtains supplies form Cath Lab as needed
Assesses implantable device reprogramming
Collects and assesses initial and on-going data about the health status of the patient.
Initiates and/or revises an individualized plan of care that includes immediate and long-term outcomes for the patient/family and reflects the plan of the entire health care team.
Carries out interventions safely and in compliance with policy to facilitate achievement of expected outcomes.
Evaluates patient response to intervention/therapy based upon expected outcomes.
Provides patient education by explaining procedures, medications and giving instructions at a level the patient can understand; addresses patient’s questions and concerns; verifies patient informed consent when indicated.
Documents and communicates all required components of patient care.
Collaborates and cooperates with other members of the health care team in meeting the preventive, emergency, and restorative health needs of a patient in a safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment.
Collaborates with the health care team to provide pre and post-operative care.
HIPPA: This position will have access to the following Protected Health Information in order to carry out the duties related to their position at Hays Medical Center based on the following criteria:
Primary – required (routine) to do the job;
Secondary – required for the job, but mostly be exception; and
None – no approved access
Description of Information
Patient Demographic Information (information used to identify a person): Name, Date of Birth, Address, Race, Marital Status, Religion
Financial Information/Insurance (information related to insurance, billing and payment): Billing Information, Payer Name, Payer ID, Account Balances, Plan Elements Covered, Payment Information, Payment Rates
Clinical Information (information that describes a patient’s health status): Diagnosis, Reports/Medical Notes, Test Results, Problem List, Procedures, History and Physical
Coding Information (clinical information that is in (alpha) numeric format): ICD Codes, Rev Codes, CPT Codes
These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit.
Infection Control: Initial and Ongoing training in dealing with infection control. Trainings could include but are not limited to, blood borne pathogens, bodily fluids and bio hazardous materials as it applies to your daily work environment.
Patient Interaction: Frequent
Education/Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BSN required or must obtain within 4 years of employment; knowledge of general nursing theory and practice required; knowledge of principles, methods and techniques involved in performing general nursing services and adapting or modifying standards of nursing practices for care of specific medical cases.
Certificates and Licenses: Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in the State of Kansas or has work permit from the State Board of Nursing; BLS certification required or must complete BLS certification with in the first two weeks of employment; Certified OR Nurse (CNOR) preferred. As of June 1, 2016: ACLS certification required within twelve months of employment.
Requisition ID: 2022-29074
External Company Name: HaysMed
External Company URL: https://careers-haysmed.icims.com/
Street: 2220 Canterbury Dr