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Pre Assessment Nurse (LVN or RN)

Category:  Surgery
Department:  Day Surgery
Status:  PRN Days
Schedule:  Monday through Friday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Requirements to Apply: Graduate from accredited program and Licensed RN or LVN in the State of Texas. 

Requirements: Conducts pre-surgical assessment interview with patient. Prepares patients and families for surgical procedures both, physically and mentally. Proper information for current medication profile. Maintains appropriate patient records using profile. Maintains appropriate patient records using EMR. Engaged in patient satisfaction, gathers appropriate patient medical history per patient interview. Coordinates with other disciplines for EKG, Chest X-Ray, Lab Results, and any other Pre-Operative information needed for chart day of procedure. Gathers information from Physician Offices, History & Physical, Orders, procedures start times. Accepts departmental accountability for current and new policies, clinical programs and systems necessary to support changing patient care needs. Demonstrates positive attitude and behavior in the work environment. Follows all hospital Policies and Procedures. Prepares and Gathers all information needed for surgical chart day of procedure. Works effectively with Physician Offices as to patient additions and cancellations to surgery schedule. Helps arrange MD or other approved professional for 24 hour H&P update. Proper Pre-Operative instructions communicated to patient for day of surgery, performs other duties as assigned or required.

Posted:  5/17/2017