Job Details

Position : Preoperative Nurse

Must be flexible to work other shifts if census dictates.

On call will be required.

Supervision of employees, including timekeeping, scheduling, and performance management (disciplinary action, performance evaluations, terminations, etc.).

 Supports the philosophy, mission, and employee code of conduct, goals, and objectives of Orthopedic One Surgery Center of Easton.

Contributes to the progress and development of the Organization's adopted Quality Management Program.

Communicates effectively with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.

Maintains professional competence by participating in continuing education and other learning experiences.

Adheres to safety and environment of care policies and procedures in performing job duties and responsibilities.

Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies and personnel.

Performs thorough preoperative patient assessment required in the outpatient setting.

Performs safe and individualized nursing care for the patient in the immediate postoperative/postanesthesia period.

Surveils patients and administers physician’s orders during both the preoperative and postoperative stages.

Demonstrates the knowledge and skill necessary to provide appropriate care for patients of various age groups.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor, administrator, or delegator.