Position : preop nurse
Assess patients prior to surgery.
Ensure that operative and informed consents are signed and in order.
Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure.
Initiate IVs and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure.
Assess patients’ post-operative condition.
Monitor vital signs.
Log all findings in patient files.
Answer patient questions and ensure they are kept comfortable.
Monitor patients for condition changes and report any changes to the physician.
Perform intervention duties in cases of post-operative emergencies.