Registered Nurse, FT, PRE-OP/PACU for Eye Surgery Center - #736220

Dulaney Eye Institute


Date: May 14, 2022
City: Towson, MD
Contract type: Full time
Dulaney Eye Institute

Overview









Dulaney Eye Institute is searching for a patient focused, skilled FT
RN for our Pre-OP/PACU Unit
- No nights, no weekends, no major holidays, a
t
eam oriented working environment where you are heard and respected as well as clear career ladder opportunities.




Since March of 1995,
Dulaney Eye Institute has been meeting the needs of both patients and physicians. We offer state-of-the-art equipment and highly skilled staff, who are committed to providing personal patient care. This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology


We are committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practices and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients and customers are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor




All of us at Dulaney Eye Institute are committed to inclusion and diversity. We believe today more than ever; it isn’t speaking the words, but starts with a culture of service, caring and listening and we would throughly enjoy meeting with you and discussing our employment opportunities




**Eyecare Services Partners will now only consider candidates who can verify prior to hire that they either have been fully vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus or have started the vaccine process by having their initial dose before starting in their new position and are committed to completing that process within 30 days of starting work




Responsibilities






The
PRE-OP/PACU RN must have a basic understanding of preoperative/postoperative equipment and policies related to: patient care monitor, patient jurney, glucometer, pregnancy testing devices, medical gases, AED, and defibrillator



Responsibilities include:


  • Maintenance of electronic medical record. Recognition of the need for narrative recording of unusual perioperative events, such as cancellation of procedure by anesthesia provider or medical emergencies

  • Ability to provide accurate preoperative instructions to patients

  • Ability to provide customized discharge education and follow-up phone call to patients

  • Ability to utilize general nursing foundation to formulate a patient specific plan related to pre-existing conditions, act as the patient’s advocate, and relay information (report) to others during patient “hand off”

  • Ability to apply Perioperative & Ophthalmic Nursing Principles to the care of the patient, especially as they relate to perioperative policies/instructions; and postoperative care of vision impaired, sedated patients who have received ophthalmic anesthetic blocks

  • Administer medications safely, adhering to Safe Injection Practices and their implications. Awareness of the impact of patient allergies on eye drop orders. Adherence to Controlled Substance Policies & Procedures

  • Participate in Medication Outdate Checks

  • Participate in Supply Inventory Maintenance

  • Adherence to Infection Control Policies & Procedures

  • Familiarity with Medical Emergency Preparedness Policies & Procedures





Qualifications







  • Registered Nurse licensed to practice nursing in the State of Maryland

  • BLS a must

  • ACLS a must

  • Greater than 2 years of experience as a RN, preferably with at least 1 year of experience occurring in a perioperative setting, or other specialty where sterile procedures are performed

  • Familiar with the basic nursing performance standards

  • Basic understanding of operating room equipment including, but not limited to: microscope, phacoemulsification machine, Electrosurgical unit, surgeon headlamp, LASERs, medical gases, patient gurney, and patient care monitor

  • Recognition of the need for narrative recording of unusual operating room events

  • Ability to assess patients’ needs: physical, educational, emotional, spiritual, and age appropriate



In Turn We Will Provide:


  • Benefits to full time team members that include. comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short and long term disability

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off

  • Paid parking

  • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected

  • Clear career ladder opportunities





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