WellSpan Health Perioperative RN-Apple Hill Surgical Center-York- Full time Days in York, Pennsylvania

Perioperative RN-Apple Hill Surgical Center-York- Full time Days

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Job Description

General Summary:Under the general supervision of the Administrative Director, provides patient care and professional nursing services in pre-, intra- and postoperative areas, normally in an outpatient setting. Assists physicians during operative procedures and in providing care to patients. Instructs patients and their families in appropriate care.

Duties and Responsibilities:The following are essential job accountabilities: 1 Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients. 3 Writes initial nursing histories, assesses patients' conditions and develops individual care plans for patients. 4 Prepares the operating room for cases by setting up table, instruments and supplies according to type of case. 5 Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks supplies. 6 Prepares patients preoperatively for surgical procedures. 7 Assists the surgical team during operative procedures. 8 Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. 9 Assists in maintaining correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges. 10 Assists in patient care related activities such as starting IV solutions and inserting tubes. 11 Administers postoperative care by monitoring status and observing for postoperative complications. 12 Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members. 13 Performs a variety of nursing administrative duties. 14 Prepares and maintains records of patient charges.

About WellSpan:

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry.

The Community:

WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you’re seeking. The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours. Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia.

If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you’ll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future.

Required Skills

ACLS/BLS required

Pennsylvania RN license required

Child abuse clearances both FBI and PA Child Line required

Required Experience

2 years of OR, PACU, Med/Surg or critical care experience required to be considered for interview.

Job Location

York, Pennsylvania, United States

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Additional Scheduling Info

Possible Saturday coverage needed

Additional Requirements

PA Act73 – Child Abuse Clearance Required