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Registered Nurse Pre-Op

Company: Townsen Memorial Hospital
Location: Humble
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTownsen Memorial Hospital is looking for a full-time Registered Nurse to work in Pre-Op at our hospital in Humble, TX! Responsible for admitting the patient to the clinical area and providing nursing care to the pre-operative patient, as well as, developing a nursing care plan specifically designed for the individual patient. The staffing of the Hospital is based on a teamwork concept. Employees may be cross-trained in other clinical areas and may be expected to perform duties other than their normal ones as staffing and patient needs change.About Townsen MemorialTownsen Memorial Hospital is a CIHQ-accredited surgical hospital that also has multiple outpatient departments in the Houston metropolitan area. Our services include inpatient and outpatient surgeries, 24/7 emergency care, diagnostic imaging, and more. With its state-of-the-art equipment at all facilities and six operating rooms at the hospital, the Townsen Memorial Hospital Group invest in patient-care. We have a busy and growing practice seeking driven employees to join our team. Please visit our website for additional information: townsenmemorialhospital.com ESSENTIAL FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures the pre-operative area has a clean and therapeutic environment for all patients at all times
  • Ensures supplies and equipment needed are available and in good working order
  • Admits the patient to the unit and prepares him/her for the scheduled procedure
  • Makes initial assessment and determines the nursing needs of the patient, communicates additional discharge needs when applicable (transportation, durable medical equipment)
  • Explains nursing procedures and actions taken to help reduce anxiety
  • Identifies patient's physical and mental status
  • Monitors the patient's medical condition and reports any significant changes to the admitting physician or anesthesiologist
  • Reports any important health history facts to the operating room nurse
  • Gives patients and family members emotional support as necessary
  • Documents patient care delivered, accurately in the medical record
  • Implements doctor's orders in a timely and accurate manner
  • Plans for routine events and anticipates/prevents and manages/evaluate emergent situations
  • Initiate patient education to ensure that both patient and family, are educated on procedures and medications. Develop individualized care plans based on each individual patient's condition.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
    • Nursing care for the pre-operative patient
    • Operation of vital sign monitors
    • Assessment skills
    • A basic understanding of nursing diagnosis
    • Principles of Standard Precautions
      • Our facility is subject to the CMS vaccine mandate. You must be fully vaccinated before you may begin employment with us. While our company currently does not have a vaccine mandate, we're obligated to enforce any applicable mandates under federal law.
      • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing or vocational school
      • Registered Nurse (active and unencumbered license) in the State of Texas
      • BLS, PALS and ACLS (required)
      • Previous pre-operative care experience (preferred)BENEFITS:We are offering a comprehensive benefits package including:
        • 401(k) with employer contribution
        • Medical Insurance
        • Dental Insurance
        • Vision Insurance
        • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
        • Employee Assistance Program
        • PTO + Holidays

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Keywords: Townsen Memorial Hospital, Houston , Registered Nurse Pre-Op, Healthcare , Humble, Texas

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