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(RN) Registered Nurse - Surgical

Company: Cataract & Laser Institute
Location: Greenwood
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a Registered Nurse that has a passion for patient care? Do you have a desire to work in the healthcare field, and maintain a positive work/life balance without working nights, weekends, or holidays?

We are looking to add a Full-time Surgical RN, both Pre and Post Op, to our growing surgical team!

Position Summary: The Registered Nurse position is responsible for treatment and care of our surgical patients. They record patient symptoms, administer medications and assist with patient rehabilitation. The registered nurse educates patients and family members about medical conditions and provides emotional support. RNs work within the context of the surgical team to provide care to individuals before, during and after a surgical procedure.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct patient care to individuals in the pre-surgical, operative and recovery periods; collaborates with medical staff and other departments daily to promote coordination of patient care.
  • Assure quality of care by adhering to compliance standards; following ASC philosophies and standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act, and other governing agency regulations.
  • Establish a compassionate environment by providing emotional and psychological support to patients, friends, and families.
  • Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations; calling for assistance from health care support personnel.
  • Protect patients and staff by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols, medication administration and storage procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
  • Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping information confidential. Education and/or Experience:
    • ASN or BSN degree is required.
    • Registered Nurse with current license to practice as a professional nurse in the State within their practice location.
    • Current certification in Basic Life Support is required.
    • Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support is required and must be obtained within one year of employment.
    • Minimum of one year related work experience in operating room is preferred. What We Offer:

      Starting wage of $33- $38 per hour based on previous experience
      • 6.5 paid holidays per year
      • Approximately 10 days of PTO within first year
      • Employee Referral Program
      • Full slate of benefits to include health, dental, vision, and 401k
      • Growth and wage increase through company paid certification program Physical Demands and Work Environment (per ADA guidelines):
        • Physical Activity: Standing for sustained periods of time, Stooping, Grasping, Lifting, Talking, Hearing.
          • Physical requirements: Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform each activity. The worker may be exposed to the following hazards:
            • Anesthesia gases/agents
            • Blood and Bloodborne pathogens
            • Communicable diseases
            • Hazardous waste
            • Moving parts of equipment
            • Sharp objects

Keywords: Cataract & Laser Institute, Greenwood , (RN) Registered Nurse - Surgical, Healthcare , Greenwood, Indiana

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