Registered Nurse I - Ambulatory Surgery, per diem

Greenwich, CT
Dec 12, 2019

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Job Description

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The Registered Nurse practices within the Patient and Family Centered Care Model will assess, plan, implement and evaluate care for patients, coordinate ancillary staff and collaborate with interdisciplinary health care team.

 

Greenwich Hospital’s Ambulatory Surgery Unit services patients from age 18 years and older.  Surgical Ambulatory unit has a total capacity of 20 with 3 recliners and Medical Ambulatory’s capacity is 9. We manage pre-op/pre-procedure for surgical and non-surgical patients; post-op/post-procedure care of surgical and non-surgical patients.  IV infusions, transfusions and specialized blood draws are handled in ASU.  Responsible for pre and post care of the pain management patients and IVF patients, too.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

  • 1. Nursing Practice/Nursing Process
    • 1.1 Delivers and coordinates safe, competent, and effective patient focused care demonstrating knowledge and clinical proficiency within their practicing specialty area.
  • 2. Professional Integration
    • 2.1 Serves as a positive professional role model demonstrating accountability and responsibility through professional behavior.
  • 3. Leadership
    • 3.1 Uses effective communication, time management and prioritization skills.
  • 4. Communication/Collaboration
    • 4.1 Demonstrates a commitment to honor and respect the dignity of each person within their department/unit
  • 5. Quality/Performance Management
    • 5.1 Contributes to department effectiveness by offering suggestions and ideas that improve performance.
  • 6. Support of Unit Goals
    • 6.1 Dedicates work time in the areas of leadership, education, nursing practice or performance management to support advancement of unit goals in agreement with the Nurse Manager.

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Graduate from an accredited school of nursing; BSN strongly recommended.

 

EXPERIENCE

 

3-5 years surgical experience

 

LICENSURE

 

RN in State of Connecticut or Permit; Basic Life Support (BLS), ACLS and PALS preferred, IV Certification

 

PHYSICAL DEMAND

 

May be exposure to infectious diseases. Will be exposed to physical, mental and emotional illness as well as end of life conditions and death. Moderate stress and risk of injury from patient care. Standing/walking for more than half of the day. Frequently bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, twisting and lifting. Must be able to assist pushing/pulling/lifting patients ranging from five (5) to three hundred (300) pounds.

 

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Job Info

Job: 12233

Department: Ambulatory Surgery Center
Category: NURSING-STAFF
Sub Category: NURSE 2
Status: Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
Shift: D/E
Hours: .038

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