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PRN Registered Nurse

Company: Panorama Eye Care
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are

At Denver Eye Surgeons, a Panorama Eyecare company, we create centers of excellence in eye care by exceeding national benchmarks for clinical quality, providing unrivaled patient experience, and by being a provider of choice within the regions we serve. We strive to be the model for "Employer of Choice" and we will accomplish this through the integration of education, research, and our commitment to excellence for all our team members. Here at Panorama Eyecare we are all about the word TEAM.

The Role

The RN provides expert professional nursing care during the pre- and post-operative course. The RN assesses, implements and evaluates the care of the patient. The nurse will assure that the patient is prepared for discharge to a home environment by providing the necessary education to the patient and their responsible caregiver.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Works with members of the health care team to provide optimal care to the patient, throughout their surgical experience.
  • Must be available to work 3 shifts per month. Flexible Monday - Friday.
  • Must be available to work (1) Summer Holiday Shift - day before or after the Holiday (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day) and (1) Winter Shift - day before or after the holiday (Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's).
  • Attends all Mandatory Staff Meetings.
  • Maintains a friendly, positive and caring attitude with all patients, physicians and staff.
  • Assists in patient education during all phases of their experience in the ASC.
  • Assists in assuring that the equipment is functioning properly.
  • Monitors the use of all supplies during patient stay. Assist with inventory control and stock accordingly.
  • Documents appropriately the care that is given to the patient.
  • Maintains continuing education to meet state requirements and keep current with health care.
  • Displays professionalism at work and in the community, as a representative of the Eye Center.
  • Identifies actual and potential risks to patients and others, and takes action to minimize or eliminate risk and maximize safety.
  • Assists in Pre-Op/Post-op Phone-calls.
  • Communicates with other health care team members to assure continuity of care in the ASC.
  • Credentialed to receive all patients in PACU including MACs, pediatric and adult generals after surgery. Assesses, evaluates, and documents on the patient. Monitors the patient continuously during their recovery phase. Provides discharge instructions to the patient and their caregiver, verifying confirmation prior to discharge.
  • Incorporates a sense of wellness by allowing the patient's family to be reunited with them as soon as feasible and encouraging self-care by the patient.
  • Competently uses NextGen.
  • Prepares for emergency situations by knowing the Policies and Procedures of the ASC.
  • Monitors that Universal Precautions are maintained.
  • Completes all necessary documentation on the Nursing Notes record and all patient records.
  • Wipes down gurneys, recliners and medical equipment between patients with a germicidal solution. Remakes beds as needed.
  • Accept other duties as assigned. Requirements

    Who You Are

    Performance/Skills Requirements:
    • Communicates effectively and has the ability to work compatibly with all physicians and staff of the Eye Center.
    • Champions the mission statement of Panorama Eyecare.
    • Possesses strong organizational skills, is efficient and understands the importance of efficiency and cost effectiveness in an ambulatory surgery setting.
    • Knowledge of clinical skills.
    • Ability to make quick assessments of patients and handles emergency situations effectively and quickly.
    • Ability to work well under pressure and in a fast-paced environment.
    • Maintains a professional demeanor, including dress and work conversation.
    • Flexible in working hours.
    • Demonstrates Age Specific competencies for Adult and Pediatric patients. Education/Certifications/Experience:
      • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
      • Current Colorado RN state license.
      • BLS, ACLS and PALS (complete within 3 months of employment).
      • Two years of pre-operative, recovery room, intensive care or emergency room experience is desired.
      • Previous experience in EMR preferred.
      • Preferred accomplishments include experience in Ophthalmology Surgery. Physical Demands:
        • Ability to stand/walk for long periods of time (up to 12 hours per day) in a fast-paced setting.
        • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.
        • Ability to bend, stoop and twist without restriction, pain or discomfort.
        • Ability to assist patients in turning, rising from recliners and stretchers.
        • Ability to assist patients in and out of wheelchairs, push wheelchairs.
        • Ability to assist with moving patients on and off the operating room stretcher. Additional Job Details
          • Works at our ASC location: Denver Eye Surgeons.
          • This is a Part Time (PRN) position.
          • Compensation for this role will be $42 - $46 an hour based on experience/certification.
            Our Growth Opportunities

            At Panorama Eyecare, we care about our employee's ability to grow within the company. Therefore, we have created career growth plans that allow employees the ability to work toward their professional growth. We encourage all employees to apply for internal openings they may be qualified for, and we welcome the opportunity to interview and coach employees on how to grow.

            EEOC

            Panorama Eyecare is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Panorama Eye Care, Lakewood , PRN Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Lakewood, Colorado

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