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Registered Nurse-Chaska

Job Summary: Responsible for providing assistance ensuring smooth lab performance.

This opportunity is for you if:

  • You are warm, inclusive, trustworthy, and able to develop people.

  • You like the hustle and bustle of the healthcare industry.

  • You want to lead a fun, energized team that works hard

  • You can work flexible hours, one night and one Saturday a month

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for completing pre-operative phone calls, H&P (History and Physical) reviews, and providing appropriate admission requirements/instructions.

  • Complete, accurate, legible, and timely documentation of all patient care delivered at the Surgery Center as indicated per policy.

  • Monitors patients utilizing sound nursing judgment, and competent knowledge of equipment based on policies and procedures during patient admission.

  • Assesses the psychological, physiological & spiritual needs of patients and provides care accordingly and in an age-appropriate manner for patients.

  • Evaluates and documents patient condition and responses to nursing and/or medical interventions and communicates the information appropriately.

  • Assesses patient needs and supplies and equipment required for pain management procedure, patient needs, and physician preferences.

  • Responsible for completing post-operative phone calls, providing care and direction as appropriate.

  • Collaborates with other disciplines and departments to maximize patient outcomes and ensure a smooth flow of the preoperative experience.

  • Functions within the limits of the MN Nurse Practice Act, State and Federal Laws, the ASC, Pre-op/PACU Department philosophies, policies and procedures and standards of care.

  • Labels and administers medications and solutions as ordered. Applies principles of aseptic technique, standard and transmission precautions.

  • Provides emotional support and comfort for patients/family members, informs family of patient status, and provides patient and family education.

  • Follows proper channel of communication and informs leaders of unit activity, patient condition, and concerns.

  • Reassess, evaluate, and revise the implementation of the plan of care to meet the changing needs of the patient. Respond appropriately to changes in the patient’s condition and/or behavior.

  • Participates in acceptable continuing education, fostering career and skill development including meeting departmental continuing education requirements.

  • Assists in managing controllable costs by the proper, non-wasteful use of surgery center resources.

  • Assists with shipment unpacking, stocking, etc.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of an accredited training program for Registered Nursing

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse by the State of Minnesota

  • BLS/ACLS certification

  • Six months (1040 hours) practical nursing experience

What we need from you:

  • Comply with company policies, procedures, practices, and business ethics guidelines.

  • Complete job required training.

  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, (e.g., HIPAA, Stark, OSHA, employment laws, etc.)

  • Demonstrate prompt and reliable attendance.

  • Work at an efficient and productive pace, handle interruptions appropriately and meet deadlines.

  • Communicate and interact in a respectful and professional manner.

  • Prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the expectations of the daily operations.

  • Help patients dress/undress.

  • Collect urine samples for pregnancy testing.

  • Perform Glucose Testing

  • Work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Make and receive phone calls on behalf of the provider(s)

  • Ability to read, write and communicate effectively orally and in writing.

  • Proficiency in the operation of a computer and other office equipment

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time; push, pull and reach; occasionally bend, stoop, and stretch, ability to lift 50lbs.

  • Ability to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and other office equipment.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $36.00 - $39.00 per hour

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