​RN – Pre-op/PACU

General summary of duties:  Contributes to Lynbrook Surgery Center by utilizing the nursing process in planning, executing, and evaluating the nursing care given to the surgical patient during the pre & post-operative period.  Plans and delivers safe, effective nursing care until the patient is transferred to/from his/her care to the surgical RN and discharge. 

Qualifications


Knowledge, skills & abilities:

Responsible for delivery of professional nursing care for assigned patients

  • Performs nursing assessment
  • Formulates nursing diagnosis/care plan
  • Implements/evaluates care plan for all assigned patients
  • Administers medications and interventions within scope of practice
  • Demonstrates attention to detail by ensuring that all documentation is legible, complete, and accurate.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, systems, and objectives.
  • Has knowledge of patient rights and strives to improve patient outcomes by respecting each patient’s cultural, psychosocial, and spiritual values. 
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory, compliance, and accreditation standards and requirements.
  • Possesses critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to listen to others and openly expresses respect for differing opinions.
  • Demonstrates leadership, effective organizing, and planning skills. 
  • Effective problem solving skills to include data analysis and judgment to make effective decisions.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • High Impact Communication – Effective oral and written communication skills 
  • Computer Skills – Knowledge and basic use of computer skills. 
  • Maintains high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to build trust and gain respect through effective team leadership and participation skills. 

Education:  Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.

Experience: Minimum 2 years experience in PACU or critical care area; ambulatory surgery center experience, a plus.

Certification/license:

  • Active RN license as required by state of New York.
  • Valid BCLS Certification upon employment. ***online certification not acceptable.
  • ACLS & PALS as required by facility.
  • CCRN certification preferred.

To apply, fill out the form on this page.