Aug 02, 2020

Clinical Registered Nurse II - Preop Surgical

  • BayCare Health System
  • Lutz, FL, USA

Job Description

The Clinical Nurse II - Procedural independently cares for a sub-specialty group of patients consistently using the nursing process and clinical standards. Delegates appropriate patient care activities to other members of the health care team. Is responsible for professional accountability and development according to best practice standards set forth by a nationally recognized specialty organization. Also performs the role of preceptor and charge nurse when assigned. Required Experience includes 1 year acute care experience or 1 year interventional / procedural experience or 6 months RN acute care or interventional / procedural experience with prior LPN experience and completed competency assessment. Preferred Experience includes 1 year Interventional/Perioperative Internship.
The Preop RN is responsible for preparing patients for procedures that requrie anesthesia, conscious sedation or local anesthetics in the OR, Radiology, Cardiac Cath Lab, Interventional Radiology or Endoscopy Units. BLS, ACLS, PALS required.
Strongly prefer 1 year RN experience in Preop Surgical, PACU, Critical Care, or Emergency Service.
Shift hours vary between 6:00 AM - 5:30 PM Monday - Friday based on the needs of the department and procedural schedule. Call is offered to the Preop Team to help recover patients in Phase II PACU. It is not required but available.

Qualifications

Certifications and LicensuresRequiredBLS (Basic Life Support)RequiredRN (Registered Nurse)RequiredACLS (Cardiovascular)If required by departmentPreferredNurse Specialist
EducationRequiredAssociate'sNursingOrDiplomaNursingPreferredBachelor'sNursing
ExperienceRequired1 yearReference summary for detailsOrReference summary for detailsPreferred1 yearReference summary for details
Specific SkillsRequiredClinical skills appropriate to positionRequiredInterpersonal skills