The incumbent is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of the immediate post-anesthetic/post-operative patient. Accurate and complete documentation, reflecting implementation of the nursing process is required. The incumbent must have technical skills & knowledge necessary to function in the Operating Room environment. He/she will fulfill the perioperative role required in the unique Operating Room environments demonstrating nursing skills and activities consistent with published standards for nursing practice.
Graduate from an accredited nursing school required.
Active licensed Nurse in the State of Maryland and/or compact state.
CPR/BLS & ACLS required.
Hospital certification in Defibrillation, IV insertion and blood glucose monitoring (Accuchek) preferred.
Minimum of two (2) year previous experience in PACU or Med/Surg. preferred.
Knowledgeable of AORN standards required.
Knowledgeable of Universal Precautions required.