MD EyeCare Services Corporate

Pre-Op/PACU RN - No Nights, No Weekends, No Holidays, No On Call!

Job Locations US-MD-Towson
Posted Date 5 days ago(1/13/2022 11:36 AM)
Job ID
2022-6355
# of Openings
1
Category
Dulaney Eye Institute
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Dulaney Eye Image

 

We are seeking a Full Time, Registered Nurse for our Pre-Op/PACU Team

 

This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and a dynamic leadership.

Dulaney Eye Institute, (an ASC) performs surgeries that do not require hospital admission. Procedures are performed in a fully equipped operating room and recovery is under the care of highly skilled nurses. Surgeries performed include procedures related to ophthalmology. We are seeking a skilled Registered Nurse preferrably with previous, verifiable experience in eye procedures, such as cataracts, retina, cornea and glaucoma.   

 

Eyecare Services Partners will now only consider candidates who can verify prior to hire that they either have been fully vaccinated against the Covid 19 virus or have started the vaccine process by having their initial dose before starting in their new position and are committed to completing that process within 30 days of starting work. Exemptions for medical and religious concerns will be considered.

Responsibilities

The PACU RN must have a basic understanding of preoperative/postoperative equipment and policies related to: patient care monitor, patient journey, glucometer, pregnancy testing devices, medical gases, AED, and defibrillator.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance of electronic medical record. Recognition of the need for narrative recording of unusual perioperative events, such as cancellation of procedure by anesthesia provider or medical emergencies
  • Ability to provide accurate preoperative instructions to patients 
  • Ability to provide customized discharge education and follow-up phone call to patients
  • Ability to utilize general nursing foundation to formulate a patient specific plan related to pre-existing conditions, act as the patient’s advocate, and relay information (report) to others during patient “hand-off”
  • Ability to apply Perioperative & Ophthalmic Nursing Principles to the care of the patient, especially as they relate to perioperative policies/instructions; and postoperative care of vision impaired, sedated patients who have received ophthalmic anesthetic blocks
  • Administer medications safely, adhering to Safe Injection Practices and their implications. Awareness of the impact of patient allergies on eye drop orders. Adherence to Controlled Substance Policies & Procedures 
  • Participate in Medication Outdate Checks
  • Participate in Supply Inventory Maintenance
  • Adherence to Infection Control Policies & Procedures
  • Familiarity with Medical Emergency Preparedness Policies & Procedures

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse licensed to practice nursing in the State of Maryland
  • BLS a must
  • ACLS a must
  • Greater than 2 years of experience as a RN, preferably with at least 1 year of experience occurring in a perioperative setting, or other specialty where sterile procedures are performed
  • Familiar with the basic nursing performance standards
  • Basic understanding of operating room equipment including, but not limited to: microscope, phacoemulsification machine, Electrosurgical unit, surgeon headlamp, LASERs, medical gases, patient gurney, and patient care monitor
  • Recognition of the need for narrative recording of unusual operating room events
  • Ability to assess patients’ needs: physical, educational, emotional, spiritual, and age appropriate

In Turn We Will Provide:

  • Benefits to full time team members that include. comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short and long term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off
  • Paid parking
  • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected
  • Clear career ladder opportunities

 

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