Job Summary: The RN, Same Day Surgery provides direct and indirect patient care in the clinic setting. Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with a minimum of supervision. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with outpatient clinic physicians about changes in patient's status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. The RN is trained on SIS (Surgical Information Systems) computer program and uses it unless program is not accessible. The RN is expected to select the correct surgical patient for documentation with each new surgical case.
Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a minimum of 1 year Med/Surg experience. Current RN license within the state of Maine. Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification required.
Skills: Basic computer knowledge.