The Perioperative Float RN is responsible for the delivery of wellness based, customer friendly care to patients using the nursing process. This RN assures a coordinated perioperative experience for patients before, during and after surgical/invasive procedures. This RN is responsible for care related activities of support personnel. This RN is accountable to meet the unique demands of a fast paced, competitive surgical environment meeting quality outcomes in an economically viable and customer friendly way. The focus of patient care will encompass pre-procedure preparation, intra-procedure patient monitoring and physician assistance, post procedure critical evaluation, anticipation and prevention of complications, effective pain management, and patient/family education. This RN maintains standards of professional nursing practice.
The Perioperative Float RN is Phase I competent, critically care trained and is responsible for the management and delivery of patient care utilizing the nursing process who require Phase I recovery and will transition patients to Phase II recovery level. Will require floating between main campus and Ambulatory Surgey Center.
As applicable, the individual has training/competency in attending to the special needs and/or behaviors appropriate to the age of the patients for which care is being provided.