Atlantic Health System

PD Registered Nurse

US-NJ-Summit
Requisition #
00092366
Position Type
PerDiem
Shift
Varies
Category
Nursing
Department
03622000-PRE-ADMISSION TEST/SCREEN
Overlook Medical Center

Overview

Overlook Medical Center, a member of Atlantic Health System,is seeking aPer-Diem RN for the Pre-Admission Testing/Screening Unit. Shift varies, including every other Saturday.

Responsibilities

Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs extensive pre-surgery patient assessments including evaluation of the patient's current state of health; medical / surgical history; and individual needs.
  • Identifies risk factors and develops plan for appropriate evaluation and optimization to facilitate a positive post-operative outcome.
  • Assesses pre-surgery clinical testing results and all outside assessment documents submitted.
  • Acts to minimize day of surgery delays or cancellations. Assesses home medications and potential for interactions with anesthetic agents and/or contraindications for proposed surgery, including over-the-counter medications.
  • Uses a variety of computer applications confidently.
  • Facilitates patient readiness for physician examination.
  • Candidate will have the ability to utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication and computer skills.

  • Through the model of Shared Governance, collaborate with all members of the health care team with a focus on promoting evidenced based care within a healing culture for the patient population served and their families.

  • Candidate will demonstrate and embrace the PRIDE core values (Professionalism, Respect, Involvement, Dignity and Excellence) in every aspect of their job.

Qualifications

Education:

BSN Preferred

 

Required License:

Valid New Jersey Nursing License Required

 

Related Experience:

At least 5 years of Peri-operative experience as a Registered Nurse in a Hospital setting.

 

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 9th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. 

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