Pre Op Nurse - Brownsville, TX (Bilingual Preferred)

Brownsville, Texas, United States

SNAPSHOT

  • Direct Hire
  • 3
  • Never
  • 2-5 years
  • Green Card, US Citizen

Job Description

Title: Pre Op Nurse - Brownsville, TX

# Positions: 3

Shift: Fulltime – DAYS Early AM start 5:00am – 7:00am  NO WEEKENDS

Bilingual/Spanish speaking PREFERRED 

 

The Preoperative Nurse in our ambulatory surgery center. You will be responsible for planning, executing and evaluating the nursing care rendered preoperatively.

 

What you will do in this role:

Prepare your patient's care area adequately before each case

Ensure availability of necessary equipment and supplies for your patient's procedure

Conduct a complete physical and psychological assessment while evaluating your patient's history and diagnostic tests

Review your patient's charts prior to surgery

Administer pre-operative medications and intravenous therapy as prescribed

Monitor your patients until transfer to the OR

 

Licenses/certifications:

Active RN license in Texas or a multi-state license

Current BCLS/ACLS certification ( no online certifications)

 

Education:

Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing - ASN

 

Experience:

2 years of experience in a PACU or ICU setting (Flexible on the years of experience)

Ambulatory surgery center experience - Preferred

Gastro experience - Preferred

 

Special Notes:

120 Cases in September

260 Cases in October

PROJECTED 450-550  for November

Small Center but very fast paced

Ideal candidate should be flexible and able to jump in where needed

Will float to Prep OP – PACU –Post Op

 

Spanish speaking PREFERRED