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Registered Nurse

Company: Progressive Vision Institute
Location: Allentown
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Evaluates and completes assessment of patient needs to provide supportive care before, during, and after procedures while maintaining accuracy and completing records.
Communicates pertinent information to co-workers.
Provides a safe environment for the patient to prevent potential injury. Investigates and intervenes in problem situations, reporting appropriate information to supervisor and documents same.
Maintains equipment and supplies.
Cleaning and disinfecting equipment.
Operates and troubleshoots specialized equipment and patient monitoring equipment.
Anticipates and assists with maintaining adequate inventory of supplies and medications.
Accountable for administration of drugs, (with exception of IV procedures) and other therapeutic and diagnostic measures in a safe and accurate manner.
Ensures informed signed consent completed prior to administration of sedation.
Provides guidance to other staff members assisting with orientation.
Consults with appropriate supervisor or physicians as needed.
Seeks educational opportunities and accepts responsibility for own professional growth and development. Participates with in service opportunities and staff meetings.
Accepts direction from supervisor or physicians and adheres to established routines.
Maintains patient's rights to privacy by not discussing privileged information outside the work area or with in hearing range of visitors, family, or patients.
Maintains flexibility and performs other duties as required.
Functions within the legal limits of nursing practice.
Refers situations beyond ability or function to proper person.
Reports errors of commission/omission.
Participates in performance improvement program.
Assists in Code Cart Maintenance and Defibrillator Checks.
Assists in completion of ASC patient log book.
Initiates IV's and administers IV sedation under direction of physician.

Requirements:
Must be a graduate of a college/university and/or accredited school of practical nursing.
Must hold a current license from the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing to practice as a registered nurse.
Current BCLS is mandatory. ACLS is preferred.
Membership in local, state, and national societies is preferred.
Current operating room experience of one year is preferred. CNOR is preferred. AORN professional affiliation is preferred. State annual education requirements are mandatory.

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Keywords: Progressive Vision Institute, Allentown , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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