Hospital Corporation Of America (HCA) Endoscopy Nurse in Englewood, Colorado

Job Code: 27836-63502 Full-time No Weekends ARE YOU READY FOR A WORK SCHEDULE THAT FITS YOUR LIFESTYLE* WE OFFERNO NIGHTS, NO WEEKENDS, NO CALL" The Ambulatory Surgery Division operates over 100 ambulatory surgerycenters across the U.S. Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) performsurgeries that do not require hospital admission. They provide cost-effectiveservices and a convenient environment. Procedures are performed in a fullyequipped operating room and recovery is under the care of highly skillednurses. Whether young or old or somewhere in between, patients and theirfamilies benefit from the comfortable environment ASCs have to offer.Surgeries performed include eye, ear, nose and throat (ENT), generalsurgery, gynecologic, plastic surgery, podiatry and orthopedics. ApplyNow! Come Join our Team! POSITION SUMMARY:The Registered Nurse in this area assumes the responsibility of team leaderutilizing the nursing process in planning, executing, and evaluating thenursing care given to the patient during the intra-operative period. Appliesknowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span toidentify patient and family requirements relative to age specific needs.RESPONSIBILITIES:Plans and delivers safe, effective nursing care until patient is transferredfrom his/her care to that of the recovery R.N. Nursing care meets currentstandards of the profession, the policies / procedures of the center andis appropriate to the center s patient population.1. Carries out all physician orders.2. Assists with various types of procedures3. Assist anesthesia staff as required.4. Assesses the physical and psychological health status of patients requiringsurgical/procedural intervention.5. Applies principles of surgical asepsis.6. Maintains attention to detail with documentation of activities during theprocedure regarding use of supplies, equipment, and medications.7. Verification of procedure; appropriateness of proceduralconsent(s); identification of patient and allergies POSITION REQUIREMENTS: A. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Current licensure inthe State of Colorado as a Registered Nurse; BLS - Healthcare provider,ACLS required. B. EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. C. EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years experience. Experience in Preoperativeor Critical Care desired, Operating Room, PACU experience preferred. D. SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: IV Skills required, IV sedationexperience preferred. Associate's Degree/College Diploma Last Edited: 05/15/2017Employer's Job# 27836-63502Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOEstatement.