Surgical RN

Position: Surgical RN

Department: Outpatient Surgery

Status: Full-time

Job Description: Provides outpatient surgical services for patient population.  Works under the direction of the RN Supervisor for Outpatient Surgery.  Works cooperatively with the staff of Surgical Services, Physicians and Anesthesia.  Plans and directs total nursing care for patients.  Provides leadership and maintains standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Provides a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties in preparing patient for surgery and phase II recovery of patient including patient/family education, as well as including discharge instructions.

Licensure or other Certifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with current Georgia RN license. BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification required.

Experience: Minimum of 3 years clinical experience in an outpatient setting, ICU or PACU caring for patients from infancy through geriatric.