Valley View Medical Center
The Pre-Admission Testing/Ambulatory Surgery Registered Nurse promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for patients scheduled for invasive procedures based upon age specific and cultural needs.
Begins development of a perioperative plan of care including specimen collection, pre-op tests ordered the day of procedure as well as other medical care treatments.
Completes thorough pre-operative admission assessment. Documents patient interventions. Administered medications as ordered.
Review pre-op charts. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care. Communicates with anesthesia, surgeons to assure patients are at optimal state prior to surgery.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family pre-operative education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances.
Provides Phase II recovery.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Provides relief for Pre-admission testing and Infusion Therapy.
Part of Call rotation for Infusion Therapy
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.
Graduate of an accredited professional nursing program
License(s) Required Upon Hire
Valid registered nurse license in State of Arizona
Valid multistate license from a recognized compact state acceptable to Arizona
Certifications Required Upon Hire:
Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association
**If employee has ACLS, BLS is NOT required
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
**Required only if employee assists in PACU
Required SkillsLifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Registered Nurse Certified
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
Basic Life Support
Intravenous (Iv) Fusions
Post Anesthesia Care Unit