Registered Nurse (RN) Same Day Surgery (SDS) PRN
Henrico Doctors Hospital
, the Forest Campus, is a 340-bed
acute care facility located in Richmond, VA. We are a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortunes 100
, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!
As part of our full range of healthcare services, we specialize in heart and stroke care, women's health—including high-risk pregnancies, maternity and neonatal intensive care—orthopedics and groundbreaking diagnostic imaging. We're also a national trendsetter in kidney transplants—through the Virginia Transplant Center—and we lead the state in minimally invasive procedures, having performed more da Vinci® robotic
-assisted surgeries than any other facility in Virginia.
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1 Maintains accurate and legible documentation to ensure accountability for assessments and patient plan of care.
2 Ensures nursing assessment of patient is completed, standard of care initiated and all necessary consent forms are signed.
3 Utilizes equipment/performs special procedures relevant to ASC.
4 Assures all lab work, EKG, and x-rays are obtained, and initiates completion of chart.
5 Analyzes pertinent data, communicates findings, documents information accurately.
6 Acquires/maintains current knowledge related to ASC Nursing.
7 Performs patient care according to ASC standards for all surgical procedures per and post-operatively.
8 Demonstrates competency in pre-operative and post-operative Anesthesia instructions, patient teaching, and discharge planning involving patient/significant other/family.
9 Promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within surgical services department.
10 Administers medications following the Five Rights of Medication Administration.