We are currently seeking a General Staff Nurse to join Gramercy Surgery Center in New York, NY!
Gramercy Surgery Center is a multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center with locations in the Queens and Manhattan area.
Salary: $40.00 - $46.00 per hour
- Involved in preoperative functions: preparing patient for surgery – verifying patient’s identity and scheduled procedure(s) and assists patient to OR; providing preoperative instructions; ensure proper pre-op clinical documentation is in the patient’s chart; admission assessment; and communicating abnormal values to the Anesthesiologist.
- Involved in postoperative functions: admits / transfers patients to PACU; closely observe and monitor post-op patients; taking patient’s vital signs; assess condition of patient from admission to discharge and properly documenting on PACU record.
- Provide post-op instructions to patient prior to discharge from the unit.
- Perform postoperative calls to patients after surgery, documenting the post-op call and patient’s responses in the patient’s record / chart.
- Perform pre-operative calls to patients prior to day of surgery.
- Maintains crash cart’s inventory and maintenance log.
- Assist Scrub Technicians with opening supplies for cases as well as assisting with surgical preparation.
- Assist in providing any additional instruments and / or supplies as requested during the operation.
- Knowledgeable and up-to-date with equipment and supplies, including functionality, location and upkeep.
- Assist in restocking unit as needed.
- Maintain a comfortable, orderly, clean safe environment in the Admitting and Recovery areas.
- Maintaining logs (refrigerator temperatures, crash cart, surgery, narcotics, specimen, etc).
- Maintain communication between front desk staff and O.R. staff to assure efficient flow of patients.
- Informed on infection control policies of the surgery center.
- Report any witnessed violations if following area of infection control: (Hand washing and glove wearing; Needle sticks; Sterilization and/or contamination)
- Registered Nurse (RN) License
- 1+ years ASC (Ambulatory Surgery Center) experience
- 1+ years OR/Scrub/Circulating
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Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $40.00 - $46.00 per hour
- OR/ASC/PACU: 1 year (Required)
- New York, NY: Between 31 and 40 miles (Preferred)