Perioperative Nurse/Administrative Nurse Manager

Job description

Our Manhattan Office-Based Surgery Practice located on 17th street (b/w 5th and 6th Avenue) is looking for a personable, competent and hardworking individual to apply for a position as a Peri-operative Nurse. The position requires an individual who can work cooperatively with staff and physicians to perform a variety of tasks. Major responsibility will be in the Preoperative and Postoperative areas as well as maintenance of JCAHO certification. An ideal candidate must be positive and energetic, a strong team player, excellent communicator, able to prioritize multiple tasks, and have strong decision-making skills.

Responsibilities:


  • Performing perioperative assessment when patients arrive for procedures 
  • Performing postoperative assessment and management after anesthesia in PACU
  • Delivering of office infusions 
  • Maintenance of JCAHO certification
  • Monitor and report changes in patient symptoms or behavior
  • Communicate with collaborating physicians or specialists regarding patient care
  • Maintain accurate patient medical records
  • Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members

Qualifications:

  • Relevant:  Minimum of 1 year experience in nursing
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

 

Requirements

Requirements:

Valid NYS license

Associate degree in Nursing or Bachelors of Science in Nursing, Bachelor's preferred

ACLS Certification/BLS Certification

  • 1 year nursing experience required