RN - Same Day Surgery & PACU

Aspen Valley Hospital in New Castle, DE

  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Job Overview: # Primary Scope of Responsibilities: Fully competent in the primary nurse role on unit; performs patient and family assessment and problem identification, plans care accordingly; implements and evaluates plan of care so that problems are resolved. Maintain competency in the care of the medical surgical patient with emphasis on orthopedic and general surgeries. Maintain competency in the care of the pediatric patient. Maintain competency in the care of the patient requiring telemetry monitoring. Cross-train to OB and the care of the postpartum patient (or ICU when approved by director). # Population Specific Criteria: Ensures developmentally appropriate care for infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients. # Minimum Qualifications: #2 years of experience required. Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail Relatively high degree of analytical abilities Strong interpersonal skills required Ability to work independently Ability to read and communicate effectively in English Bi-Lingual in Spanish highly desired. # Education/License/Certification Requirements: Associate Degree in Nursing BSN graduate preferred Current Colorado nursing license or temporary permit Current BLS certification Current ACLS certification PALS within six months of hire # Working Conditions: Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices May be exposed to stressful situations #

Job Overview:



Primary Scope of Responsibilities:

Fully competent in the primary nurse role on unit; performs patient and family assessment and problem identification, plans care accordingly; implements and evaluates plan of care so that problems are resolved.

Maintain competency in the care of the medical surgical patient with emphasis on orthopedic and general surgeries.

Maintain competency in the care of the pediatric patient.

Maintain competency in the care of the patient requiring telemetry monitoring.

Cross-train to OB and the care of the postpartum patient (or ICU when approved by director).



Population Specific Criteria:

Ensures developmentally appropriate care for infants, toddlers, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric patients.



Minimum Qualifications:

2 years of experience required.

Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail

Relatively high degree of analytical abilities

Strong interpersonal skills required

Ability to work independently

Ability to read and communicate effectively in English

Bi-Lingual in Spanish highly desired.



Education/License/Certification Requirements:

Associate Degree in Nursing

BSN graduate preferred

Current Colorado nursing license or temporary permit

Current BLS certification

Current ACLS certification

PALS within six months of hire



Working Conditions:

Normal patient care environment with little exposure to excessive noise, dust and temperature

May be exposed to communicable diseases through normal or careless performance of responsibilities

May be exposed to mechanical dangers associated with mechanical devices

May be exposed to stressful situations

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