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Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse - Southampton

Company: NavaDerm
Location: Southampton
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES: Patient Care + Responsible for assisting the physician (s) in the care of patients to assure optimal medical care. + Prepares patient for physical examination/surgery + Assists physician(s) in the physical examination/surgery of the patient + Takes patient histories. Obtains and documents information relating to drug allergies in prominent place on the label located on the front of the chart and on the patient history form. + Prepares patients for surgical procedures + Sets up surgical room for appropriate procedure (s) + Assists physician (s) with surgical procedure (s) + Obtains patient consent form/authorization before surgery + Responsible for patient education. Hands out educational pamphlets, gives care instructions verbally. Hands out postoperative instruction sheets and preoperative instruction sheets + Answers patient questions on telephone and take written notes of conversation + Gives injections/local anesthesia per physician(s) instruction + Maintains clean, safe and well stocked examination rooms for patient care at all time + Keeps necessary logs documentation for patient recalls + Photographing and recording patient photographs + Postoperative calls and liaison between physician (s) and patient + Other duties, as deemed necessary General Duties + Assist in general housekeeping duties including weekly scrub down of all patient examination rooms, etc. + Preceptor to new nursing personnel, as needed + Sterilizes surgical instruments using appropriate method, e.g., steam, chemical, ultrasound, etc... + Assist in scheduling patients for lab tests with outside diagnostic centers or hospitals + Charts in medical record as appropriate + Calls in prescriptions per physician(s) instruction + Must attend all staff meetings and scheduled in-service programs + Regularly organize drugs + Regularly properly dispose of expired drug samples + Orders medical/surgical supplies as necessary to maintain a well-stocked clinical area as instructed by supervisor + Always maintain a professional appearance + Arrive at work, on time, as scheduled Job Requirements + Graduation from high school + Graduation from RN program + Current CPR & BCLS certification + Current license or certification + Continuing education activity Job Relationships + Supervises no other employee As businesses change from time-to-time so may your job description. We reserve the right to change your job description based on the needs of the practice. Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: NavaDerm, New Haven , Registered Nurse/Licensed Practical Nurse - Southampton, Healthcare , Southampton, Connecticut

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