Same Day Surgery
Our pre-appointment surgery nurses strive to meet the needs of the surgical patient prior to surgery. Our PAT team prepares and educates the surgical patient on what to do and helps to ease anxiety for upcoming procedures.
The same day surgery department is a 20 bed unit that prepares the patient the day of surgery by inserting IVs, administering pre-operative medications, and many other duties to ensure the patient is ready to go to the operating room.
Under general supervision the Same Day Surgery Registered Nurse (RN) staff nurse provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies and procedures of Grand Strand Regional Medical Center. In collaboration with the patient, the patients family and other members of the health care team, the clinical Same Day Surgery Registered Nurse (RN) assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and coordinates treatment plans.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: The Registered Nurse will have a valid license under the Compact License Agreement.
Education: Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.
ACLS, PALS, and BCLS always current (New hire has until next offering at GSRMC to complete ACLS and PALS certification)
Experience: One (1) year experience in same day surgery care preferred.
Knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or other attributes: Effective communication skills; both orally and written. Computer skills needed. Ability to work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care. Strong problem solving skills.
A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom