Medical-surgical nurses are registered nurses who provide care for primarily adult patients before and after surgical procedures. They coordinate healthcare plans with medical professionals, administer medications, and educate patients on surgical procedures. They may be employed at hospitals, clinics, physicians’ offices, or care facilities.
- Performs charge nurse duties as assigned.
- Coordinates with the Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager/Nursing Shift Manager to ensure supplies are appropriately utilized and inventory is sufficient for patient care.
- Escalates material or staffing resource deficits to charge nurse, Clinical Nurse Manager/Assistant Nurse Manager or Nursing Shift Manager.
- Demonstrates patient focused and cost-effective approaches to patient care in terms of equipment, staff, supplies and all other resources.
- Documents in an accurate and thorough manner in compliance with hospital, regulatory and legal requirements, and standards of care.
Associate or bachelor’s degree
RN license, BLS, Covid Vaccination card