Job Title: General Staff Nurse - Pre Procedural Testing Nurse
Company: Westchester Medical Center
City/State: Valhalla, NY
Category: Nursing/Nursing Management
Department: OR Support
Position: Full Time
Hours: 5 days/10a-6:30 pm
Req #: 30484
Posted Date: May 26, 2022
Pre-procedural testing nurse (PPT), oversees intake, by conducting a phone assessment/interview for each surgical patient to obtain medical/surgical/social history and medication list. Communicates abnormal results and medical issues to the appropriate personnel, provides pre-operative instructions pertaining to the patient and treatment to be provided, in addition to answering questions. Works with a multidisciplinary team to confirm all requirements are met for a smooth transition and to prevent delays/cancelations the day of surgery.
5/26/22 to 6/4/22
Under general supervision of an Assistant Nurse Manager, Head Nurse, Nurse Manager, or other higher level nurse or health care professional, incumbents of this class provide professional nursing care in an assigned clinical area, Incumbents are expected to provide direct nursing care by assessing patients' needs and administering treatments, medications and general care according to nursing and medical orders. Work is subject to shift assignment over a 24 hour, 7 days per week period. Supervision is not a regular responsibility of this class, however, partial supervision may be exercised over paraprofessional and ancillary staff in the delegation of some components of the nursing regimen. Does related work as required
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. License, Certification, and Registration: Current licensure in New York State as a Registered Professional Nurse. Certified in Basic Life Support from the American Heart Association.
Westchester Medical Center
Westchester Medical Center is the premier provider of advanced medical care in New York’s Hudson Valley. The flagship of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network, this 895-bed academic hospital in Valhalla, NY, provides local residents with acute-care services — Level I trauma and burn care, organ transplants and advanced neurovascular procedures and more — found nowhere else in the region. Westchester Medical Center is the primary referral facility for other Hudson Valley hospitals and serves as a lifeline for more than 3 million.