*This position offers a sign-on bonus of up to $30,000*
UNIT SUMMARY: PreAnesthesia Screening Service Unit (PASS) is a fast-paced environment, where nurses are an active participant in patients' perioperative experience. Pre-anesthesia screening services (PASS) include comprehensive preoperative anesthesia screenings, and preoperative prep for patients. PASS nurses also provide any necessary educational resources to patients and their family members and facilitate communication with the anesthesia and surgical teams. Peri-anesthesia nurses in the PASS provide care for a diverse population of patients, and have experience dealing with different forms of trauma and multiple surgical specialties. It is imperative that staff members are able to think critically, and have strong assessment, intervention and communication skills. In the PASS, teamwork and exceptional customer service are essential in achieving successful patient outcomes.
JOB SUMMARY: As a member of the patient care team, the RNI provides safe, age appropriate patient care and functions as an advisor and resource for patients and their families.
REQUIREMENTS: Formal working knowledge; equivalent to an Associate's degree (2 years college); requires knowledge of a specialized field. Associate's degree in Nursing (AA) or Diploma in Nursing. Less than 1 year of experience. Maryland Registered Nurse License, American Heart Association CPR Certification, ACLS.
Sinai Patient Care Services offers a Nursing Career Ladder that allows opportunities for advancement and development of Registered Nurses. The Clinical Career ladder level for new hires will be determined through defined ladder criteria during the hiring process.