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Emerson Hospital RN, Pre-Surgical Testing in Concord, Massachusetts

Job Summary:

Reports directly to unit manager but works collaboratively with the department of anesthesia, this role is expected to gather appropriate patient information, including but not limited to: tests, labs, consults, etc. They are to ensure these results are within acceptable range parameters and, if not, collaborate with the appropriate physicians to rectify the areas of concern so surgery is not cancelled. In conjunction with support staff, they are responsible to assemble the patient chart for the surgical procedure, ensuring completion of all ordered test, and to instruct the patient on fasting times, medications to be taken/held, and answer any questions the patient may have about the procedure/process. The attire will be business casual with a lab coat.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing


  • Previous experience in surgical setting preferred

  • Strong background in patient assessment skills

Licensure and/or Certification

  • Current MA RN license in good standing required

  • BCLS required


  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Critical thinking required

  • Strong physical assessment skills required

  • Strong organization skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Must be able to read, write, and communicate in English.

  • Computer skills required.

  • Ability to maintain confidential information.