Staff Nurse - MICU
Sri Rama Multi Specialty Hospital - Bangalore
Provides professional nursing care to patients undergoing surgery. Record patient’s medical information and vital signs. Assessing patient's physiological and psychological status before, during, and after surgery. Functioning as a patient advocate by protecting the patient from incompetent, unethical, or illegal practices during the pre-operative period.
As a circulating nurse: responsible for managing patient care activities in the operating suite. Assisting anesthesia as requested during induction and reversal of anesthesia. Positioning the patient for surgery and performing the surgical skin prep. Conducting and maintaining accurate records of counts and documentation of nursing activities during the procedure. Dispensing supplies and medications to the surgical field. Handling special equipment, specimens, etc.
As a scrub nurse: responsible for the maintenance of sterile field. Setting up the sterile field and attire. Passing the instruments to the surgical team and assisting as needed to enhance the continuity of the procedure, Constant surveillance of the surgical field thus maintaining sterility. Anticipating the needs of the surgeon and asking for items before they are needed. Assist in the cleaning of instruments used and the procedure room to make ready for the next surgical procedure.