Staff Nurse- Outpatient Surgery

  • Licking Memorial Hospital
  • Licking Memorial Hospital Newark Ohio 43055 US
  • Posted: Jan 14, 2019
Other Nursing

Job Description

Staff Nurse




Position Summary

Coordinates care of outpatient clinic patients with other health care providers, i.e. local and regional physician offices, pharmacists, Extended Care Facilities, and other entities.  Performs duties as a clinical nurse specializing in intravenous access for medications, blood and other blood product administration and other miscellaneous procedures. Provides age-related care from child through geriatric population. Demonstrates good interpersonal skills to interact effectively with patients and families, physicians, visitors and other health system personnel. Accountable to patient and family for care provided, and to the Director of Outpatient Services for the totality of performance.   Attend internal and external meetings to keep current with literature.  Meets all criteria/factors of the core values or competencies required by




  • LMHFormulate nursing plan of care for patients
  • Evaluate patient care outcomes utilizing Process Improvement.
  • Utilizes Meditech and  Logician menus for patient information
  • Accurately document on specialized forms, and ensure departmental documents are in control
  • Demonstrate understanding of various IV medication therapies and other treatments
  • Demonstrates knowledge of policy and procedures specific to IV's,  implanted ports and PICC lines; proficient in accessing all
  • Concurrent chart review, chart disposition and reconciliation of orders and patient charges
  • Provide accurate clinical information to ancillary support services, such as hospital and physician  coders for billing purposes
  • Enter charges correctly
  • Assist with data collection and entry for Process Improvement and other quality activities




  • Current RN licensure State of Ohio.
  • Keep current with new  technology and new drug information
  • Maintain HCP certification
  • Maintain inventory of equipment and supplies.
  • Work independently
  • Maintain customer service by supporting and demonstrating "Service Excellence" within the department and throughout the organization

Licking Memorial Health Systems is an equal opportunity employer and maintains compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations.  Licking Memorial Health Systems does not discriminate against applicants because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, pregnancy, disability, marital status, or other characteristics protected by law.