RN – Same Day Stay Surgery

June 2023
By Kim Hays
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Job Description

Collaborates with other team members to prepare patients for surgery in the pre-admission phase and discharge phase.  Coordinates the components of the pre-admission program and follow-up interviews as a priority.  Consumer satisfaction with positive public relations will be the most important goal of the pre-admission nurse coordinator.  In addition, assists the patients in returning to a safe physiological level after an anesthetic by providing safe, knowledgeable, and individualized nursing care in the immediate and Phase 11 recovery room.


  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing program, BSN preferred.
  • Current registration with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulations.
  • BLS required.
  • ACLS required.
  • Two years previous experience in medical/surgical with one year of surgery nursing preferred.
  • Prefer SDS experience.
  • Maintain current CPR certification.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Possesses analytical skills/critical thinking and knowledge to analyze test results, identify problems, and take appropriate action.
  • Thorough knowledge of general theory and practice and specific knowledge in patient education and recovery room technique.


  • Full Time
  • 40 hours per week
  • M-F 6:30a-3:00p

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Resumes may be mailed to:
Salem Township Hospital
1201 Ricker Drive
Salem, IL 62881
Attn: Human Resources

618-548-3194, ext. 8187

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