Medical Surgical Nurse Duty Descriptions

Medical Surgical Nurse

Serves as a Medical Surgical Nurse in a critical care facility with a capacity of 60 beds; supervises the staff and surgical team to ensure the completion of responsibilities; sets up, operates, and monitors specialized equipment such as cardiac monitors, respirators, defibrillators, and more; assists the surgical team and notifies the physician of significant changes in the patient’s condition; administers oxygen, intravenous fluids, blood transfusions, and prescribed oral, subcutaneous, and intramuscular medications.

Medical Surgical Nurse

Functions as a Medical Surgical Nurse; handles an average caseload of 30 patients per week; conducts initial assessments of patients; collaborates with physicians to design and implement patient care plans; removes sutures; administers medications and injections; provides intravenous therapy, monitors glucose levels; performs venipuncture and offers wound care; documents patients’ medical history and test results; monitors patients and initiates nursing interventions to facilitate post-surgical healing and recovery.

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