Endoscopy - Registered Nurse - Full Time Days

Job Location US-NC-Salisbury
Job Opening ID
Rowan Medical Center
Work Schedule
PRN Details
10 hour day
Registered Nurse
Job Status


Location: Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, Salisbury, NC

Job Summary:

The Pre-Operative Nurse is responsible for providing nursing care to patients who are scheduled for surgery, ensuring that they are properly prepared for their procedure. The nurse will work collaboratively with the surgical team, anesthesia providers, and other healthcare professionals to ensure that the patient receives safe and effective care.


This position is Sign on Bonus eligible for qualified applicatns 

Schedule - 7a-5p 


Fun Facts about Rowan Medical Center:

  1. Novant Health Rowan Medical Center (NHRMC) is a 268-bed hospital located in Salisbury, North Carolina.
  2. The hospital was originally founded in 1936 as Rowan Memorial Hospital.
  3. NHRMC is part of the Novant Health system, which includes 15 hospitals and over 600 physician practices across four states.
  4. The hospital employs over 1,500 staff members, including more than 400 physicians.
  5. In 2020, NHRMC was named one of America's 250 Best Hospitals by Healthgrades.
  6. The hospital is a designated Level III trauma center, which means it has the resources to provide prompt assessment, resuscitation, surgery, intensive care, and stabilization of injured patients.
  7. NHRMC offers a wide range of services, including cardiology, neurology, oncology, orthopedics, and women's health.
  8. The hospital has a partnership with the University of North Carolina School of Medicine to provide training to medical students and residents.
  9. NHRMC has received numerous awards for patient safety and quality care, including the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval.
  10. The hospital is actively involved in the community, providing free health screenings and sponsoring community events such as the annual Rowan Chamber Dragon Boat Festival.


    • Current RN licensure in the state of North Carolina.
    • BSN degree or equivalent experience preferred.
    • Minimum of 2 years of nursing experience in a hospital setting, with experience in preoperative care preferred.
    • BLS certification required; ACLS and PALS certification preferred.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

    Physical Demands:

    This position requires the ability to stand, walk, and sit for extended periods of time. The nurse may be required to lift and move patients, equipment, and supplies weighing up to 50 pounds. The nurse must have the visual and auditory acuity to assess patient condition and respond to emergency situations.

    Work Environment:

    The Pre-Operative Nurse will work in a hospital setting and may be exposed to infectious diseases and hazardous materials. The nurse must follow standard precautions and infection control protocols to ensure a safe working environment. The nurse may be required to work evenings, weekends, and holidays based on patient care needs.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Performs preoperative assessments on patients to determine their health status and readiness for surgery.
  • Educates patients and their families about the surgical process and what to expect before, during, and after the procedure.
  • Coordinates the patient's care with other members of the healthcare team, including the surgeon, anesthesia providers, and surgical technologists.
  • Administers medications and other treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  • Monitors the patient's vital signs and other physiological parameters during the preoperative period.
  • Ensures that the patient's medical history and other relevant information is documented accurately in the electronic medical record.
  • Maintains a safe and clean environment for the patient in the preoperative area.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities and other initiatives to improve patient care and safety.


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