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Registered Nurse- Pre-Op Phase II

Boys Town National Research Hospital Omaha, NE

$10,000.00 Hiring Bonus


As a Registered Nurse-Pre-Op Phase II you will utilize a systematic approach to nursing practice incorporating assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. At Boys Town, we offer continuing health care and education to individuals and families to help them achieve their optimal level of health.

Hours: Three 12 Hour Shifts


  • In collaboration with other members of the health care team, the nurse uses the nursing process to complete the pre-operative physical, cognitive, spiritual, and psychosocial assessment of patients awaiting surgery.
  • Formulates plan of care and reviews and revises plan on an ongoing basis. Able to plan and give care based on the patients age and level of development.
  • Assures appropriate information management and documentation using the nursing process in accordance with hospital OR policy; gives reports to other members of the health care team.
    • Supervises LPN in direct patient care functions and responsible to sign off charting completed in the medical records.
  • In collaboration with other members of the health care team, the nurse uses the nursing process to assess patient/family understanding and response to care provided; and patient/family educational needs. The nurse redirects care as needed.
  • Participates in/or prepares for in services and patient care conference.
  • Maintains "The Joint Commission" standards on an ongoing basis and assists in unit responsibilities for readiness for Joint Commission visits.
  • Participates in department performance improvement activities.
  • Serves on hospital or system committees as assigned; maintains two-way communication between Surgery Center staff and assigned committee.
  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
    • Ability to demonstrate clinical competence in providing safe, quality direct patient care and patient and family education as well as assisting the provider in the delivery of advanced care.
    • Ability to communicate concisely with patients, families and staff; collaborate with other members of the health care team to enhance care.
    • Ability to make nursing assessments and critically think.
    • Possesses detailed knowledge of the use and maintenance of a wide variety of equipment and supplies.
    • Ability to complete patient documentation in a thorough, concise, accurate, and timely manner.
    • Ability to respond quickly and calmly to emergencies and stressful situations.
    • Ability to independently manage multiple priorities.
  • Provides patient care and education according to the patient population served.


  • A registered nurse who is a graduate of an accredited school with a current state license, Bachelor's degree in nursing is preferred,
  • Minimum of two years of experience in an acute hospital setting.
  • Pediatric experience preferred.
  • Must be CPR (BLS), ACLS and PALS certified within six months of employment.
  • Prior working knowledge of using computer programs and electronic medical records.


  • Requires moving, lifting a minimum of 50 pounds of force occasionally (34-66%) and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects (0-33%).
  • Requires turning and positioning patients properly to avoid injury before, during, or after surgery.
  • Requires walking and standing most of the time while on duty.
  • Possesses audible acuity necessary for taking blood pressures and maintaining patient safety.
  • Possesses visual acuity necessary for reading charts, forms, communications, administering medications and patient assessments.


Subject to inside environmental conditions: protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Towns mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted August 6, 2022
Date Closes September 5, 2022
Requisition 19456
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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