Operating Room Registered Nurse

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National Talent Finder Published: November 17, 2017
Job Type
Category
Job Region
West

Description

RN - OPERATING ROOM  
 Alaska - Ketchikan 
Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 
1.Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
4.Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development
5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Education:
•Graduate of an approved school of nursing required Minimum Education - Associate's Degree
•BSN preferred or current enrollment in a BSN program.
•Specialty certification preferred.

Experience/training:
•One year experience as an Operating Room staff nurse or previous Surgical Tech experience preferred.
•Ability to independently scrub and circulate major cases in full service OR preferred.
•Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

License/certification:
•Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing.
•Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire

IDEAL CANDIDATE
RN with a minimum of 3 years OR experience with both Scrub and Circulating experience. Needs to also be able to float to the PACU as our Medical Center is a smaller, Critical Access OR with 4-newly constructed OR Suites.

Keywords: RN, BSN, Registered Nurse, Operating Room, Nursing, Medical, Healthcare,BLS, Ortho, Neuro, Gastro/Endo and General Surgery.

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