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RN - Flex III - Main OR - FT (Varied)

Posted on Aug 14, 2019 by Mercy Medical Center

Des Moines, IA 50316
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
GENERAL SUMMARY:

Provides perioperative patient care, specifically in theintraoperative phase, in both the scrub and circulating roles according toestablished guidelines, at all locations . Serves the population from neonate, infant,pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Scrubs proficiently in 2-3 service lines andcirculates on cases independently in all service lines but open heart, withminimal direction.
  • Prepares for surgical cases in an efficientmanner, anticipating needs of patient, surgeon, anesthesia and other O.R. teammembers.
  • Provides a safe environment for patient andstaff by implementing standards of aseptic technique and by controlling thephysical and psychological aspects of that environment.
  • Collects and analyzes data and assesses patientin developing nursing diagnosis.
  • Communicates effectively with the patient,staff, physicians, and families.
  • Maintains knowledge of equipment set-up andfunction.
  • Initiates and directs room clean up andturnover.
Position Type: Regular
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: IA > DES MOINES > MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Possessionof a current or compact state license as a Registered Nurse issued/defined bythe State of Iowa.

  • Operating Room experience of at least two years.
  • PDL Level 3 encouraged.
  • CNOR Certification Preferred.
  • Has received meets expectations or above inpast review.

  • Not currently in discipline.
  • Basic Life Support certified within six (6)weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialingbodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for theProfessional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support forHealthcare Providers.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abusetraining specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

  • Ability to read, write and speak Englishlanguage.

Additional Information
  • Requisition ID: 2019-R
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

Associated topics: coronary, domiciliary, intensive, intensive care, intensive care unit, maternal, neonatal, nurse, transitional, unit
Associated topics: coronary, domiciliary, intensive, intensive care, intensive care unit, maternal, neonatal, nurse, transitional, unit

Reference: 745427745