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RN - Float - Ambulatory Surgery - PT.5 (Day/Evening)

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. Serves thepopulation from neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.


ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS:

  • Scrubs and circulates on cases independently,with minimal 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: 40
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 preferred.
  • Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeksof hire. Acceptable credentialing bodiesand certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the ProfessionalRescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthcareProviders.

  • 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: Part-time
  • Market: Mercy Medical Center

Associated topics: cardiothoracic, coronary, domiciliary, maternal, mhb, nurse clinical, nurse rn, staff nurse, transitional, unit
Associated topics: cardiothoracic, coronary, domiciliary, maternal, mhb, nurse clinical, nurse rn, staff nurse, transitional, unit

Reference: 745435618