RN - Surgery

Job Locations US-IA-Mount Pleasant
Job ID
2022-1536
Category
Nursing
Type
80 hours/pay period

Overview

Qualified candidates are eligible for a $10,000 Forgivable Loan. (Similar to a sign-on bonus.)

 

Iowa RN License in good standing.  Surgical RN circulator experience strongly preferred.  experience with scrubbing, sterile processing a plus.  Position requires AHA, BLS, ACLS, PALS certifications (can obtain ACLS, PALS after hire); AORN or other relevant memeberships preferred, effective communication skills, flexibility and attention to detail a must.

Responsibilities

  • Provides patient care activities directed toward the perioperative patients comfort and personal needs.
  • Appropriately documents patient condition, including results of any interventions.
  • Adapts nursing procedures to meet the needs for treatment of the individual patient.
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate actions in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess cardiorespiratory systems for changes and is able to treat appropriately.
  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.
  • Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids according to policy.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care; provides patient and family with teaching/education as necessary.
  • Ensures preoperative checklist is complete (H&P on chart, consents signed, test results present, etc.) before patient is taken to surgery suite.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program preferred
  • Current state licensure by Iowa Board of Nursing in good standing
  • Facility required training, including annual competencies in perioperative care.

Preferred:

  • Minimum one year hospital experience as an RN preferred
  • Previous preoperative experience preferred
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certification-preferred within 1 year of hire

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