JOB SUMMARY – $70,000.00 – $109.000.00
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.
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.
6.Performs other duties as assigned.
•Graduate of an accredited school/college of nursing.
•Specialty certification preferred.
•Minimum 2 years of Operating Room RN experience required
•3 years of OR RN experience preferred
•Ability to scrub and circulate independently required
•Must have Open Heart or Trauma/Vascular experience (3 heart cases/week preferred)
•WA State RN Licensure with Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers.
•Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification preferred.
•Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
•Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
•Basic computer skills
•Must be willing to take call up to 9 days per month
•Will have to float to the general OR when there are no CVOR cases
SOUTHWEST PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS
•Work requires active physical exertion up to 33% of the time.
•Ability to lift objects weighing 80 lbs. or less.
•Work requires frequent exposure to minor cold, heat, poor ventilation or sharp instruments. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more.
•Duties require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (more than 65% of work time).
•Provides patient care in an uncontrolled home environment; operates motor vehicle on urban and rural roadways up to 25% of each day (to include inclement weather).