Posted on: May 11, 2022
Job DescriptionJob SummaryGeneral DescriptionThe RN is
responsible for providing direct patient care within the scope of
their practice. The RN will function as a primary care giver.
ResponsibilityConducts assessments, documents care, provides
emotional support, coordinates transfers, recovers patients,
circulates cases, assist with processing instruments/equipment in
central sterilizing and prepares patients for surgery. Assist other
staff members and provides patient education. Knowledge of and/or
interest in technical procedures and care. Adheres to principles of
infection control and general policies of the department. Follows
national standards thru IAHCSMM, AORN, ASGE, and ASPAN.
AccountabilityReports directly to the Surgical Services Manager
and/or her designee. Special Demands Mental: Able to perform
effectively in highly stressful situations. Able to interact
effectively with a wide variety of people and have good
communication skills.Physical: Long periods of standing, walking,
and heavy lifting. Exposure to blood and body fluids, unpleasant
sights, smells and infectious diseases possible. Qualifications
Education: RN graduate with current Colorado licensure.Experience:
3 Years Pre-op/OR/PACU experience preferred.Skills: ACLS
certification, CNOR preferred, scrub experience preferred also.
Employment Variables General working hours are 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 pm
Monday thru Friday, with occasional late date to complete surgical
case load of that day. Rotational surgical call with other
circulating staff members averaging 1 to 2/days a week and every
other weekend or every 3rd weekend, depending on number of
circulators at that time. Shift: Day Shift 6:30am- 2:30pm M-F with
some call coverage on weekendsSpecialty Type: NursingSub
Specialties: Operating Room / Circulate,Operating Room
Keywords: HexaquestGlobal, Pueblo , RN-Pre-Op/OR/PACU, Healthcare , Lamar, Colorado
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