RN Operating Room and PACU

Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
ID
2021-1127
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Responsible for delivery of care to patients throughout the Surgical Services department including but not limited to , PACU, circulating and scrubbing cases in OR.  Must be an excellent communicator and team player.  Must be able to stand for long periods of time. 

 

Shift: Days

 

Call requirement after completion of orientation. Must be able to respond within 20 minutes while on call.

 

Responsibilities

 Assess and document physical, psychological, spiritual and social dimensions of
patients on admission.
 Establish treatment priorities based on medical and nursing diagnosis.
 Initiate, implement, and modify an interdisciplinary plan of care individualized to each patients assessed needs including family.
 Utilize all available resources in planning care and consults as necessary with
physicians, supervisors, and interdisciplinary services.
 Provide ongoing reassessment and documentation of patient's status.
 Perceive patient problems and/or complications through assessment skills and
implements appropriate action.
 Document nursing intervention and patient response.
 Safely prepare, administer, and document medications and IV therapy.
 Assess for and provide patient and family education at their level of understanding
regarding disease process and treatment plan.
 Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job.
 Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
 Organize workload effectively to accomplish care in timely manner.
 Utilize charting methods as approved by the Mahaska Health.

Qualifications

 A graduate from an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a
Registered Nurse in the state of Iowa (or) a graduate from an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse able to work in the state of Iowa.
 Required to be current in BLS (Basic Life Support) by the standards of the
American Heart Association.
 Required to be certified in ALS (Advanced Life Support) and PALS (Pediatric
Advanced Life Support) within 1 year of hire.
 Required to show proof of having completed Mandatory Reporter course at time of hire or attend within 6 months of start date.
 Must adhere to all training requirements as mandated by Federal, State, and
Professional licensure and regulatory standards.
Call requirement after completion of orientation. Must be able to respond within 20 minutes while on call.

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