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OR Circulating RN - FULL TIME

Company: Summit Surgical
Location: Hutchinson
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

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Are you an experienced Registered Nurse who loves working in surgery? Our hospital is looking for a dedicated Circulating RN to join our surgical team. As a Circulating RN, you'll work closely with surgeons and other healthcare pros to make sure surgeries go smoothly and safely. If you care about patients, enjoy a fast-paced job, and want to be part of a supportive healthcare team, we'd love for you to apply and be a valuable part of our mission to deliver exceptional care.Registered Nurse Essential Job Functions:

  • Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations.
  • Addresses the psychosocial, physical, and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.
  • Ability to interact and respond with various patient behaviors in a therapeutic, gentle and friendly manner
  • Communicates reassurances and explanations consistently
  • Adapts nursing procedures to meet the needs for treatment of various types of patients
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner
  • Ability to assess cardiorespiratory systems for changes in patient condition and respond appropriately
  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications; takes appropriate actions
  • Carries out surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures and uses PPE.
  • Uses appropriate techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions, and side effects.
  • Medicates postoperative patient as needed after pain assessment and evaluation of patient's condition.
  • Counts narcotics at the beginning and end of each day with another nurse, per policy.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care
  • Provides education to patient and family regarding care
  • Protects patient's right to privacy
  • Sensitive to patient needs
  • Maintains composure and appropriately responds to patients in an emergency or physically distressful situation
  • Ability to create documentation that meets current standards, policies and procedures and in a timely manner
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently
  • Follows AORN Standards

    Registered Nurse Secondary Job Functions:
    • Provides innovative input into the development of the hospital environments and its processes
    • Participates in facility performance improvement activities
    • Creates and maintains policy and procedures to State and Federal regulations
    • Maintains policy and procedures in relation to hospital/ clinic regulations


      Registered Nurse Essential Qualifications:
      • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Kansas
      • Current BLS certification
      • Minimum of one (1) year work experience
      • Current ACLS certification or willing to obtain within three (3) months
      • Maintains regulatory requirements and completes annual education requirements
      • Attends the required annual education program
      • Can interface with computers effectively
      • Learns new concepts and procedures quickly
      • Excellent organizational skills
      • Honesty
      • Accuracy
      • Ability to manage time and appropriately prioritize tasks and responsibilities
      • Ability to communicate effectively and in a professional and courteous manner with co-workers, vendors and other people in contact with
      • Punctuality
      • Adheres to dress code standards
      • Ability to perform lab testing per lab policies and procedures
      • Ability to interpret results of test take appropriate action on test results
      • Knowledge of storage, care and use of each specific cartridge
      • Knowledge of quality control testing monthly or with each new shipment and proficient testing

        Lab Requirements:
        • Ability to perform lab testing per lab policies and procedures
        • Ability to interpret results of test: take appropriate action on test results
        • Knowledge of storage, care and use of each specific cartridge
        • Knowledge of quality control testing monthly or with each new shipment and proficiency test

          Working Conditions:

          This position works in varied environments including medical office, acute care facilities, operating rooms and recovery rooms, as well as potential for off premise work and travel. Regularly exposed to patients' conditions and some unpleasant sights, various odors, noise, bodily fluid and communicable diseases. Constant interaction with co-workers, patients, vendors and general public, which may involve individuals who are angry, upset or ill.

          Physical Requirements:

          This position is primarily an action position requiring walking, bending, stooping, crawling, squatting and lifting up to 50 pounds. At times must lift up to 75 pounds. Potential for long periods of standing. Must have visual acuity and manual dexterity to interface with the computer and other facility operating systems. Must have auditory acuity to effectively interact with patients and public.

          Work Schedule:

          Regular schedule is based on patient volume and surgical schedule. Schedule is set by the Nursing Management prior to shift's start.

Keywords: Summit Surgical, Hutchinson , OR Circulating RN - FULL TIME, Healthcare , Hutchinson, Kansas

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