Staff RN - Surgery - F/T in Kansas City, MO at St. Joseph Medical Center

Date Posted: 2/9/2020

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Job Description

Overview
St. Joseph Medical Center is a faith-based, 310-bed hospital providing a wide range of acute care and outpatient services. Key services include the St. Joseph Heart Institute, Senior Care Services, and the Joint and Spine Institute. St. Joseph is a member of Prime Healthcare Services, one the nation’s leading hospital systems. It is recognized by Truven Health Analytics as one of the "15 Top Health Systems" in the nation. We believe that continuous, quality of care and performance improvements are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery.
 
 
Responsibilities
** This is a Circulating RN position in our Operating Room **
 
As our new Staff RN in the Operating Room, you are directly accountable to the OR Charge Nurse and the Director of Surgical Services, and indirectly to the Shift Nursing Supervisor. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of direct and indirect patient care in the peri-operative setting through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation for pediatrics, adolescents, adults and older adults. The Registered Nurse coordinates the care of the patient with the surgeon and anesthesiologist, directs and guides the OR Technician and other personnel while maintaining standards of professional nursing. Works with other departments, as needed, to provide a continuum of care and co-workers to provide continuous, quality patient care, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization.  
Qualifications
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
1. Current and valid state RN License. 2. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current. 3. Current ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current. 4. Current PALS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current. 5. Minimum of one year previous Perioperative experience or on the job training 6. Certified Nurse OR (CNOR) Certification (AORN) preferred 7. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.
We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf
 
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