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Staff Nurse - Surgery

Westlake Hospital Type Full time Posted 3/22/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 8/20/2014
IL - Illinois (All) - Melrose Park Referral - n/a -    

Staff Nurse - Surgery

Westlake Hospital-Melrose Park,Illinois
Wednesday, March 19, 2014



Effectively delivers perioperative care to the surgical patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.

On call after orientation for vacation coverage.


1. Graduate of an accredited program of professional nursing education

2. Current license as a registered nurse in the state of Illinois

3. CPR Certification

4. 2 years recent perioperative experience or complete approved college perioperative program; preferred. Nurses who do not meet this requirement must complete a surgical competency-based orientation program successfully.

5. CNOR preferred

Essential Physical Job Functions

Ability to carry and lift up to 20 pounds, push/pull up to 30 pounds of force, transfer and position patients in different environments, and ability to climb stairs. Frequent sitting/standing/walking, and able to assume a full squatting position. Able to take and interpret vital signs, respond appropriately during emergency situations, and communicate clearly and effectively with a varied population.

Should the applicant be considered for the position, they will be provided a full description of their Essential Physical Job Functions during the interview process.

Melrose Park, IL

Melrose Park, Illinois