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Clinical Nurse II Outpatient Surgery Center - OR (18305)

Suburban Hospital Type Full time Posted 4/4/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/25/2014
MD - Maryland (All) - Bethesda Referral - n/a -    

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Job Summary

The OR nurse circulates and scrubs for surgical cases inthe OR, takes responsibility of intraoperative patient care and ats as a patient advocate in an ambulatory care setting.  Performs duties of charge nurse as assigned.  Oversees the activities of the OR technician when circulating for procedures.

 

EXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two years of operating room nursing experience preferred
  • Experience in a freestanding ambulatory surgery center environment is preferred.

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of surgical specialties, including procedures, sterile procedures, sterile technique, instruments, supplies and standards of care.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions and percentages.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form
  • Requires effective customer service and organizational skills.
  • Requires ability to communicate via documentation, telephone, computer and directly.
  • Requires math, reading, adaptability, logic, technical and typing/word-processing skills.
  • Requires knowledge or specialized equipment:  respirator, computer, code cart, small equipment.

 Certifications and Licensure:

Current RN license in the state of Maryland

CPR Certification required

CNOR preferred

 

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