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RN - Operating Room Job

PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center
PeaceHealth
Type Full time Posted 6/23/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 7/1/2014
AK - Alaska (All) - Ketchikan Referral - n/a -    

RN - Operating Room Job

Date:Jun 17, 2014

Location:Ketchikan, AK, US

Company:Peacehealth

Req ID:41350

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and nine medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship. This is The Spirit of Healing—The Spirit of PeaceHealth.

Department:Operating Room (3000)

JOB SUMMARY
Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards.  Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.

6. Expected to take call, possibly 3 days per week plus a weekend possibly per month
7. Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:
• Graduate of an Acredited School of Nursing required
• BSN preferred.


EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:
• A minimum of 1 year clinical experience as a Staff Nurse or will orient to point of competency

• Prefer at least two years extensive experience in the OR, including experience with orthopedics as well as all other specialties.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:
• Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Alaska.
• Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
• ACLS preferred.


OTHER SKILLS:
• Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.
• Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
• Basic computer skills

Location:  Ketchikan, AK 
Job Category:  Nursing - RN Patient Care
Shift:  Day
Shift Length:8 Hours
FTE:1  
Work Type:  Full Time
Salary range starts at:$29.42
Required Certifications/Licensure:Basic Life Support; Registered Nurse - Alaska 

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed within this job class. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Ketchikan, AK || Nursing - RN Patient Care || Full Time || SURGICAL SVCS 


Nearest Major Market:Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market:Anchorage
Job Segment:Orthopedic, Nursing, Medical, Patient Care, Registered Nurse, Healthcare