Oct 03, 2020

Registered Nurse, Surgical Services

  • Doctors Community Hospital
  • United States

Job Description

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Position Objective:
The incumbent is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of the immediate post-anesthetic/post-operative patient. Accurate and complete documentation, reflecting implementation of the nursing process is required. The incumbent must have technical skills & knowledge necessary to function in the Operating Room environment. He/she will fulfill the perioperative role required in the unique Operating Room environments demonstrating nursing skills and activities consistent with published standards for nursing practice.

Education/Certification/Registration/Licensure:

Graduate from an accredited nursing school required.

Active licensed Nurse in the State of Maryland and/or compact state.

CPR/BLS & ACLS required.

Hospital certification in Defibrillation, IV insertion and blood glucose monitoring (Accuchek) preferred.
Experience Requirements:
Minimum of two (2) year previous experience in PACU or Med/Surg. preferred.

Knowledgeable of AORN standards required.

Knowledgeable of Universal Precautions required.