Community Health Systems RN-OR First Assist in Bluefield, West Virginia

Description:

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Qualifications

Requires an associate's degree and is certified as a registered nurse. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.

Job duties: First assist/scrub/circulate in general, orthopedics, gyne, and other specialities as assigned.

Education:

Must possess a current West Virginia License as a Registered Nurse and an accredited first assist program.

Experience:

3-5 years working in General, Orthopedics, Gyne preferred.

Desirable characteristics include at least one year of experience as an R.N., preferably in the area of application. Flexibility required. Must be able to follow directions and perform work according to department standards when no directions are given.

Licenses/Certificates:

CNOR preferred. CRNFA with proof of certification.

Must possess a current West Virginia License as a Registered Nurse. Must obtain and maintain a current certification in CPR.

ACLS/PALS required.

Job: Perioperative Services

Organization: Bluefield Regional Medical Center

Location: WV-Bluefield

Requisition ID: 1820273