RN OP/ASC-CIRCULATING

1 month ago(12/20/2017 11:21 AM)
Requisition ID
2017-7151
# of Openings
1
Department
AMBULATORY SURGERY
Baptist Hospital
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Nursing
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule
Day Shift
Schedule Details
0600-1430 with afternoon call

Overview

The Registered Nurse-Circulator provides care and education for the patient based on their illness, symptoms, and courses of treatment. Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. The Registered Nurse-Circulator performs technical skills and provides assistance to surgeons, anesthesia personnel, and other professionals in the operating room. Performs similar duties in other areas of the hospital as assigned.  The Registered Nurse-circulator works under the supervision of the Charge Nurse, the clinical manager.   She/he is involved in disassembling, cleaning, sterilizing, and storage of procedure trays, instruments, equipment, and supplies according to prescribed procedures and aseptic techniques.  She/he utilizes surgical instrumentation knowledge to assist in the preparation of instruments and equipment for the surgeon to perform the procedure that is scheduled.  The Registered Nurse-circulator is responsible for the supervision and maintenance of the sterile field and environment of care for surgical patient. Responsible for computer documentation during the perioperative phase of treatment. 

 

The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • Must have ASN degree or Nursing Diploma
  • Current RN licensure in the state of Florida
  • BLS through American Heart Association
  • Demonstrated proficiency in perioperative nursing, knowledge, and skills
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to adapt to changes in patient status, department workload

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