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  • Registered Nurse Circulator - M-F (Days)

    Posted: 02/08/2024

    Job Type: Full-time
    Location: Natchitoches Regional Medical Center
    Department: SURGERY DEPARTMENT
     

    Description:

    This is a Monday – Friday position with some call included.

    Job Summary Same Day Surgery Nurse: Provides care in the ambulatory setting directed toward meeting both the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient. Is a resource person and teacher. Care given reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations. Utilizes initiative and strives to maintain steady level of productivity. Is a self-starter. Is compatible and supportive, and a team player. Communicates on behalf of the patient, reflects the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

    Job Summary Operating Room Nurse: Provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with surgeon and anesthesia person continuously and as needed about patient condition. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure.

    Job Summary PACU Nurse: Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Assists with the maintenance of PACU equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Responsible for monitoring patient’s physiological status in the immediate postoperative environment. Communicates with surgeon and anesthesia provider continuously, and as needed, about patient conditions; receives direction for patient management. Intercedes to maintain optimum homeostasis. Job

    Summary Endo Nurse: Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. Communicates with gastroenterologist and/or anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition. Assists with procedures. Assists with maintaining equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies, procedures and standards.

    Requirements:

    Required Education and Experience

    1. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing

    2. Current registered nurse licensure in the state of Louisiana

    3. Current BCLS certification. 

    4. Current ACLS certification or Basic EKG/Arrhythmia-identification preferred.

    5. Current PALS certification preferred. 

    6. For SDS, two (2) years Nursing experience preferred 

    7. For Circulating RN, a minimum of one (1) year work experience in the operating room preferred. 

    8. For Endoscopy RN, Endoscopic experience preferred

    Preferred Education and Experience

    1. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.

    2. Additional languages preferred.

    3. Basic computer knowledge.