Cabinet Peaks Medical Center Surgery RN (FT) in Libby, Montana
Cabinet Peaks Medical Center is looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join the Surgical Team!
The Surgical RN works in a variety of Perioperative nursing roles including Pre-op, Intra-op, and post-op. The RN uses both a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
Responsibilities include assisting surgeons and the surgical team to care for the patient before, during, and after surgery.
Surgical specialties include General Surgery, Pain Procedures, Ophthalmology, Gynecology, Obstetrics, ENT, Orthopedics, and Endoscopy.
Maj or Job Duties & Responsibilities
Promotes the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
Assesses patients at intervals as stated in policies and procedures.
Develops an individualized perioperative patient plan of care.
Performs job duties in accordance with AORN Perioperative Job Descriptions and Competencies 2012 version.
Evaluates the patient’s progress toward attaining outcomes.
Transfers care as appropriate.
Delegates tasks as appropriate according to Montana Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions.
Documents nursing care accurately, completely and legibly.
Collaborates effectively with other disciplines as appropriate.
Participates in quality review and performance improvement projects.
Acts as a patient advocate and maintains privacy and confidentiality of all appropriate information.
Uses problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.
Maintains required competencies: 1) Circulating all orthopedics, podiatry, eye procedures, general, OB/GYN, & dental procedures. 2) Scrubbing orthopedics, podiatry, eye procedures, general, OB/GYN, & dental procedures if requested. 3) Performs all job duties of pre-op & post-op patient care.
Pursues professional growth and participates in a professional organization.
Skills, Knowledge, & Abilities
Basic computer knowledge.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Knowledge of nursing care principles, practices, and procedures.
Knowledge of safety principles and infection control in the patient care environment.
Ability to assess patient’s needs and coordinate appropriate nursing care.
Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
Ability to develop perioperative patient plan of care.
Knowledge of AORN and Montana Nurse Practice Act.
Possess problem-solving and conflict resolution skills.
BLS, ACLS, PALS & NRP (must obtain within 3 months of hire).
Two years perioperative services experience preferred.
Work hours are based on the needs of the department and may change. Call schedule includes rotating 24-hour call shifts: weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
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