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Clark Fork Valley Hospital Surgery RN in Plains, Montana

Surgery RN

  • Plains, MT

  • Full Time

  • Surgery

  • Mid Level


    The role of the perioperative nurse is to provide care for patients before , during, and after surgery, surgical procedures, and endoscopic procedures. The operating room nurse job description also includes the role of patient educator, circulating nurse, and/or scrub nurse potentially with additional training. Circulating OR nurses work within the operating suite but outside of the sterile field; scrub OR nurse handle and prepare operating instruments and equipment within the sterile field. To work as a scrub OR nurse requires additional training as stated above. Pre-op and Post-op nurse work in the PACU area.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Administers and manages prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques, within their scope of practice and notifies the provider when appropriate.

  • Documents care completely, accurately and timely in the appropriate health record.

  • Initiates/participates in the implementation of individualized patient/resident/ family education plans.

  • Manages the patient care plans according to the individualized needs of the patient/resident.

  • Demonstrates competencies within their scope of practice.

  • Follows all standards that are applicable to their specialty or area of work.

  • Adheres to recognized infection control standards.

  • Participates in departmental and hospital wide quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) activities.

  • Responsible for oversight of the certified nursing assistants (CNA) where applicable by law and licensed practical nurses (LPN).

  • Professionally conveys clinical information to other team members.

  • Completes charge responsibilities as assigned.