Registered Nurse - Operating RoomJob ID 11348482 Date posted 03/26/2019
About CarolinaEast Medical Center
CarolinaEast Health System is dedicated to quality and compassionate care across the Coastal Carolina region. The flagship of the health system is a 350 bed full service medical center housing a completecompliment of inpatient and outpatient services with the latest technology. CarolinaEast Health System employs 2,500 dedicated team members. We have physician practices in various specialties spanning four counties. Our employees create a culture of excellence that connects our patients to the same level of care that is usually found at larger medical centers while maintaining a friendly, community feel throughout our facilities. CarolinaEast offers a comprehensive benefits package to all full time employees as well as benefits to part time plus and part time employees. CarolinaEast Medical Center is the only continuous 5-star rated hospital by CMS in North Carolina.
The Operating Room has up to 12 anesthesia provided rooms, including 2 Open Heart rooms and 1 Urology room equipped with fluoroscopy. Specialty services include ENT/ORAL, General, Plastic, OB/GYN, Orthopedics, Urology, Thoracic/Vascular, Neurosurgery, Pain, Open Heart, Robotics and endoscopic, and minimally invasive surgery by specialty. The Operating Room strives to meet the surgical needs of the surrounding counties and its physicians by providing compassionate, high quality surgical services ranging from ambulatory procedures to high acuity procedures for adults and pediatrics.
Job Summary: The Registered Nurse First Assist is a nursing professional whose practice is an extension of perioperative nursing and has acquired knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to provide the surgical team with assistance within the Operating Room and other similar settings. Assists surgery teams with assigned surgical patients pre and post operatively.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree from an accredited School of Nursing or comparable life experiences to achieve exemption letter. Current RN license with North Carolina State Board of Nursing. Current Certification as a RNFA. Knowledge of current trends and techniques in nursing. Possesses the ability to relate effectively to patients, their families, physicians, staff and all others using proper channels of communication. Recognizes the importance of being a professional role model for others. Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his/her unit(s). The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the unit's/area's/department's policies and procedures.
***$5000 sign on bonus for experienced full time nurses
***Relocation up to $5000 for qualified candidates
Shift: Shift and days vary
License or Experience: American Heart Association BLS (CPR) Certification Required Licensure Required
Location: CarolinaEast Medical Center
Department: Operating Room
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