Ascension Health RN - Surgery / FT Rotating | Saint Thomas West - Relocation Assistance Available! in Nashville, Tennessee

Job ID: 202671

RN - Surgery / FT Rotating | Saint Thomas West - Relocation Assistance Available!

Nashville, Tennessee

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: RN - Surgery

City, State: Nashville,TN

Location: Saint Thomas West D&T Bldg

Department: Surgery IP

Additional Job Details: FT Rotating

Job Description

Job Summary:

The RN - Surgery delivers professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.

  • Performs circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.

  • Directly assists operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient positioning.

  • Prepares operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.

  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation.F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

  • Assists with specialized surgical procedures under the direction of the Surgeon(s) and Anesthesiologist.

  • Coordinates with participating healthcare providers to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and family and provides age-specific and culturally appropriate education. All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Certified Certified Registered Nurse specializing in Operating Room.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • ​Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

Work Experience:

  • Operating room experience within the past one (1) year preferred.

How To Apply

If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact the Ascension candidate care at 1-855-778-6037 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday.

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