RN - Surgery in Georgetown, KY at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 2/21/2021

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Job Description

Georgetown Community Hospital

Under the general direction of the Director of Surgical Services/Coordinator and the Chief Nursing Officer, is responsible for circulating in surgery and endoscopy. Assists with all aspects of duty in the department, including cleaning and reprocessing instruments as needed. Is a Registered Nurse who has graduated from an approved school of nursing, and is currently licensed to practice nursing in the state of Kentucky. Should have previous experience in O.R. nursing, and must demonstrate knowledge of principals of growth and development over life span.

  1. Performs as circulating nurse and endscopy nurse.

  2. Keeps accurate and complete Operating Room records.

  3. Works well in a team atmosphere, and incorporates a professional attitude in his or her performance.

  4. Responsible and accountable for maintaining and improving knowledge and skills.

  5. Responsible for accurate documentation and maintenance of complete medical record.

  6. Is responsible and accountable for maintaining and improving knowledge and skills.

  7. Updates preference cards to ensure proper OR case management.

  8. Able to adapt to change when OR cases change or emergencies are added.

  9. Completes assignments in an efficient, well organized, and self-directed manner.

  10. Reports malfunctioning equipment in a timely manner. Transports equipment to maintain equipment integrity.

  11. Anticipate needs for next day cases (i.e. Instrumentation, meds, etc.).

  12. Able to provide interventions based on age specific criteria and patient care standards.

  13. To maintain on call status and report to GCH within 30 minutes of notification.

  14. Minimal completion of Level One on the Clinical Ladder Program annually for full-time and part-time employees. If not completed, employee forfeits the annual evaluation pay increase.

  15. Works well in a team atmosphere and incorporates a professional attitude his /her performance. Promotes a positive, cohesive work environment.

Job Requirements

Current CPR,ACLS,

Current Kentucky Nursing License,

Clinical Ladder I.  

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