Registered Nurse - RN - Operating Room
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POST DATE 9/18/2017
END DATE 12/23/2017
JOB DESCRIPTION**Sign-on bonuses, relocation assistance and 2017/2018 CO ski pass reimbursement incentives are currently available for this position. Some restrictions apply, speak with the recruiter for further details.
Answer your calling by bringing your nursing expertise to Saint Joseph Hospitals Operating Room!
Saint Joseph Hospital, located in downtown Denver, has been serving the Denver area for more than 140 years and is known as the largest private teaching hospital in the state of Colorado. In December of 2014, Saint Joseph Hospital opened its doors to a brand new, state-of-the-art hospital boasting 360 beds along with outdoor spaces on every floor and over 500 trees on the campus.
Our absolutely state-of-the-art OR boasts 21 surgical suites, with 2 designated for CV cases and 2 designated as hybrid rooms. Our Main OR specialties include: Bariatric, Robotics, General Surgery, Ortho, Neuro, OB-GYN and CV, including open heart cases. With over 50% of our OR staff being CNOR-certified, we pride ourselves in providing top-notch, personalized patient care.
The Registered Nurse will provide direct patient care, meeting both psychological and physical needs of the patients in accordance with physicians orders, Joint Commission, OSHA, nursing and department guidelines. The RN fulfills these duties to contribute to the continuity and quality of care which fosters the best interest and well-being of all patients and their families.
* Conduct and document a thorough assessment of each patients medical status upon admission and throughout the patients course of treatment.
* Assist in the development and implementation of an individualized treatment plan for each assigned patient.
* Comply with evaluation, treatment and documentation guidelines described.
* Complete required documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
* Oversee care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and Certified Nursing Assistants.
* Attend and participate in clinical team conferences regarding patient progress, problems and needs.
* Act in compliance with hospital, regulatory and professional standards and guidelines.
* Access continuing education opportunities appropriate to discipline and responsibilities in order to maintain clinical currency.
* Adheres to facility policies and procedures and participates in facility quality improvement and safety programs.
* Perform other duties, as assigned.
The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.
* Associate's degree in nursing, required (BSN required within 5 years' of employment)
* Bachelor's degree in nursing, preferred
* Valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of practice, required
* Possess a current Basic Life Support Certification, required
* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required
* One (1) year of experience in a busy OR setting
Qualifications CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver