Registered Nurse (Circulating)
This position reports to the Surgical Services Director. Plans, coordinates and implements patient care for primarily Surgical patients. Supports other nursing areas within the Surgery dept. by floating when needed after appropriate orientation. Demonstrates proficiency in the care of patients in the Operating Room, PACU, GI LAB, OPS and the Pre-op area after appropriate orientation to each area. Maintains ability to perform competencies within each area as assigned and completes renewal of competencies annually. Is able to interpret data about the patient’s status to identify each patient’s age specific needs and to provide the care needed appropriate to the patient’s age group.
Education: Current California license as an RN.
Expierence: Previous experience with the care of patients in all areas of Surgical Services with demonstrated leadership abilities.
Certifications: CPR certified.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Exhibits the ability to organize work assignments and follow through with accuracy. Not appropriate for the New Grad RN.
The ability to perform all aspects of RN’s job duties in Surgical Services Department, which includes standing or walking for prolong periods of time, bending, gripping, grasping, stooping, kneeling, pushing and pulling. The ability to keyboard and use word processing programs.