Registered Nurse (RN) Surgery (Full time: 6:30am-5:00pm)
Company: Washington Regional Medical Center
Posted on: January 16, 2023
Washington Regional Medical Center is our region's only locally
governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our
system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart
of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary,
specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest
Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported
and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique
employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which
we live and work --- and give back to each other.
Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm
foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health
of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high
quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas
--- the best place to receive care and the best place to give
Values: To treat others - patients and their families, visitors,
physicians, and each other - as we would want to be treated.
A RN who, using the nursing process, develops a plan of nursing
care and then coordinates and delivers care to patients undergoing
operative or other invasive procedures. Circulators have the
requisite skills and knowledge to assess, diagnose, plan,
intervene, and evaluate the outcomes of interventions. The surgical
nurse addresses the physiological, psychological, sociocultural,
and spiritual responses of surgical patients. Is responsible for
meeting the established Surgical Standards of Nursing Practice
(AORN) and for promoting teamwork with physicians and personnel
within WRMC. The position spends the majority of work time standing
for prolonged period so time with frequent walking of short
distances. This position requires the ability to reach, bend, push,
pull, and lift up to 50 lbs. The patient populations served in this
department covers the full span of human life. This position is
required to provide call and standby coverage on a rotating
schedule for holidays, weekends and nights as assigned.
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Arkansas,
CPR certification, *ACLS.
Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required
Previous experience in an operating room environment is preferred.
Basic competency is expected to be attained within 4-8 months as
evidenced by 85% achievement in all areas of perioperative nursing.
Competency to assess the physiological and psychosocial health
status of each surgical patient. To formulate a nursing diagnosis,
to establish patient goals, to develop a plan of care, to implement
nursing actions according to the prescribed plan. To participate in
patient/family teaching. To create and maintain a sterile field, to
provide equipment and supplies based on each patient's needs. To
accurately perform sponge, sharps and instrument counts, to
administer drugs and solutions as prescribed. To physiologically
monitor the patient during surgery, to monitor and control the
environment and respect the patient's rights. To perform nursing
actions that demonstrate accountability, evaluate outcomes, measure
the effectiveness of nursing care and to continually reassess all
components of patient care based on new data. *ACLS required within
90 days from date of hire.
Keywords: Washington Regional Medical Center, Fayetteville , Registered Nurse (RN) Surgery (Full time: 6:30am-5:00pm), Other , Fayetteville, Arkansas
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