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RN-Surgery-Circulating Nurse- Full Time
Surgical Registered Nurse


GENERAL SUMMARY:

Serves as Circulating Nurse in charge of an operating room.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Serves as Circulating Nurse during a variety of standard surgical procedures, observing for and correcting breaks in aseptic technique, assisting the Surgeon outside the sterile field, and mixing and administering medications as ordered by the surgeon.


Guides the Scrub Nurse in setting up and stripping down the operating room prior to and after surgery.


Collects pertinent information about individual patients which is essential to safe care during surgery.


Ensures that all consents necessary for the performance of surgery have been signed and that all prescribed identification procedures have been carried out.


Calculates patient's blood loss during surgery using prescribed methods.


Verifies sponge and needle count with Scrub Nurse before surgery and before and after closure, and certifies that all are accounted for in line with established operating room procedures.


Completes records and reports in accordance with operating room procedure, including the identification and labeling of specimens.


Observes the patient before, during and after surgery and attends to such physical needs as those involving positioning or repositioning to facilitate circulation. Meets patient's emotional needs by providing him/her with reassurance or the opportunity to discuss his/her fears or by answering his/her questions and explaining the activities that are taking place.

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Completion of a training assignment or a recognized hospital training program in operating room surgical techniques, or three months of experience as a Registered Nurse in an operating room.

A license to practice as a Registered Nurse issued by the State Board of Nursing Education and Nurse Registration.

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Day

Closing Date: 06/14/2019
Contact Information
Beth Cavanah - Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
615 Old Symsonia Rd
Benton, KY 42025
Email: beth.cavanah@marshallhospital.net
Phone: 270-527-4865

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