Registered Nurse - OR - Cardiovascular

Job ID: J124412
Company: West Penn Allegheny Health System
Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jun 15, 2018

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Description

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Delivers professional nursing care within the perioperative arena to patients undergoing operative or other invasive procedures.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates use of supplies, instrumentation and equipment for pre and intraoperative care and ensures that the equipment is functioning properly. (25%)
  • Performs circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure. (25%)
  • Acts as patient advocate and documents preoperative and intraoperative care delivered in compliance with hospital, departmental and regulatory agencies. (25%)
  • Monitors the surgical environment to ensure that aseptic technique is followed by the surgical team. (25%)

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Current licensure as an RN or TPP

Preferred

  • OR experience

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