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RN - Operating Room / Cardiovascular

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Job ID: 57633
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a RN - Operating Room / Cardiovascular for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Day position.

Hourly compensation is  $37.83 - $73.90  ; hiring rate dependent on qualifications, professional experience, work location, and/or terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Cardiovascular operating room nurses work as part of Surgical Services/OR, caring for both the intraoperative cardiac patients as well as all other service lines including general, ortho, vascular, neuro, urology, ENT, etc. The CVOR RN works in cardiovascular operating rooms in both the scrubbed person and circulating roles. In addition to providing direct patient care, the CVOR RN also provides clinical problem solving, quality monitoring, and coordination of care for the CVOR.

JOB SUMMARY

Provides professional nursing direct patient care in compliance with professional practice and unit standards. Promotes a collaborative, interdisciplinary approach towards patients, families and all members of the care delivery team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs.
  2. Documents patient care in the healthcare record according to established standards.
  3. Directs and delegates care to other team members in accordance with their education, credentials, and demonstrated competence.
  4. Ensures own professional effectiveness through education and professional development.
  5. Participates in the development of and maintains established hospital policies, procedures and objectives, quality improvement, safety, environmental and infection prevention program.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Graduate of an approved school of nursing required.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Specialty certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience operating room circulating experience in an acute care setting required.
  • Previous CVOR scrubbing and circulating experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state in which nurse will be practicing at date of hire.
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire.
  • ACLS and CNOR certification preferred.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Demonstrated ability to promote positive interpersonal relationships and patient/family centered work environment
  • Able to support and interpret medical center philosophy, policy and procedures
  • Basic computer skills

    ST. JOSEPH PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

    • Work requires active physical exertion up to 66% of the time
    • Ability to lift, push, pull objects weighing 75lbs or less.
    • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation. Reasonably anticipated exposure to blood and body fluids once per month or more. Work may involve exposure to hazardous medication and/or chemicals and sharp instruments.
    • Job duties require intense concentration and attention to detail up to 34-65% of work time.

    This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

    PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

    See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

    For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

    Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

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