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RN Surgery

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC178569727
Company Name
SSM Health
Physical Address

Centralia, IL 62801
Job Description

Divison:

Sign-On Bonus Eligible

Looking for a RN opportunity where patients come first, and you are valued as a team member? This position is full-time working in our Surgery Department at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, IL. As an RN, you will be a vital member of the care team for our patients. At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate people like you. If this is a role that appeals to you and interests you, apply with us today! Come join the Surgery staff today!

This role is a full-time (40 hrs/week) day shift position with call rotations including weekends and holidays. Hours are Monday -Friday 6:45 am – 3:15 pm plus call.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

+ Performs scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.

+ Performs circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.

+ Directly assists operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient positioning.

+ Prepares operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.

+ Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient’s age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department’s Scope of Service.

+ As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.

+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

+ Graduate of accredited school of nursing

EXPERIENCE

+ No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

+ Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.

+ Constant standing and walking.

+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

+ Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.

+ Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

+ Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.

+ Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

+ Occasional lifting/moving of patients.

+ Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

+ Occasional driving.

+ Rare crawling and running.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.


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