Registered Nurse - OR General Surgery - 24 Hrs (Sign- On Bonus Eligibl

William Backus Hospital
Oct 11, 2017
Oct 25, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
•Organizes and administers individualized, professional patient care to patients within an assigned unit of the hospital.

* Provides nursing care as directed by medical staff and in accordance with the objectives, policies, procedures and protocols of the hospital and the state Nurse Practice Act.

* Maintains the standards of nursing care as established.

* Participates in patient teaching and discharge planning.

* Incorporates the needs and behavior of the patient's specific age group in planning and providing care.

* Participates in quality improvement activities.

* EPIC knowledge preferred

* 2-3 Years of Orthopedic OR experience preferred

* Strong knowledge of Total Joint Replacement Surgery and Spine Surgery

* CNOR preferred or to be obtained within 1 year of employment

* Moderate to heavy work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

* Your scope of duties will include O.R. clinical competence, incorporating physical and emotional assessments, age specific competency, critical thinking skills, and educating patients and their family members regarding their plan of care and clinical pathway.

* Strong patient centered approach with emphasis on providing exemplary and world-class customer service

* Meticulous attention to detail - Your eye for detail should be matched by excellent communication skills and the ability to think on your feet.

* Self-motivated and proactive; a team player who knows how to think critically in a fast-paced, challenging environment

* Active participant in seeking solutions to problems

* Supports the use of evidence based guidelines and organizational policies and procedures to promote safe patient care and a safe practice environment.


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