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- Grand Prairie, TX, USA
- Full Time
Up to $20,000 Sign-On Bonus
Delivers nursing care to patients undergoing surgical intervention ranging in age from pediatric to geriatric. Is cross trained to provide post-anesthesia care. Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Maintains regulatory agency requirements, nursing and hospital policies, procedures and standards.
- Responsible for the nursing activities related to care of the patient experiencing an operative or other invasive procedure.
- Responsible for the general care of the patient during surgery, charting, patient assessment, etc.
- A resource person and provides guidance to non-licensed personnel.
- Proficient in providing care for adult and pediatric patients.
Licenses and Certification: Current TexasRegistered Nurse license and ACLS required.
Education, Vocational Training, and Experience: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of two (2) years of experience circulating for Bariatric, Orthopaedics, Spine, and General surgery.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to write concise, legible documentation in patient's medical record.
Knowledge of nursing care methods and procedures.
Knowledge of medical terminology and abbreviations.
Knowledge of safe use of various equipment.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to with other members of the healthcare team to meet patient needs.
Ability to interact in a positive manner and to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, employees, supervisor and other hospital employees.
Lifting objects in excess of fifty (50) pounds with frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to twenty (20) pounds. Ability to stand on non-carpeted, composite surfaces for extended periods of time, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl, reach, use fine finger movement, speak and hear. Ability to walk long distances on a regular basis.