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Mt. Ascutney Hospital Registered Nurse (Pre-Op/Post-op/PACU) in Manchester, Iowa

Registered Nurse- Sign on Bonus- $1500 after 90 days of hire/$1500 after 1-year of hire

Perioperative RN: Pre-Op/Post-op/PACU

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Preparation of patients for the operating room for day surgery and endoscopy procedures, including obtaining signatures and explanation of surgical consents, gathering and documenting baseline vital signs, basic nursing functions, such as, starting IV’s, administering pre-op medications, and educating patients on discharge instructions. Recovery of patients whom have been placed under anesthesia include gathering and documenting of vital signs, assessing for signs of post-surgical distress, administering medications, and keeping surgical team abreast of significant information for the successful recovery of the patient.

Cross training to the operating room to assist in patient care as needed.

This position has a 30 minute response time for call coverage.

Scheduled 36 hours per week: This position is scheduled nine (9) days per two (2) week pay period, from 0900-1730. Call is assigned to this role one (1) evening/night per week and every fifth weekend.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Nurse currently licensed to practice in state of Iowa

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in surgical and/or intensive care nursing preferred

  • ACLS certification required

  • PACU nurses will be certified in pediatric advanced life support (PALS)

  • Child and Dependent Adult Mandatory Reporter Training required

    Excellent Benefit Package (Click here for details)

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