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Registered Nurse - RN - Endoscopy

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Lima
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health Mercy Health About Us As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive. Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room (OR) - St. Rita's Medical Center Job Summary: The Operating Room Registered Nurse (RN) position is responsible for delivering exceptional nursing care to patients by: Utilizing strong organizational and leadership skills to assess patient status
Determining the priority of the patient's problems and needs
Implementing clinical nursing interventions to acute, critical patients that require intensive medical care
Developing and performing patient care plans to enhance and improve outcomes
Ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment Essential Functions: Collaborate with the interdisciplinary care team
Conduct initial and ongoing patient assessment
Observes the surgery and surgical team from a broad perspective and assists the team to create and maintain a safe and comfortable environment for the patient
Responsible for managing the nursing care of the patient within the OR and coordinating the needs of the surgical team with other care providers
Provides pre-op, intra-op, and post-op care, including assessment and discharge instructions
Other duties as assigned Education: Graduate of an accredited Associates degree or Bachelors degree in Nursing Certifications: Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association
ACLS Advanced Cardiac Life Support (preferred, not required)
PALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support - American Heart Association (preferred, not required)
CNOR Certified Perioperative Nurse (preferred, not required)
SGNA Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (preferred, not required) Experience: Two years of RN experience in Critical Care Department (preferred, not required)
Completion of OR internship program (preferred, not required) Training: Successful completion of Peri-op 101 (preferred, not required) Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer. Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with: Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
Prescription drug coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Life insurance w/AD&D
Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
Paid time off
Educational Assistance
And much more *Benefits offerings vary according to employment status Scheduled Weekly Hours: 32 Work Shift: Days/Afternoons Department: Endoscopy - St. Rita's All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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