Surgical RN

Position Detail 

Functional Area: Outpatient Surgery & Specialty Clinic
Department: Outpatient Surgery &  Specialty Clinic
City/State: Nevada, IA
Employment Type: PRN

Position Description

The Surgical RN provides nursing care to patients in the perioperative setting, same day surgery, circulate, recovery and endoscopy.  Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Prepares patients for surgical or specialty procedures.
  • Scrubs and circulates on surgical cases.
  • Provides patient education, maintains knowledge of surgical equipment and functioning.
  • Provides a safe environment for the patient by implementing and following standard surgical protocol.
  • Prepares for surgical cases efficiently by anticipating the needs of patients, surgeons, and other OR members.
  • Provides necessary information specific to each specialized clinic (i.e. taking patients to rooms, obtaining vitals, weight, background information etc.).
  • Performs sterilization of instruments and supplies when needed.

On presentation and throughout examination, obtains subjective/objective data through interviewing patient/significant other

Position Requirements

  • Graduate from an accredited and approved nursing program
  • Current RN license in state of Iowa
  • Previous  experience in OR setting
  • BCLS certified within 60 days of hire
  • Mandatory Reporter completed within 90 days of hire

Required Documents

  • Resume

Story County Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment, post-offer physical and drug screen required.