RN Circulator, Surgery

Location: Chalmette, LA
Date Posted: 08-17-2017
Registered Nurse, Surgery (Circulator) FT Day

Company Description
St. Bernard Parish Hospital is bringing comprehensive, quality healthcare and economic growth to our community. Your parish hospital is a 40-bed state-of-the art facility utilizing the newest advances in medical technology and patient-centered care to save lives, promote good health and advance the quality of life for the people of St. Bernard Parish and the surrounding region. Located 5 miles from downtown New Orleans, St. Bernard Parish Hospital is offering a competitive benefit package and salary to innovative, energetic applicants! Apply today and be a part of our dynamic, diverse team!
Job Description

The Registered Nurse Circulator ensures safety of the patient within the period of operation. As an essential member of the surgery team, manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. The circulating nurse works collaboratively with other members of the healthcare team, including the anesthesiologist, surgeon, surgical technologist, surgical assistant, and other personnel. Pre and Post care of patient and charge nurse responsibilities as assigned.

*Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
*Current RN license from the Louisiana State Board of Nursing
*Experience as Circulating Surgery Nurse

*Able to assess vital signs and patient changes and respond appropriately.
*Ability to function within stressful and emergency situations.
*Able to meet the “on-call” requirements of this position.
*Knowledgeable of Universal Precautions and BSI (body substance isolation)
Additional Information
St. Bernard Parish Hospital does not discriminate in practices or employment opportunities on the basis of an individual's race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other proscribed category set forth in federal or state regulations.
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