Registered Nurse - OR Multiple Sites

    Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health
    1200 S Cedar Crest Blvd, ALLENTOWN, PA
    Similar jobs pay $24.90 - $32.30

    Job Description

    Join our Perioperative RN team! Qualified candidates are eligible to receive up to a $20,000 Sign on Bonus!

    Lehigh Valley Health Network is hiring for experienced nurses for a variety of positions within our Perioperative Areas.

    If you have experience as a surgical nurse, consider a unique opportunity to join LVHN as a Cardiac OR Nurse. If you have Open Heart Surgery experience and are certified in Perioperative Nursing; you just may be a perfect fit.

    Individuals with OR experience and those interested in learning are encouraged to apply, as training programs are available!

    Job Summary: The Perioperative Registered Nurse directs and manages the care of designated operative patients as assigned to any LVHN perioperative facility; Cedar Crest, Muhlenberg, 17th St., Fairgrounds Surgery Center or Tilghman St.(Rotation to multiple sites required).

    The circulating RN will perform an ongoing patient assessment, create and maintain a safe environment, and implement and enforce all policies and procedures. The RN utilizes effective and appropriate communication styles to coordinate nursing care with other health care team members for each patient. The scrub role can be assumed by a Registered Nurse educated in the scrub role whose actions are based on the nursing process.

    The RN has the necessary knowledge and ability to ensure quality patient care during the operative procedure and is constantly vigil for maintenance of the sterile field. The RN has an understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates the needs of the surgeon. The RN handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure. At no time should the RN perform duties which may have the potential to sever, puncture, manipulate or alter tissue in any way.

    Minimum Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

    Current operating room experience or completion of perioperative internship program.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Licensure and Certifications: Current Pennsylvania Registered Nurse licensure. Current BLS Health Care Provider.

    CNOR - Perioperative Nursing

    For Cardiac OR Nurses:

    Minimum one (1) year of recent Open Heart Surgery Operating Room experience within the past year, preferred.

    Assume on call for open-heart surgeries.

    Will cross train for general surgery.

    CNOR preferred.

    Posting ID: 552620222Posted: 2020-05-27