Registered Nurse (RN), CVOR Surgical Services
Company: Valley Health
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Up to $30,000 sign on bonus available!
Who We Are
Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals,
urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across
Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health
of all who call our 18-county area home.
A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region's largest
employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading
edge of clinical innovations.
We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who
will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our
What You Will Get:
Paid Time Off
*some benefits are subject to change due to job status
What You Will Do:
An OR Registered Nurse is the nurse advocate for patients
undergoing surgery. Responsibilities including assessment,
diagnosis, outcomes identification, planning, evaluation,
documentation and time management.
Assists in positioning, responding to comfort/safety of patient
during all phases of surgery.
Provides for accurate care and handling of specimens.
Observes and enforces strict standards of asepsis.
Responsible to demonstrate ongoing competency in the use of
surgical equipment, including but not limited to surgical beds,
electrocautery generators, suction devices, video equipment,
point-of-care testing, positioning devices, and other specialized
Observes, checks, and monitors all pieces of equipment used during
surgery to confirm they are running smoothly.
Completes patient documentation in electronic medical record.
Inventories all countable items both pre- and post-surgery to
ensure none remain in the patient post-operatively.
Scrub Nurse role adds the following additional duties:
Maintains the integrity of the sterile field; selects and handles
instruments and supplies used for the operation, passing them to
surgeon and assistant as needed.
This job description is also applicable to RN in OR Perioperative
A Registered Nurse is responsible for the care of the population
they are assigned. A RN is required to complete yearly mandatory
competencies, any unit specific competencies that are identified by
the Director/Designee as it relates to the patient population of
their unit as well as completion of the Professional Practice
Ladder requirements which include: Assuming responsibility as
Charge Nurse, PI Activity and department initiatives, communicates
and shares information to Director/Designee and co-workers from
unit or hospital committee, a Valley Health paid
Education/Seminar/Conference, workshop or Nursing Article.
Portfolio is current and submitted to Director/Designee annually by
March 1st. Routinely solicits and validates patient/family
satisfaction, participates in peer review for unit and develops
bulletin board or poster that provides educational information to
What You Will Bring:
QUALIFICATIONS for RN I:
Education: Associates in Nursing (RN Diploma, ASN or AND) required
(NOTE: Refer to Education Progression Nursing Policy: HR408 for
future education requirements. As of 2/11/2015, newly hired
registered nurses holding a nursing diploma, ASN or ADN
(associate's degree in nursing) will sign an agreement to enroll in
a BSN (bachelor's degree in nursing) program within TWO (2) years
of the employment start date and complete the BSN within FIVE (5)
years of their employment start date.) Bachelors in Nursing (BSN)
Based on primary state of residency and in accordance with current
Virginia Board of Nursing Regulations, must be licensed or eligible
to practice pending licensure as a Registered Nurse in the
Commonwealth of Virginia with either a: Multi-state license, under
the Nurse Licensure Compact OR Single-state license, valid in
BLS Certification (Basic Life Support) - American Heart 'Healthcare
Provider' (HCP) - AHA approved required (New hires must have
American Heart Association (AHA) appropriate certification prior to
completion of orientation.)
Competent in providing care based on the cognitive, physical,
emotional and chronological stages of human growth and
Competent to provide care to patients utilizing the nursing
Must have a reliable means of phone communication with hospital
QUALIFICATIONS FOR RN II:
Meets all requirements of a RN I and
Advancement to this level requires a minimum of 1872 hours of RN
experience and completion of annual performance evaluation
Full time RNs with a BSN or MSN are eligible to apply to this level
with 936 hours of RN experience and a completed interim performance
QUALIFICATIONS FOR RN III:
Meets all requirements of a RN II
Bachelors Nursing (BSN) required
Masters Nursing (MSN) preferred
Advancement to this level requires a minimum of 5616 hours of RN
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