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Logan Health RN PreOp/PACU – Ambulatory Surgery Center - Polson & Kalispell, MT (Relocation assistance available) in Kalispell, Montana

Job Description Summary:

Provides professional nursing care while in the OR and coordinates care with other disciplines. Performs assessment of the individual patient and procedure, anticipates the needs of the surgical team and provides services, while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment.

Relocate to Montana for this position and receive up to $12,500. This job is eligible for the CARE in Montana Program, which reimburses you for relocation expenses. When you move to Montana, compensation won’t be all you gain: you’ll find a supportive health care community, an outstanding quality of life, and plenty of recreational opportunities. Learn more at #CAREinMontana.com.

Qualifications:

  • Current Montana RN License or a multi state compact license with authorization to practice nursing within the state of Montana; required.

  • BSN degree preferred.

  • Current HCP CPR certification required.

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ OR experience preferred. PACU experience preferred.

  • CNOR, PACU, or other certification in specialty area preferred.

  • Current ACLS and PALS certification preferred, or must successfully obtain within six (6) months of hire.

Job Specific Duties:

  • Performs and documents a pre-procedure assessment on admission to the pre-operative holding area according to AORN Standards. Utilizes all available sources of information and incorporates the patient’s perception of illness.

  • Develops an individualized plan of care for each surgical patient and updates the plan throughout the operative procedure as appropriate. Continually assesses and documents intra-operative patient condition.

  • Consistently maintains a sterile field and identifies safety issues concerning the patient and staff.

  • Utilizes department Standard of Care and individualizes care provided on an on-going basis.

  • Completes all documentation regarding all charges and implant/explant information appropriately; provides documentation for inclusion in the permanent patient record.

  • Delivers all medications to the patient and to the operative field in accordance with OR policy and procedure. Coordinates with surgeons the types, concentrations, and doses of medications introduced to the sterile field.

  • Follows policies on the administration of IV fluids and blood products and documents these accurately and appropriately.

  • Demonstrates a commitment to professionalism while undertaking and completing all department competencies and advanced primary certifications.

  • Completes and provides to assigned leadership any competency post-tests. Annual department competencies may include:

  • Malignant Hyperthermia

  • SDS

  • Fire safety in the OR

  • Crash Cart/Defibrillator Set-up

  • The above essential functions are representative of major duties of positions in this job classification. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs. Other duties may be assigned similar to the above consistent with knowledge, skills and abilities required for the job. Not all of the duties may be assigned to a position.

Maintains regular and consistent attendance as scheduled by department leadership.

Shift:

Day Shift - 8 Hours (United States of America)

Schedule Details:

Please know schedules and shifts are subject to change based on patient care and department/organizational needs.

Schedule:

5 x 8hr shifts M-F, no weekends, no holidays, NO CALL

Logan Health operates 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Schedules are set to accommodate the requirements of the position and the needs of the organization and may be adjusted as needed.

Notice of Pre-Employment Screening Requirements

If you receive a job offer, please note all offers are contingent upon passing a pre-employment screening, which includes:

  • Criminal background check

  • Reference checks

  • Drug Screening

  • Health and Immunizations Screening

  • Physical Demand Review/Screening

Equal Opportunity Employer

Logan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/AA/M-F/Vet/Disability). We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment. We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on protected veteran status, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other basis protected by applicable law. If you require accommodation to complete the application, testing or interview process, please notify Human Resources.

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