Cleveland Clinic RN-Surgery in Warrensville Heights, Ohio

Job Summary:

Delivers professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.

  • Performs scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.

  • Performs circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.

  • Directly assists operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient positioning.

  • Prepares operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

  • BSN preferred.

Certifications:

  • Current licensure as Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Nurse First Assistant (RNFA).

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare provider.

  • If performing moderate/procedural sedation must have Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire.

  • If in Pediatric Operating Room Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within one year of hire date.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum one year RN experience preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires standing and walking for extensive periods of time.

  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

  • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

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