CHARGE REGISTERED NURSE, OR - Up to $10,000 Sign On Bonus Available*
FT Days - 7:00 am to 5:30 pm
Performs the primary functions of an RN in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the care of all assigned patients of the unit during his/her shift and takes surgery call. Is responsible for meeting the established surgical standards of nursing practice, for managing all assigned personnel, supplies and equipment on the unit, and for promoting teamwork with physicians and personnel of other departments. Is able to function independently with only occasional or limited supervision. Performs other duties as assigned.
Core competencies: Medication Administration, Restraint Use, General Assessment, Pain Management, Falls, Blood Administration, Emergent Blood Administration, Age Specific, Compliance and computerized annual required education (HealthStream); additional competencies as defined by Department Director.
*Restrictions apply: must have 2 years of OR experience
Education: Required: graduate from an accredited school of nursing; current licensure as a registered nurse in the State of Colorado. CPR required by the completion of the unit-specific orientation and before working independently. ACLS required within 6 months of employment.
Experience: 3 years circulating/scrubbing experience along with Charge or Relief Charge experience in the OR is strongly preferred.