Registered Nurse, Surgery
Company: Memorial Health
Posted on: February 24, 2021
The OR nurse will be responsible for every aspect of the patient's
care during surgery. The day begins with preparing the room for the
procedure, picking the patient up from pre-op, positioning the
patient, maintaining the charting and caring for the patient
before, during and after the surgery. The nurse will act as the
liaison between the family and the surgeon beginning with the call
to let the family know that the first incision has been made. The
nurse will continue to contact the family every hour or two to
provide updates. During the surgery, the nurse is responsible for
updating charting/paperwork, getting supplies if needed and
administering meds to the sterile field. This process may be
repeated for 1-4 surgeries a day depending on length of each
surgery. Works in an extremely team focused environment with your
core team, Scrub personnel, CRNA, Anesthesiologist and surgeon!
Fast paced, technologically driven department including 3 DaVinci
robots. Memorial Medical Center had one of the first XIs in the
The registered nurse is responsible for delegation, supervision,
and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients
through utilization of the nursing process. They will provide
age-appropriate care and will participate in research when
appropriate and incorporate research findings into evidence-based
clinical practice. In addition, they will contribute to quality
improvement processes and adhere to MMC Mission, Vision, and
Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the
ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.
A Registered Nurse at Memorial Medical Center means becoming a part
of a Magnet hospital that raises the bar for excellence. The MMC
environment expects high quality care for patients and RNs who want
to advance learning to ensure they can be the best nurse possible.
Quality nurses not only understand, but also exhibit, that "care
starts with caring." Nursing is about caring for people. Above all
else, working at Memorial means we expect you to exceed customer
expectations. You can do this by treating each patient as if they
are the only one you are caring for that day, being the calm voice
for the family, finding the answers when you don't have one, and
displaying compassion in all interactions.
- Licensed as RN in State of Illinois.
- Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Other
- Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult
patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other
patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand
prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult
manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
- Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood,
bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or
other potentially hazardous materials.
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Keywords: Memorial Health, Springfield , Registered Nurse, Surgery, Healthcare , Springfield, Illinois
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