Regional Medical Center at Memphis Registered Nurse - Trauma OR in Memphis, Tennessee
Registered Nurse - Trauma OR
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Day shift w/rotation
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Contact: Lee Booth
Regional One Health, home to one of the Top Level I Trauma Centers in the Country, is currently seeking energetic and dynamic Registered Nurses to work in our Trauma OR!!
If you have OR experience, enjoy a fast paced environment, and would like the perk of self scheduling, please consider applying for this position.
Provides professional nursing care to surgical patients within operating rooms/surgical services utilizing the nursing process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care before, during and after the completion of the surgery.
REQUIREMENTS: Graduate of an approved nursing school/program. Qualified by education, perioperative training, or experience to work with the school age, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient population in the or setting. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to work within a team environment. Ability and willingness to apply nursing knowledge and skills and maintain clinical competency as in the surgical suite.
EXPERIENCE: 2 years of clinical nursing experience in the OR setting is required. Trauma and orthopedic surgery experience is desired. Experience in patient care as obtained through completion of an approved nursing program.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATION: Registered Nurse licensure to work in the state of Tennessee. Additional CPR/BLS certifications are required. ACLS within 6 months of hire.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Prolonged standing and walking; lifting, turning patients and equipment; repeated bending, squatting and stooping; exposure to infectious agents. Visual acuity is needed to assess color changes, to verify accuracy of written materials, and to administer and accurately prepare medications. Heavy Work - Exerting up to 150 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 75 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 30 pounds of force constantly to move objects. (May be further defined as "with or without assistance.")
Graduation from Approved/Accredited Nursing School ACLS Certification BLS Certification TN RN License 1-2 years experience is required