Trego County Lemke Memorial Hospital - Surgical & Central Supply department is looking for full-time RN.
Responsible for the direction and coordination of the Operating Room Functions and activities. Acts as operating room supervisor and must have knowledge and skill to function as an intraoperative RN and central service nurse and assist staff as needed. This employee is also responsible for providing quality patient care in the Operating and Recovery rooms.
Documents and contacts patients, and or caregiver, pre-procedure information education and details or upcoming procedure.
Review and evaluate each patient chart for Lab, X-ray, and EKG reports as well as the history and physicals, then notify physician of any abnormalities.
Assist with special procedures such as minor excisions and endoscopic procedures, including setting up, assisting the physician and proper cleaning and storage of the equipment.
Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within the shift.
Responsible for recover room set up and recovering patients in the recovery room, including taking vital signs every 5 minutes, administering oxygen and medications, etc. with appropriate documentation per as policy.
Work with the Business Office to provide accurate charges
Responsible for narcotic checks after surgery.
Ability to scrub and circulate during OR procedures.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Kansas.
CPR certification required; ACLS certification preferred.
Prior experience in Operating Room procedure is preferred.
Ability to communicate well with patients, employees, physicians, etc.
Ability to initiate and develop new programs and policies where efficiency and improvement demand it.
INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY:
Our application must be completed to be considered for this position. Please send application, resume, education, licensure/certifications (if applicable) to Human Resources, 320 N. 13th St., WaKeeney, KS 67672. They may also be dropped off at the hospital business office, emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (785) 743-6317. To request an application by mail or email, please email or call (785) 743-2182. Applications also available on our website: www.tclmh.org
Salary commensurate with education and experience. We offer a negotiable nationally competitive salary and excellent benefits.
We are a progressive CAH hospital with in-patient, swing bed, out-patient, home health, assisted living, long-term care, and clinic services.
Candidates must be energetic, possess strong leadership skills, willing to work as a team, have a positive attitude, friendly and compassionate toward patients.
For hospital information: www.tclmh.org
For community information: www.tregocountyks.com
TCLMH is an Equal Opportunity Provider/Employer (EOE) and a tobacco free campus