Registered Nurse - OR-Surgery Department - Full Time Days

Company: West Valley Medical Center-Idaho

General Information
4 Year Degree
1 to 2 years
Not Specified
Job Description West Valley Medical Center (WVMC) is a full service hospital available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week servicing Canyon County, Idaho and surrounding communities. WVMC consistently achieves top ratings and recognition for outstanding quality performance and excellent clinical outcomes. Our expertly trained staff and board certified physicians are focused on treating everyone like family.  If you are looking for a small-town, friendly environment with a big-city commitment to high-quality patient care, this is the right hospital for you. You can apply your training and skills in a professional atmosphere where they will be valued. You will be part of a community hospital where your contributions are appreciated and your voice is heard – where work force diversity is encouraged and personal growth is supported. 

Under the direction of the Department Director, Manager and/or Clinical Nurse Supervisor, provides high quality, cost-effective nursing care, meeting the medical, psycho/social, spiritual, emotional and educational needs of OR patients. Primarily responsible for preparing patient for surgical procedures and endoscopy procedures, and assisting during surgery. Performs related assessments, planning, procedures/treatments, evaluations and updates of patient plan of care that assures and maintains high quality care for all assigned patients. Provides nursing care consistent with established nursing policies, protocols, and professional standards, and acts as a patient/family advocate to assure appropriate provision of patient care and to protect patients' rights.
Job RequirementsMinimum qualifications:

ADN required, BSN preferred.

Minimum six months experience in perioperative setting required.  1-2 years general nursing experience in acute care setting preferred.

Current Idaho RN license.  Compact license accepted.  Current BLS or obtain within 30 days of employment. Current ACLS or obtain within six months of employment. PALS preferred but not required.