Nurse in the surgery department is a professional care giver who is responsible for all nursing functions for patients from infants to geriatrics which include but are not limited to: identifying patterns of human responses to actual or potential health complications, bleeding complications, medication administration and patient education. The Surgery Nurse must be flexible as will be working very closely with the surgical team to provide appropriate nursing care to the surgical patient. The Surgery Nurse may assist with Pre/Post anesthesia patients. This person will learn to circulate in the operating room, and work in the circulating nurse role and take surgery call. The Nurse will need to have very good communication with the other surgical staff, providers, patients and their families. They will assist the surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Ensures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedure. Monitor PAR level of all surgical instruments and supplies. Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.
→ Must hold a current Nurse (LPN/RN) license in the State of South Dakota.
→ Must be CPR and ACLS certified.
→ One year of experience as a nurse preferred, but not required.
If you have questions, contact Human Resources.