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IA - Surgery RN
Ref No.: 19-06034
Location: Spirit Lake, Iowa
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Registered Nurse position to work within the Surgical Service Department including pre/post-surgical care as well as post anesthesia care unit. RN shall triage and initiate accurate ongoing assessments of physical and psychosocial problems of patients of all ages within the surgical care system as evidenced by computer documentation. Serves as a strong patient advocate and helps prepare the patient with preoperative education as well as assembly of the surgical chart. The surgery department cares for patients across the age spectrum from newborn to the geriatric population. The hours vary depending on the need of the surgery schedule. The surgical specialties provided in the department but not limited to include: plastics, ortho, podiatry, urology, OB/GYN, general, GI, and eye surgery.
Associate degree or above in nursing. On-year experience in Surgical Services required. One-year experience with cardiac monitoring is preferred.
Current Iowa RN license. Certifications include BLS, ACLS, PALS, and Adult/Child Abuse Mandatory Reporting.
Every 5th weekend call, variable weekday call, holiday call (Labor Day).
Shifts are 0530-1400, 0700-1530, 0800-1630, 0900-1730.
Call begins at 1500 and goes until 0700 the next morning.

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