HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Surgery FT/Days in Bowling Green, Kentucky

_TriStar Greenview Regional Hospital – Bowling Green, KY_

TriStar Greenview is a 211-bed, medical-surgical facility that has served south central Kentucky for more than 40 years. TriStar Greenview provides an extensive range of diagnostic, therapeutic, emergency and surgical services. Accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, TriStar Greenview has a medical staff of more than 300 physicians. TriStar Greenview has proven to be a health care leader in the region

The Surgical OR Registered Nurse (RN) performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. The OR RN Staff Nurse performs the primary function of assessing, planning, and evaluating the perioperative care of all assigned patients. The OR RN is knowledgeable about aseptic technique, patient safety, legal aspects of nursing and the management of nursing activities associated with the specific surgical procedures being performed. Identifies cultural differences and incorporates into patient care. Utilizes translation services when indicated. The OR RNpromotes teamwork with surgery personnel, surgeons, anesthesia department personnel and personnel from other departments, Cares for Neonate/Infant (0-12 months) Pediatrics (1 – 17 years) Adults (18 – 79 years) Elderly (80 years) and supports the hospital’s mission, values, and visions.

The tasks and responsibilities include: · Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient before, during and after a surgical procedure. · Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing surgical procedures. · Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients. · Carries out physician orders. · Administers prescribed medications, applies dressings, and monitors vital signs. · Assists physician during procedures. · Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. · Coordinates the operating room with respect to sterility, cleanliness, availability of functioning equipment and supplies. · Anticipates needs of the surgical team · Ensures the proper handling of specimens. · Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care. · Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. · Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

· Orients and mentors new staff members.


· Current licensure as an RN.

· Current Kentucky RN Nursing License

· ACLS Certification Preferred

· PALS Certification Preferred

· CNOR Preferred

· BLS certification

· Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

· Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

· Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

· Minimum one-year experience as perioperative nurse preferred

*/New employees have up to 90 days from date of hire to obtain the American Heart Association BLS for healthcare providers./***

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Surgery FT/Days

Location: Kentucky-Bowling Green-Greenview Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 00037-51806