MCG Health System Staff Nurse OR-Adult in Augusta, Georgia
Staff Nurse OR-Adult
AU Organization Wide
Adult Operating Room
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This professional registered staff nurse position is responsible for promoting the restoration of health and achievement of patient goals through providing individualized direct patient care in accordance with medical center and practice site policies and procedures, established standards of nursing care and practice, as defined by the state of Georgia. The staff nurse provides care through the use of the nursing process and in a manner that is cost effective without compromising quality of care. The staff nurse performs assessments, planning, and implementation of nursing intervention and evaluation. The staff nurse also participates in department, unit, or practice site process improvement activities, meets continuing education requirements, and upholds the philosophy and objectives of the medical center and/or ambulatory care site in providing patient and family centered care. The staff nurse demonstrates professional growth and development through involvement in professional organizations, review of professional literature, and participates in continuing education programs. The staff nurse must also demonstrate and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirement relative to age-specific needs.
BSN; or ADN with relevant experience may be approved by CNO if the candidate meets the following criteria: - Candidate experience is applicable to a hard to recruit area; - Candidate must provide proof that reflects current enrollment in a BSN program with a targeted completion date within one year of hire. Current Registered Nurse License (Georgia). Current Basic Life Support (BLS) training. Organization and communication skills, must effectively speak, read and write English
5+ years of experience to qualify for Senior Staff Nurse *Specialty areas may require additional certifications pertinent to work with their patient populations.
1 year of OR experience or completion of a formalized Perioperative Nursing Course approved by the AORN. English.
2 years of OR experience in a critical care setting; ACLS and CNOR is preferred. Previous case experience in the following areas is a plus: Bariatric Plastics ENT L&D Orthopedics Cardiac Vascular Oral Spinal
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