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Charge RN - PACU Surgical Services

Location : Battle Mountain, NV 89820
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Surgery

Job Description :

Charge RN - PACU Surgical Services

Interacts with all clinical departments of the hospital frequently.
3.                DEGREE OF SUPERVISION REQUIRED for the Charge RN - PACU Surgical Services
Supervision during the day shift is moderate with supervisors arranging breaks and room assignments. Some supervision for difficult cases may be necessary until employee shows competency with that type of case.  Minimal or no supervision is needed when employee has reached the level of participating in call and standby.
4.                SPECIAL CONSIDERATION:
Exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)

A.   Essential Functions:
Able to understand surgeries, instrumentation, and equipment needs for the care of patients in SDSU and PACU. Ability to complete paperwork and organize tasks in an efficient manner. Normal hearing and vision ability required.
B.   Physical and Mental Demands for the Charge RN - PACU Surgical Services
Moderately heavy physical effort (lift/carry 50 lbs) Frequent prolonged standing/walking
Manual dexterity and mobility
C.   Working Conditions:
May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases
Exposed to hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and waste, harsh chemicals
D.   General Education Development for the Charge RN - PACU Surgical Services
This position requires reasoning, mathematical, and language skills at the levels listed below.
(Indicate beside each category a number showing the skill level the employee should exhibit.)
6             Professional school, college masters, or more
5             College level, 4-5 years
4             High school, plus some college or technical training
3             High school education
2             Eighth to tenth grade education
1             Below an eighth grade education
 The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified
E.   Personal Protective Equipment for the Charge RN - PACU Surgical Services
Eye wear, (to cover eyes in the front and to the sides of the face. Glasses alone are not adequate) Mask
Gloves Gown
Shoe worn only for work purposes

Required Qualifications :
 POSITION GOAL for the Charge RN - PACU Surgical Services
1.                POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
A.   Education:  Associate's Degree or higher in nursing
B.   Experience: Previous nursing experience preferred
C.   Other Requirements:  Nevada RN license. Certifications: BLS, ACLS and PALS
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