Lifepoint Hospitals Logan , WV 25601
JOB PURPOSE: Utilizing the Nursing Process, the Registered Nurse coordinates patient-centered care meeting both the psychological and physical needs of the patients and ensures optimal care and service in accordance with physician orders, JCAHO, OSHA, nursing and departmental guidelines.
The Registered Nurse fulfills these duties to ensure continuity and quality of care, which fosters the best interest and well being of all patients and their families. The roles of the Registered Nurse in the OR (dependent on training) include, but are not limited to: circulator, first assistant, and/or scrub nurse.
Completion of a program for Registered Nurses with an appropriate degree in Nursing and licensed as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of West Virginia. Must possess CPR and BCLS certification.
Knowledge of perioperative nursing acquired by training or previous experience. Ability to communicate both orally and in writing and to conduct self in a courteous and professional manner.
Utilizes the nursing process as a framework for patient care while recognizing the dignity and worth of each patient. Collaborates with other health care members to maintain a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.