|EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:|
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing (required)
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) (preferred)
Illinois RN License (required)
AHA BLS Certification (required)
AHA ACLS Certification (required)
AHA PALS Certification (required within 3 months of hire)
CNOR Certification (preferred)
Three years of Operating Room experience (required)
Two years of Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) experience (preferred)
Physical guidelines include the ability to stand/walk for up to twelve hours per day; bend, stoop, twist; assist patients in turning, rising from recliners and stretchers; assist patients in and out of wheelchairs; push wheelchairs; assist with the moving of patients on and off the operating room table. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and carry materials weighing up to 25 pounds.
INFECTION CONTROL CATEGORY:
This job is designated as a Category I job using OSHA definitions. This means there are tasks that involve exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials. Use of appropriate protective measures is required for any employee engaged in Category I tasks.
HIPAA PRIVACY AND CONFIDENTIALITY REQUIREMENTS:
The Operating Room RN will have access to confidential information, both written and oral, in the course of his/her employment and job responsibilities. In order to maintain the integrity of Protected Health Information (PHI) and Electronic Health Information (ePHI), this information is not to be disclosed to any unauthorized individuals as outlined in the policies and procedures of Valley Ambulatory Surgery Center.
This description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.