JOB SUMMARY Altru Health System is committed to achieving Organizational Excellence and expects each employee to actively participate in the achievement of the departmental goals associated with the 5 Pillars of Excellence – Service, Quality, People, Finance and Growth. The Registered Nurse provides appropriate pre-operative assessments; individualizes patient care; assesses skin integrity; handles operating room specimens; documents and communicates patient assessment, special needs and changes in patient status; plans and prepares OR suite with supplies and equipment; coordinates surgical activity; performs and functions as a first assistant; supervises and provides patient care; provides patient/patient’s family with appropriate education and information; demonstrates ability to access various computer systems to print procedure cards, schedules and labels; maintains an accurate and complete patient record and evaluates quality of patient care. Patients cared for include those in the following age groups: infants, children, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS REQUIRED : Required: • Registered Nurse. • Licensure required by North Dakota Board of Nursing. • Successful completion of the functional assessment. Preferred: • Six months of experience in a hospital setting. • Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR).
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