Banner Travel Registered Nurse - Operating Room - Fairbanks, AK
Banner Staffing Service WR - Fairbanks, AK

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Registered Nurse - Operating Room - Travel
Banner Staffing Services is looking for a Surgical Nurse in the Operating Room Department in Fairbanks, Alaska at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital. Applicant must be able to circulate and scrub for all general surgeries (except hearts).
8, 10 and 12 hour Day shifts available.
On-call required (approximately 5 shifts per month), includes weekends.

Travel assignments include:
Full time hours
13 week assignment
Housing, or stipend paid
Health insurance available
Completion Bonus
Travel allowance

About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/Denali Center (FMH/DC)
Is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation and managed by Banner Health
JCAHO-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds
On average, a 1:5 nurse-to-patient ratio
The primary referral center for residents of Alaska's Interior
Received the 2007 Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Care Achievement Award
Received the 2008 Vista Award for its new outpatient imaging center.

About the Surgery Unit at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital/Denali Center
Number of beds: 6 suites
Nurse to patient ratio: 1:1
Annual average patients/cases: 5500
Number of professionals in unit: 22
Number of support staff: 14 (CNAs, Techs, Surgery Orderly and Scrub techs)
Type of equipment/software used: Primarily Synthes/ Cerner

Most common types of treatment or procedures:
Most frequent: arthroscopic knee surgery
Highest volume: orthopedic procedures.
Surgical procedures are categorized as: general surgery, podiatry, gynecologic, ophthalmology, ENT, oral and dental, orthopedics, plastic, thoracic, vascular, urologic and cranial
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Responsibilities:
Collects patient health data, assesses health problems and needs, develops and implements nursing care plans; maintains medical records; reports abnormal lab values, if applicable.
Confirms informed consent granted for planned procedure and answers patient questions regarding care
Assists patients in formulating decisions affecting patient care, as appropriate
Collaborates with the health care team – physician, ORT, others RN’s and anesthesiologists
Applies Patient Safety First principles to perioperative care
Completes perioperative teaching

Job Summary:
Required:
A current valid Alaska RN license
Current BLS certification
ACLS certification
Previous nurse travel experience
Prior O.R. nursing experience required, at least 1 year
Must be able to take call (including nights and weekends)
Must be able to pass an EKG test

Preferred:
Ability to scrub in surgery