The perioperative nurse is responsible for providing exceptional patient care and family support throughout the three phases of the surgical experience. This position provides the physician members of the healthcare team with the equipment, supplies and support to perform surgical/endoscopic procedures.
This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
SPECIALTY EXPERIENCE/ADVANCED CERTIFICATION REQUIRED/CERTIFICATION PREFERRED
EDUCATION: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor's in Nursing preferred. Current licensure as a registered nurse in the state of New Jersey.
EXPERIENCE: Proficiency in clinical applications preferred at time of hire. Incumbents within position will be trained appropriately and then skill will be required for this position within 30-60 days from date of hire.
Ability to effectively communicate with others and adjust to changes within daily schedule of activities required.
Ambulatory/operating room experience preferred.
Certified Nurse of the Operating Room (CNOR) preferred.
Demonstrates the competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position.
Potential for exposure to the hazards and risk of the hospital environment, blood borne pathogens (including exposure to infectious disease), hazardous substances and potential injury.
This position works in a busy, noisy environment and has frequent interruptions requiring re-evaluation of priorities. This position requires standing for long periods of time, occasional lifting up to 20 pounds and walking short distances quickly.
The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool.
This position reports to the Director of Nursing/Clinical Manager.
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
AtlantiCare is an equal opportunity employer that takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.