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Registered Nurse - Surgical

Santiam Hospital & Clinics
Job Description
To apply, please send your resume to nursingrecruitment@santiamhospital.org or click on the Apply button at the top and follow the instructions.Come join our Surgical Department at Santiam Hospital & Clinics. We are a 5-star rated Hospital and voted 2021’s Best of the Mid-Valley for Best Hospital, Best Place to Have a Baby, and Best Local Surgery Center!We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to enhance our healthcare team of innovated leaders.Santiam Hospital & Clinics is an independent, not-for-profit, 40 bed acute-care community-based hospital with 13 clinics across 8 specialties settled in the foothills of the Cascades serving many recreational sites as well as agricultural communities. We are an ever growing, progressive, up-to-date healthcare facility that is proud to serve our community and care for our friends and neighbors, ensuring the highest quality of care is delivered. Compensation: $40.15 - $55.15, DOE Job Summary: Full-time, dayshift with call Department Description: We have a busy and growing surgery department with a great team to work! Our specialties include Orthopedics/Podiatry, OB/GYN, General surgery, ENT, and Ophthalmology. In the surgery department, we have 7 pre and post beds, 3 large surgical suites and a GI suite with another large surgical suite in the OB department.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Work in environments where patients receive intense interventions, therapies, and complex cares, and they must offer humane care for their patientsProtect patients' rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal, medical and financial information per HIPAA.Preoperative Unit Duties: Complete appropriate Service documentation, including that related to patient admission.Verify Service patient understanding of pending surgery. Verify patient consent forms, and ensure that such forms are accurately signed, dated, and timed. Verify completion of preoperative testing ordered by Medical Staff.Intraoperative Duties: Continuously ensure optimal patient care provision by all surgery team members. Initiate and ensure surgery team “Time Out” participation immediately prior to procedure commencement and ensure that “Time Out” checklists are completed. Consistently maintain aseptic technique. Thoroughly and accurately document intraoperative care, charges, specimen collection, and misadventures. Complete and document surgery sponge and needle counts and notify surgeons of results of such counts.Anticipate needs of other surgery team members, and assist such members as requested.Post-Anesthesia Care Unit Duties: Ensure continuous Unit readiness for receipt of post-surgery patients. Provide complete patient assessment on Unit admission and immediately prior to Unit discharge. Provide direct and continuous Unit patient care, including airway optimization, immediately report significant patient data or change in patient condition to responsible anesthesia providers. Thoroughly and accurately document Unit care and misadventures. Request appropriate assistance when indicated. Postoperative Unit Duties: Provide patient assessment on Unit admission. Monitor patient vital signs according to Service protocol. Immediately report significant patient data or change in patient condition to responsible surgery providers. Immediately prior to Unit discharge, provide patient assessment and ensure patient wakefulness, oral fluid tolerance, applicable ambulation ability, and pain and nausea levels.Ensure that patient discharge instructions are prepared, given to patient.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Treat clients with compassion, respect, and dignity without regard to age, culture, ethnicity, gender expression, gender identity, language, mental disability, physical disability, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.Adequately maintain service area standards. Demonstrate ability to educate others about pertinent patient care issues.Recognize how the service area relates to healthcare generally, and coordinate Service activity with that of other Hospital Services.Promote community health and welfare through education, support, and medical service. Promote the Hospital as the health center of the community and encourage community participation in Hospital activities. Work with public and private agencies to promote patient and community health and welfare.Patient Rights, Responsibilities, and EthicsAdhere to Hospital policy that concerns patient rights. Respect and maintain patient confidentiality and privacy in manner consistent with Hospital policy. Must be able to communicate effectively and have excellent interpersonal skillsMust be highly motivatedWork well with a team and have the ability to function in a fast-paced environmentCurrent unencumbered RN license in the State of OregonCurrent BLS requiredExperience with Electronic Medical Records preferred

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Medical/Vision/Dental Insurance with coverage effective on the 1st of the next month following start date.Employee Assistance ProgramEmployee Discounts at the Cafeteria, On-site Pharmacy, Gift Shop, and Medical Care.Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) & Extended Illness Bank (EIB)Annual PTO Cash-Out ProgramHospital Incentive ProgramBilingual Pay Differential ProgramEmployee Referral Bonus Program401(k) Retirement PlanLife InsuranceLong Term Disability InsuranceSantiam Hospital & Clinics is a drug-free workplace in accordance with the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.
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