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Penn State Health Registered Nurse First Assist - Operating Room in Enola, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Hampden Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Enola

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Day

Hours: 7:00a - 3:30p (plus staff call rotation)

Recruiter Contact: Jennifer Klinger at jklinger3@pennstatehealth.psu.edu

Penn State Health Hampden Medical Center brings acute inpatient medical services to communities in Cumberland, Perry, and York counties. The facility features 108 private inpatient beds and an attached outpatient medical office building.

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

This job is responsible for providing direct patient care as part of a perioperative (operating room) team, assisting the operating surgeon by performing activities such as maintaining hemostasis, providing wound exposure, and manipulating tissues with surgical instrumentation (e.g. suturing, wound closure) and other related tasks. An incumbent uses acquired and intuitive knowledge to anticipate, prevent and/or respond to circumstances that could compromise the patient’s well-being; documents patient/family pre-operative care and teaching, operative roles following surgical procedure, post-operative care/assessment, and discharge planning in accordance with established guidelines. Work is performed under the direction of an operating surgeon and within the scope of practice.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S):

Bachelor's degree in Nursing

Two (2) years nursing experience

Currently licensed to practice as a registered nurse by the State of employment

Certification in Perioperative Nursing (CNOR)

If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, martial status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF (https://www.pennstatehealth.org/sites/default/files/Careers/Accommodation%20Statement%20-%20CAREERS.pdf) for more detailed steps for assistance.

Position Registered Nurse First Assist - Operating RoomLocation US:PA:EnolaReq ID 17902

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