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RN - Operating Room (days), Aspen, CO


Aspen Valley Hospital

Nurse

Aspen, CO

August 13, 2019


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RN - Operating Room (days)

This is a full-time (32 hours/week) position with full beneifts. Some rotating call required. Operating Room RN provides professional nursing care in accordance with known/accepted standards of practice and AVH policy. Utilizes the Nursing Process to assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care. Works in support of the medical staff treatment plan and makes recommendations for changes to medical treatment plan as appropriate. The OR RN educates patients and family around the plan of care and disease management. Actively supports the nursing philosophy by striving for excellence in patient care, professional development, interpersonal relations, time management, and continuous quality improvement. The OR RN will be an active member of the entire department, with the ability to help in roles outside of surgically specific job duties if needed. The OR RN will work collaboratively with others within the department to ensure an efficient, professional and respectful environment. The OR RN will work with other departments as well, in regards to patient safety and communication.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Associate Degree in Nursing
  • BSN graduate preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience at a Joint Commission accredited facility with an official Operating Room Training Program
  • Periop 101 preferred
  • Scrub and Circulating experience preferred

LICENSE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Current Colorado nursing license
  • Current BLS certification
  • ACLS within six months

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to concentrate and show attention to detail
  • Relatively high degree of analytical abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills required
  • Ability to work independently

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English

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