Location: Gateway Clinic / Northern Lakes Surgery Center
Position: Surgical Registered Nurse- FULL TIME
The surgical nurse applies and demonstrates knowledge of the delivery of professional nursing care, including all aspects of practice, as defined by the MN Board of Nursing and reinforced in Northern Lakes Surgery Center policies. Plans, delegates to, and organizes nursing personnel. Manages and coordinates information between patient, family and healthcare team members; provides for education of patient’s families and staff and evaluates outcomes. Integrates clinical knowledge and technical skills required for the practice of surgical nursing as delineated in the surgical nurse orientation checklist.
- Understands, communicates, and follows the mission, vision and values of NLSC.
- Works cooperatively with NLSC staff as part of a team environment. Prioritizes patient satisfaction and physician satisfaction in the delivery of work duties and responsibilities.
Graduation from an accredited school of Nursing
Current license in Minnesota to practice as Registered Nurse
BLS and ACLS Certification with a designation of either BLS and ACLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or Military Training Network
Work experience Requirements:
Preference given to those with prior work experience in hospital surgical services or surgery center.
Physical Requirements/Exposure potential:
Able to bend, twist, and lift up to 25 pounds of weight. Must be able to perform all physical demands of the position, including assisting with lifting patients.
Regular exposure to blood, body fluids, waste products. Use of appropriate protection measures and universal precautions when engaged in these tasks. Requires BBP Training.