Company: SSM Health
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description Delivers professional nursing care in the
operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive
procedures. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Performs scrub functions
including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies
used during procedure. Performs circulating functions including
monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and
managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after
procedure. Directly assists operating physician with surgical tasks
including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as
patient positioning. Prepares operating rooms and surgical
instruments and equipment for use. Applies the existing body of
evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to
nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on
patient---s age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in
the department's Scope of Service. As an SSM Health nurse, I will
demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the
professional practice model. Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses
to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and
nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations. Works in
a constant state of alertness and safe manner. Performs other
duties as assigned. EDUCATION Graduate of accredited school of
nursing EXPERIENCE No experience required PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Constant use of speech to share information through oral
communication. Constant standing and walking. Frequent
lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry. Frequent
use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or
less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish
colors. Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors. Frequent
use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body
sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
25-50 lbs. Occasional lifting/moving of patients. Occasional
bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and
repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements. Occasional driving.
Rare crawling and running.
Keywords: SSM Health, Madison , RN-Surgery, Healthcare , Madison, Wisconsin
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