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RN-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West Clinic

Company: SSM Health
Location: Madison
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

This is a full time opportunity to join our clinic team! This position will work 80 hours per pay period on the day shift.

If you're a patient advocate first---
If you listen and respond with great care---
If the needs, wants, and goals of each patient matter to you---
Then we'd love to learn more! Please fill out your application today.
Provides direct assistance to surgeons before, during and after surgical procedures. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Positions patient to give best exposure for surgical procedure, using stabilizing equipment when necessary, while maximizing patient comfort and safety.
Assists with closure of chest incision, primary closure of vein donor sites, application of wound dressings and securing drainage systems.
Utilizes appropriate technique to achieve temporary and permanent hemostasis while closing donor site wound.
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 suturing and wound exposure.
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-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, West Clinic, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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