We Are Hiring We Are Hiring St. Vincents Birmingham has an
opportunity for an Operating Room Nurse!
Schedule: Full-time 40hrs Monday Friday- 8 or 10hr shifts -Days
- call required
Why join Ascension St. Vincents Birmingham is a 400+ bed
hospital conveniently located downtown. We are currently undergoing
an exciting expansion and renovation project to create more patient
rooms and waiting areas.
* Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people
who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our
associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of
medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates
can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition
reimbursement or adoption assistance. * Heart of Care: Nurses are
at the heart of the care we provide. Thats why, at Ascension, we
invest in our nurses so they can have a positive impact on the
people and communities we serve. * Power of Purpose: For the
associates at St. Vincents, work is more than the place we go each
day. Its an environment that nurtures relationships, connects
talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care
that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative
approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
What you will do The main OR at St. Vincents is a
state-of-the-art surgical facility boasts 16 operating suites and
performs 45 50 procedures each day. Common surgical procedures
include: robotic, ENT, gynecological, neurological, vascular, open
heart, colorectal, plastic, and urology. While St. Vincents is not
a trauma hospital, it is one of the first community hospitals to
have the da Vinci Surgical System robot.
As a Registered Nurse with the OR Team, you will be integrated
into our work family. We foster a strong team environment based on
mutual respect and trust. Our personalities are strong, but we make
sure everyone has a voice in the care of our patients.
* Perform scrub functions including the selection and handling
of instruments and supplies used during the procedure. * Perform
circulating functions including monitoring, recording and
communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care
of your patient before, during and after the procedure. * Directly
assist the operating physician with surgical tasks including
hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient
positioning. * Prepare operating rooms and surgical instruments and
equipment for use.
Qualities our Operating Room nurse should possess:
* Strong sense of ethics * Confidence with the ability to take
direction and constructive criticism * Educational competence and
continual desire to learn skills to reflect current nursing
practices. * Able to communicate effectively in a variety of
formats in all areas of practice. * Demonstrates leadership in the
professional practice setting and the profession.
* Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed
from the Alabama Board of Nursing obtained prior to your hire
One or more of the following:
* * Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of your hire
date. * BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart
Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of your hire
* Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
* At least 2 years or OR or critical care experience required;
OR circulating experience preferred
Equal Employment Opportunity As an equal opportunity employer,
St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all
applicable employment laws and regulations. In order to provide
equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment
decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries are based
on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color,
disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national
origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only
to individuals who have applied for a position using our official
application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of
employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information
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