RN | Full time (Days) | Surgery

Offering student loan debt assistance!

Full Time | 0645 – 1515 M-F + call | Surgery

Job Summary

The surgery RN provides circulating and/or scrub nurse services in the operating room during surgical procedures and assists surgical team as needed in any other capacity. Also works in the pre-operative unit and Post Anesthesia Recovery Unit as required.

Why Hillsdale Hospital

Hillsdale Hospital is dedicated to excellence in healthcare community service, continued improvement, and respect for human life. We manage the health needs of our local community through compassionate and highly skilled care in our clean, safe, healing environment.

Qualifications for the RN in Surgery

  • Current Michigan RN license
  • Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing, minimum or an associates’ degree
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications (available through Hillsdale Hospital)
  • Previous experience in surgery is helpful but not required

Responsibilities 

  • Provide physical and psychosocial preparation for surgery including answering patient questions related to their surgical experience pre-operatively, intra-operatively and post-operatively.
  • Work closely with physicians in assessing and treating pre and post procedure patients. May need to assist physicians with procedures and/or family contacts.
  • Assess all O.R. patients the morning of their surgery to assess pre-operative status and verify completeness of PAT process and chart, effectively integrating, informing and involving other departments in patients’ pre-operative needs. Start pre-procedure IV’s.
  • Provide post op patient care. Be aware of the post-operative condition and communicate with the surgeon when necessary.
  • Assist physician and anesthesia with the care of endoscopy patients. Monitor and assist team members during the procedure.
  • Obtain and coordinate with other departments the ordered screening tests pre-operatively: EKG-Cardiopulmonary, x-rays, lab specimens.
  • Maintain appropriate documentation required in the department. Monitor and assure accurate recording of events on the patient record.

Benefits

  • Insurance: medical, prescription, dental, vision, life, disability
  • Paid Time Off: vacation, sick days, personal days, holidays
  • Retirement: 403(b) with match
  • Education assistance and continuing education – many courses offered on-site at the hospital
  • At this time, RNs may be eligible for student loan debt assistance!

To Apply

  • RNs may apply online or just send your resume to HRAPP@hillsdalehospital.com