Job ID: 330947

RN Registered Nurse - Operating Room

Pittsburg, Kansas

Regular / Rotating

We Are Hiring

RN Registered Nurse - Surgery - PRN, Rotating - Ascension Via Christi Hospital - Pittsburg, KS

Why Join Ascension?

Nurses are at the heart of the care we provide. We work together to achieve a highly collaborative nursing environment that leads to more positive outcomes for you and your patients. We are committed to working together to create change.

Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension, is the largest healthcare provider in the state of Kansas.  The ministry operates a network of hospitals, home care services, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other health services.  We provide care in 22 cities and employ approximately 6,300 employees. Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg was named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the US by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health for 2 years in a row.

Our benefits and culture are two aspects of Via Christi that we feel set us apart. We offer tuition reimbursement that is available to both part-time and full-time associates in any position.  Other reasons to join the Ascension Via Christi team include:

  • More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.
  • A Passionate Team: Ascension associates are leaders who follow their heart.  We give, grow, connect and provide care; together as a team we are committed to our mission of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an RN with Ascension Via Christi, you will have the opportunity to deliver professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.
  • Perform circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.
  • Directly assist 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.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing.  
    • One or more of the following:
      • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 
      • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
 
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