Registered Nurse PreOp

Overview


At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


Responsibilities


 

Functioning under the direction of the Department Manager and Clinical Coordinator, the Operating Room Nurse in the Vascular Institute is responsible for:

  • Implementing the nursing process based on expanded knowledge and experience
  • Providing patient care with an understanding and awareness of the patient's age specific, biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial and educational needs
  • Delivering patient care in complex situations
  • Act as a role model and team leader, coordinating activities and staff development within his/her practice setting 
  • Demonstrates proficiency to circulate during procedures such as femoral artery bypass, atrial venous fistula, atrial venous graphs, amputations with vascular interventions, carotid endarectomy, aortic aneurysms endograph, renal bypass, carotid bypass, open aneurysms and major interventional procedures and emergency procedures

Qualifications


Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited/approved School of Nursing and holds a current license in the State of

Georgia. BSN preferred. National certification in the area of specialty. Current CPR/BLS required.

ACLS within one (1) year of hire required.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia; Current CPR/BLS required. ACLS within one (1) year of hire required.

Required Minimum Experience:

Two (2) years of operating room experience for similar patient population.

Required Minimum Skills:

Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.



Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. 

 

Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!

Company
WellStar Health System
Posted
09/07/2018
Type
Full time
Categories
Nursing: Direct Care
Location
Atlanta, GA 30334, US