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Surgical Nursing/Orthopedic Staff RN

Reference Number: RKKYSN45

Surgical Nursing/Orthopedic Staff RN
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Pikeville, KY
duration  2.5 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Government - Local
Job Description

Description :

Surgical Nursing/Orthopedic Staff RN


Assesses/reassesses young adult, adult, and elderly patients and applies the nursing process to:

Demonstrates basic competency in specialized procedures/equipment

• Pre and Post-Operative Care, i.e., general, bariatric, orthopedic, trauma, neurosurgical, genitourinary, etc.
• Pain Management
• Chest Tube Care/Insertion
• PEG, G-tube, J-tube care
• Traction
• Percutaneous, Sump, Jackson Pratt, or Hemovac drainage care
• Medication Administration
• NIH Stroke Scale
• Access Central Lines
• Specialized IV Drips and Titration
• IV Therapy
• Waive Testing
• Transfusion Therapy
• Information Management

Additional Certifications Required or Preferred:

• BLS Training Required
• ACLS Training Preferred
• Basic EKG training required within the first year with refresher course yearly

Dexterity and eye-hand coordination to perform activities which involve holding, positioning, manipulating, etc.
Visual ability to monitor instruments, distinguish characters (letters, numbers, etc.), observe physical characteristics, etc.
Involves hearing ability to recognize sounds, sound patterns and/or other auditory stimuli.
Physical ability to react/respond quickly in emergencies, including life-threatening situations.

Notes: Nights, 7p-7a, 48 hrs/wk, 10 weeks
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

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