Operating Room RN


  • Springfield, IL
  • Permanent
  • ACLS

  • BLS

  • Job Posted: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

  • Expires On: Thursday, August 28, 2014

  • Job Type: Permanent

  • Duration: 1+ years

  • Desired Experience:

  • Work Authorization:

• 1 year of RN experience required. Surgical Services experience preferred.
• Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. BSN preferred.
• Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. Must be AHA
• Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections.
• Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials.

Basic Function:
• Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act.

• Undergoing expansion that will include six new operating rooms for a total of 24 operating rooms
• Participates in national quality improvement initiatives such as NSQIP
• Central Illinois' leading Bariatric Services surgeries and knee and hip replacement surgeries through our JointWorks Program
• The da Vinci Surgical System provides a minimally invasive option for complex medical procedures and laparoscopy

 Hospital highlights:
• Community-based not-for-profit corporation dedicated to patient care, education and research 
• Magnet facility
• Teaching hospital affiliated with Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and seven regional nursing academic institutions