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RN Clinical Nurse

Job ID: 59616
Location: Kinston, NC
Facility/Division: UNC Lenoir Health Care
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.

The OR Nurse is a registered nurse who provides services as a member of the OR team, that contributes to the overall care of the patient -before, during and after surgery. The role includes technical and mechanical functions as well as having the ability to function in unusual situations by utilizing expert knowledge and professional judgement in assessing the problem and then implementing significant nursing action.

• EDUCATION

o Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
• EXPERIENCE
o Previous experience as an OR nurse preferred, but not required
• LICENSURE/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION
o Current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of NC. 2. ACLS and CPR certification required. 3 CNOR desirable.
• OTHER SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
o Good interpersonal and communication skills, good manual dexterity, ability to work as a team member, ability to accept criticism, willingness to learn and cooperate, displays calm and self-confidence in acute stressful situations. Must be able to work on a computer.
• WORK ENVIRONMENT
o Exposure to Blood-borne pathogens requiring the use of personal protective equipment, exposure to other infectious diseases, exposure to radiation, chemicals, airborne pathogens, chemicals and electrical hazards. May experience stressful work periods. Taking call required exposure to hazardous anesthetic agents. Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases.
• PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
o Must be able to engage in the following physical activities on a daily basis: 1. Lengthy periods of standing. 2. Moving stretchers, carts and equipment. 3. Assisting with the positioning of patients. 4. Carrying and lifting instrument sets (trays) and various items of equipment. 5. Maintain emotional stability.
• AGE SPECIFIC SERVED
o Newborn_x__ Infant_x_ Child_x_ Adolescent__x_ Adult__x_ Geriatric_x__

Job Details

Legal Employer: Lenoir Health

Entity: UNC Lenoir Health Care

Organization Unit: Operating Room

Work Type: Full Time

Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00

Work Schedule: Day Job

Location of Job: LENOIR MEM

Exempt From Overtime: Exempt: Not Applicable


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