To assist the surgical team, under the direction of a professional nurse, implementing skilled nursing care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients undergoing surgical procedures.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs assigned procedures for comfort and well-being for pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients,
demonstrating a concern for safety.
Assists in updating physician reference sheets.
Participate in the nursing care plans, functioning as an effective team member.
Demonstrates ability to scrub on all procedures, minor to major.
Communicates effectively to patients, families, employees, and physicians, utilizing both written and verbal
Responds appropriately to crisis situations as outlined in unit specific standards, initiates interventions within scope of responsibility; notifies RN.
Maintains required credentials of BCLS and mandatory inservice patients.
Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide care appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent,
adult and geriatric patients, including knowledge of growth and development, the ability to obtain and interpret
information to identify patient needs, and provide the care needed.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices.
Reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that
may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Performs other related duties as required.
The position is actually 7a-730P and 11a-730p for 80 hours
8 and 12 hour shifts (2- 8's and 2- 12's)
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Graduate of an accredited Operating Room Technician program; or minimum 2 year ORT experience preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Internal Number: JR53657
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.