The Harman Eye Clinic Registered Nurse (RN) in Arlington, Washington
Pre-Operative, PACU and OR Circulating RN Education/Experience/Licenses/Certificates/Eligibility: Current Washington R.N. license and BCLS required, ACLS preferred. Prefer 2 years experience in acute care with emphasis in perioperative care. Eligibility: All employees must be able to provide proof of their identity and their right to work in the United States. Skills/Knowledge/Ability: IV skills required. Interpersonal: Maintains active professional relationships with physicians and patients by assessing needs and levels of satisfaction with surgery center services. Effective communication skills: oral and written. Above average organizational skills. Demonstrates a positive, friendly, and courteous manner. Serves as a role model to other staff nurses and technicians. Assists in the orientation and training of new employees. Critical Thinking: Above average ability to plan and implement patient care. Ability to make sound nursing judgement based on nursing theory. Awareness of pre-operative role of nurse in the surgery center. Medical records documentation is legible, concise and accurate. Assumes responsibility for competency and takes initiative for professional development and continuing education. Knowledge: Working knowledge and experience in hospital operating room or ambulatory surgery center nursing care. Ability to adhere to work schedule and manage time appropriately. Ability to utilize resources in a timely, organized and cost effective manner. Monitors stock levels, outdated supplies and equipment needs and reports appropriately.