Registered Nurse or Surgical Technologist (Scrub Tech)

Perioperative Department. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works four nine-hour shifts; 7:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday + call required. RN – Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care in the Perioperative setting. Directs and provides patient/family teaching. Provides leadership when working with health team members in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Surgical Technologist (Scrub Tech) – Performs a variety of perioperative duties with limited direct patient care during the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative phases under the direct supervision of an RN. RN – Performs initial (pre-op admission) and ongoing follow-up assessments with complete and appropriate documentation. Develops plan of care based on nursing diagnoses. RN and/or Scrub Tech – Handles instruments, supplies, and equipment essential to the surgical procedure. Displays understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates needs of the surgeon. RN – Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program. Must be currently licensed in the State of Iowa. Scrub Tech – Must be certified in Surgical Technology. Certification in Basic Life Support is required within 3 months of date of hire.