Job Description

Location: Palmetto General Hospital
Posted Date: 1/23/2024
Job Type: Full Time
Department: 8329.50355 SURGERY & RECOVERY COMBINED - OPEN HEART

Position Summary:

Provides direct patient care to adult and geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psycho-social, physical and general aspects of care related to the cardiovascular surgical environment. Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition. Participates in performance improvement activities and complies with all regulatory standards. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs for surgical operating team are met. Positions and assists during procedure.

Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

  • 2 years peri-operative experience preferred.
  • Current CNOR preferred.
  • Excellent physical assessment and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to perform effectively in fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with others.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Graduate from an approved nursing educational program as defined by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN)

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Holds current Florida RN license.
  • Holds current BLS certification form the American Heart Association

Communication Skills:

  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing and orally with all levels of the organization

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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