Surgical Services RN

  • Abbeville Area Medical Center
  • 420 Thomson Circle Abbeville South Carolina 29620 United States
  • Posted: Feb 17, 2019
Full-time Nursing

Job Description

Provides nursing care to the pre-operative, perioperative and post-operative patient.
 
Requirements
Current RN license to practice nursing in South Carolina.  Current BCLS.  ACLS and PALS required within one year of hire. Certification in perioperative nursing preferred.
 
Education:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing.
 
Experience:
Prefer one year clinical experience in PACU, surgery or critical care area. Medical Surgical clinical experience acceptable. Basic computer skills preferred.
 
Physical Requirements:
May have irregular hours and long periods of standing. Should be able to lift up to 50 pounds, and will seek assistance when heavier objects need to be lifted. Possible exposure to communicable diseases, body fluids, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a hospital environment. May be exposed to infectious specimens, diseases, soiled laundry, lifting and handling of heavy patients, but potential for personal harm or injury to self or others is limited when proper safety and health precautions are followed. Able to pass employee physical prior to orientation; able to maintain emotional stability; must be in good physical condition to meet the demands of an active position, including extensive walking, moderate sitting, standing and lifting; physically able to perform CPR.