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Posted: 03/07/2024

Category:  Surgery

Department:  Surgery
Status:  Full Time
Schedule:  Days and call
Description: As an employer, Wallowa Memorial Hospital and Medical Clinics value compassion, respect, and integrity.  As an employee, you can expect a fulfilling career surrounded by likeminded individuals committed to providing premier care to the residents of Wallowa County.
Wallowa Memorial treats all employees like valued family members and you will have the exciting opportunity to be a part of a world class healthcare facility. We are recognized nationally as one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals and have been named a Top Place to Work in Healthcare for 3 years running.
Provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical, endoscopy, pre-operative and PACU environment.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthetist continuously and as needed regarding patient condition.  Assists with the maintenance of surgical services equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Assesses operating room, pre-operative, PACU and endoscopy room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met.  Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure.  The RN will prepare and educate patients for the surgical experience, provide intensive care to patients as they awaken from anesthesia, monitor and support safe transition from anesthetized state to responsiveness and prepares patients for discharge from PACU unit.  The RN will admit patients for surgical procedures, assist with surgery scheduling, and may administer moderate sedation to patients for minor procedures and coordinate pre-op visits with patients. Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
Individual must be able to perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Clear, kind and informative communication to patients and public is desired. Individual must have an Oregon Registered Nurse Licensure.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Surgical RN.docx EEOC/Accommodation Statement:
Wallowa County Health Care District is an alcohol and drug-free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of drug and background screenings. Please note we follow Federal Guidelines regarding prohibited substances, even for those legal at the state level.
Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation in the application or recruitment process should contact the Human Resources department for assistance.  Paper applications may be obtained at Wallowa Memorial Hospital.
Salary Range:  $40.59 + DOE and licensures
Posted:  03/15/2024