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ASHLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Registered Nurse Surgical Services in VERNAL, Utah

This full time RN position is responsible for providing direct care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients in Short Stay, OR, Recovery, and Endo. Full Time position. Required to take call *Prepares patient care area adequately and ensures availability of necessary equipment and supplies. *Reviews and carries out physician orders timely and according to policy *Exhibits proper technique for insertion, maintenance, and removal of IV catheters and saline locks. *Checks dressings and/or operative site and reports abnormalities to the surgeon. *Prepares and administers medications in accordance with current practice *Demonstrates thorough understanding of medications utilized intra and poster operatively and recognizes the need for use of reversal drugs, when necessary. *Assures that patient meets all discharge criteria *Other duties as assigned by supervisor. *Communicates, collaborates, and coordinates with team members to provide quality patient care and to ensure positive patient outcomes. *Ensures Infection Control standards are maintained at all times. *Attends all meetings and huddles. *Addresses staff, physician, patient, and family concerns immediately and makes director aware. Job Requirements: *Must be a licensed RN to work in the State of Utah *Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification required within 6 months *At least 2 years of nursing experience preferred #Health