There is a wonderful opportunity for a Surgical Nurse at a Critical Access facility right outside of Roswell New Mexico. This is a 25 bed critical access hospital with state-of-the-art technology and an amazing team of 300+ healthcare professionals. Not to mention, they joined the joint commission accreditation back in 2017 while offering a wide range of medical specialities from cardiology all the way to women's care.
The Surgical Services Department has an average patient volume of 100, and they specialize in general surgery, orthopedics, etc., while providing the highest quality of patient care in the surroundings regions. The Surgical Nurse will be reporting directly up to the Manager of Surgical Services ensuring that the patient and surgeon are entirely prepared for each and every operation. They will work alongside 30+ other surgery RN's to complete multiple preliminary and post operative tasks. Each OR will have multiple assigned nurses to assist with Manager of Surgery or Director of Surgery in each procedure.
Surgical Nurse carries much responsibility in the OR's and Surgical Services department. The responsibilities may include;
- Giving pre-procedure instructions to patients in easing any nerves or concerns
- Sterilizing OR sites pre-surgery and post-surgery
- Monitoring patients vital signs
- Ensuring post-surgical care runs smoothly and efficiently
- Changing patients dressings in preparation for surgery
- Educating patients, and family/friends on current state of patient
It is important to note that an active RN license is crucial to being considered for the Surgical Nurse opening with this facility, and previous RN experience at an acute-care facility is a plus. Alignment and knowledge of the facility goals being providing the finest care and service to patients while being part of the joint commission accreditation is an important factor to know as well. If this organization sounds like a place you could see yourself working for and you meet the nursing credentials, submit your resume for immediate review before the holidays!
This town right outside of Rosewell where the hospital is located is well known for their stunning architecture, friendly community, and strong public school systems. Their affordable living, and family oriented neighborhoods makes it a very desirable place to me. Not to mention, the endless summer weather! This hospital is offering a competitive base salary for the Surgical Nurse with comprehensive benefits to top it for you and your family.