Licensed Practical Nurse III - Perioperative Services 8 hr day
Surgical Services 8 - 9 OR suites including Cystoscopy and Obstetrics Suites Unit provides a wide variety of surgical specialties including orthopedics, general, vascular, neurology, ENT, plastics, OB/GYN, and urology Orientation includes a comprehensive AORN Perioperative Nursing 101 training program, which includes scrubbing and circulating techniques Advanced robotic surgery (Da Vinci SI Surgical System ) Position Function: The Licensed Practical Nurse functions as an integral part of the patient care team by providing and being accountable for direct patient care under the supervision of the registered nurse. The LPN III role includes IV therapy and reflects the full scope of the practice as outlined in the 1990 and future revisions / additions of the PA Practical Nurse Law. Included is recognition and treatment of the physical and psychosocial changes unique to the age/population group served on the specific unit. Education: Graduate of an accredited School of Practical / Vocational Nursing required. Evidence of participation in educational programs to update and maintain current knowledge and clinical skills. Experience: Experience applying customer service behaviors and communication skills required. Previous nursing experience in specialty area preferred. Cath Lab: Critical Care and/or Emergency Room experienced required. Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiac Cath Lab experience preferred. Emergency Department: Emergency Department and/or Urgent Care experience preferred. Certifications/Licensure: Eligible for / or currently licensed as a Practical Nurse in Pennsylvania. CPR certification required.