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Operating Room / Full-Time / 1st Shift (Posted 08/25/2021)
Accountable for the coordination and provision of professional nursing care appropriate to the age of the patient using the nursing process. Collaborates with other health care professionals and agencies to meet the needs of our customers. Provides input into the performance appraisal process for each assigned team member on an on-going basis. Accountable for input into departmental and patient financial outcomes.
Education and Credentials Required:
Graduate of accredited nursing program. Current NC RN license or licensure from Nursing Compact State. BCLS certification. If the BCLS certification is not from the American Heart Association (AHA), an AHA certification is required within three months of employment date. Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree
Effective May 4, 2015 all newly employed Registered Nurses and all current employees promoted to Registered Nurse positions are required to obtain a BSN or higher nursing degree. Exceptions:
RNs employed in positions at Catawba Valley Medical Group (CVMG), Fairgrove Primary Health (FPH), Catawba Valley Infectious Disease (CVID), Catawba Valley Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbarics (WHC), and Catawba Valley Psychiatric Services (CVPS) are exempt from this requirement. The BSN or higher nursing degree must be completed within five years from the date of employment or placement into the RN position.
Incumbents in CVMC RN positions on the effective date will not be required to satisfy the BSN degree requirement to maintain their current position, be promoted to a charge nurse or Operating Room specialty RN position or apply for lateral RN positions in another CVMC department. Exceptions: RNs transferring to the IRT department are subject to the BSN requirement. Effective 03/28/2019: RNs transferring from CVMG, FPH, CVID, WHC, or CVPS into RN positions at CVMC are subject to the BSN requirement.
Work Experience Required:
No previous experience required.
BSN, specialty certification in area of practice.
Hickory, North Carolina, United States