Phoenixville Hospital is a small community hospital located at 140 Nutt Rd, Phoenixville Pa. The Perioperative Services Department includes 7 operating rooms as well as Ambulatory Surgery Center- Limerick (located off sight), Endoscopy, Short Procedure, PACU, PAT and Sterile Processing. It is part of the Tower Health System which consists of 7 hospitals including Reading Hospital, Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, Phoenixville Hospital, Brandywine Hospital, Jennersville Hospital, Chestnut Hill Hospital and St. Christopher's. Responsibilities
Assists surgeons working interdependently and under their direction. Functions include, but are not limited to:Preoperative skin preparation, positioning the patient, draping the patient, providing homeostasis, providing exposure, properly handling tissue, properly using instruments, suturing, cleaning surgical area and application of dressings, and other duties as requested by the surgeon that fall within the scope of licensure. Performs surgical preparatory procedures (eg foley catheter insertion). Assists in transporting the patient postoperatively, communicates information to the postanesthesia care unit. (PACU).
Responsibilities include first assisting for multiple specialties including general, OB/GYN, urology, plastics, ortho, neuro, robotics, endo-vascular/vascular surgeries, and cardio/thoracic, in addition to scrubbing and circulating these specialties when needed. Other Duties include picking cases, and maintaining supplies. Position also includes taking call in the RNFA rotation. Maintains standards of nursing care, while a member of the surgical team, in accordance with approved policies, procedures and schedules. Interest and Participation in Shared Governance/ Magnet Journey preferred. Knowledge of EPIC preferred, but not required. Qualifications Education Requirements
Certification and Licensure
- 2 year/Associate Degree, BSN preferred.
- CNOR Certification
- PA Registered Nurse License
- BLS Certification