Qualifications and Education Requirements
The following qualifications are the minimum necessary to adequately perform this job. However, any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities would be acceptable, subject to any legal and/or regulatory requirements.Education required:
• Must be a graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Experience required:
• One year of ASC, PACU or Operating room experienceProfessional license or certification requirements
• RN with active NC state license. Certification in Orthopedics preferred.
• BLS, PALS, ACLS certification. Additional Skills/Requirements required:
Must have a thorough understanding of role of RN and ability to carry out the functions as stated in the NC nurse practice act. Ability to set priorities and organize workload of unit. Has knowledge and skills necessary to modify care according to patient’s age. Has the ability to interpret information to identify each patient’s requirements for care relative to his/her age specific needs. Proficient in telephone screening and interviewing skills. Ability to identify an emergency situation and act upon to ensure patient safety. Additional Skills/Requirements preferred:
Cross-trained across PACU and OR