River’s Edge Hospital, located in St. Peter, MN is accepting applications for a Registered Nurse to lead its Surgical Services Department. This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday and rotating on-call.
The Surgical Services Manager maintains the standards of nursing and implements the policies and procedures of the hospital and Surgical Services department. Coordinates and supervises nursing care given in the area of OR, PACU, Procedure Room, SDS and Central Processing Services. Assists Anesthesiology in the direct care of patients, equipment needs, and staff reviews. Demonstrates knowledge of aseptic techniques, a familiarity with surgical instrumentation and equipment, and the principles of microbiology as they pertain to the containment of contamination and the sterilization/disinfection process. Able to give direct patient care.
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. Currently licensed as a registered Nurse by the State of Minnesota Board of Nursing. BSN preferred. Previous experience in perioperative nursing preferred. Good organization, communication, and leadership skills. Good role model for REHC Standards of Behavior and AIDET. Current American Heart BLS and ACLS or will be certified within 3 months of employment. Starting annual salary range is $88,587-$110,490 based on experience.