Staff Nurse II - OR - Inpatient Anesthesia | HR 321250 C

Wake Forest Baptist Health
Job Title: Staff Nurse II - OR - Inpatient Anesthesia
Job ID: 6850
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Job Category: Nursing-Clinical
Winston-Salem, NCNursing-Clinical, Medical, Healthcare6/3/2014Regular full-time evening shift 12 noon-6:30 p.m. 30 hrs/wk. Current license to practice in North Carolina and BLS certification required. BSN preferred.Job Summary: This position renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patients of all ages. The incumbent...

Job Description

Regular full-time evening shift 12 noon-6:30 p.m. 30 hrs/wk. Current license to practice in North Carolina and BLS certification required. BSN preferred.

Job Summary: This position renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patients of all ages. The incumbent provides direct or indirect patient care using the nursing process. The Holding Room Nurse prepares patients for surgery both physically and psychologically.

Education / Experience: Graduate from an accredited School of nursing. One year acute care experience preferred, Refresher courses required for nurses out of practice in an acute care setting for five years or more

Reports To: Chief Nurse Anesthetist

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in North Carolina CPR Certification

Promotes the professional image of nursing by practicing in accordance with Hospital and Nursing Department's philosophy, goals, and standards of care; North Carolina Board of Nursing; North Carolina Nurse Practice Act.

Meets assigned patient's physical and psychosocial needs by using and recording the nursing process.

Ensures a secure and safe patient environment by practicing in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures.

Maintains the Holding Room with required supplies and checked equipment to be ready for normal daily workload and emergencies.

Maintains an active involvement in issues of cost containment to help decrease the cost of healthcare.

Promotes the smooth flow of daily OR schedule.

Job Code / Title: 0158/Staff Nurse II
FLSA: Non-exempt
Original Date: 4/91
Last Revision: 9/13
Job Summary: The registered nurse renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patient. Provides direct patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation). Directs and supervises other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards of care.

Education / Experience: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. At least one year Operating Room experience or participation in the post-graduate program required. Refresher course required for nurses who have not worked in an Operating Room or five years or more.

Reports To: Clinical Coordinator

Licensure, Certification and / or Registration: Current licensures to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina, CNOR preferred, BCLS required.

Essential Functions:

1. Utilizes the nursing process to ensure quality patient care is provided throughout the episode of care.
2. Ensures complete, accurate and timely computerized communication of patient information.
3. Demonstrates cost containment activities.
4. Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients and family members in an effective, positive and professional manner.

5. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.

Skills and Qualifications:

Practice Innovation
Resilient and flexible in a changing environment
Standards of clinical nursing practice
Systems for patient safety
Technology/informatics skills
Functions effectively under stressful and difficult situations


Physical Requirements:
Amount of time spent performing the following activities:
0% 35% 65%
to to to
35% 65% 100% N/A Activity
X Standing
X Walking
X Sitting
X Bending
X Reaching with arms
X Finger and hand dexterity
X Talking
X Hearing
X Seeing
Lifting, carrying, pushing and or pulling:
X 20 lbs. maximum
X 50 lbs. maximum
X 100 lbs. maximum

Work Environment:
May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases, hazardous anesthetic agents, body fluids and wastes
May be exposed to toxic chemicals and radiation
Handles emergency or crisis situation
Subject to many interruptions, highly stressful and crowded/noisy conditions

Required Protective Equipment:

Eye/face protection

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must complete the application process and then submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button located at the bottom of the page titled "Submit Online Application". You will receive the following message once you hit the submit button: "You have successfully submitted your job application".

Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-0175. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center strives to provide best-in-class nursing care to our patients. To continue to provide such high quality services, meet internal targets and comply with ACCN Magnet requirements for a plan to increase BSN staff to 80% by 2020, WFBMC desires to employ nurses who have achieved, or will achieve, a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree. WFBMC will provide nurses who have earned an Associate Degree in Nursing a period of five (5) years from the date of hire to meet that educational requirement.

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