Operating Room RN in Cedar Rapids IA- - Grand Rapids, Iowa - NurseRecruiter.com

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Grand Rapids , Iowa, 52403

  • Employer: Meridian Medical Staffing
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Operating Room
  • Compensation: Salary Range-$24.42-$36-$10K sign on bonus-

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1. General job duties. Types of procedures required.
Circulate/scrub open heart/Thoracicvascular cases primarily. When not doing CVOR cases will assist in other areas of the OR.

2. Equipment utilized in the unit/dept. (Is there computerized charting, medication systems, etc
Computerized charting (Epic)
Any and all equipment associated with Open Heart cases

3. Required skills and minimum years of experience.
Minimium of one year scrubbing and circulating open hear/thoracicvascular cases.

4. Specific licensures and certifications/registrations required. (ARRT, CRT, BLS, ACLS, etc)

5. Shift or schedule requirements. (Will the employee ever work alone? Is call required? If so, how often? Are weekends required?)
Monday through Friday 0600-1430 and/or 0700-1530. Call is 2-3 days during the week and every other weekend. Call response time is at the hospital dressed and ready in 30 minutes. Holiday call is required and rotates between the team.

6. Floating to other units/departments. (If so, to which units/departments?)
No floating to other units but if no CVOR cases are taking place is required to help in the rest of the OR.

7. Bed size/number of rooms for this unit/dept.
We have 18 ORs and average 1000 cases a month. Hosptial size is approximately 250.

8. Nurse to patient ratio of this unit. (nursing only)
There are 2 nurses and 2 scrubs designated to the Open Heart cases. We follow AORN standards.

9. Dress Code:
Scurbs are provided.

Job Requirements

This is a new program for Mercy Medical Center and so training is on-going. Most employees coming to our OR we allow 3-6 month orientation depending on skill level.


Grand Rapids, Iowa , 52403

Employment Type



Salary Range-$24.42-$36-$10K sign on bonus-


Meridian Medical Staffing

Date Posted

May 4th, 2018

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