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Registered Nurse

Company: Akahi Services
Location: Biloxi
Posted on: January 13, 2022

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  • Degree/Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years' experience within the last 5 years working as a registered nurse.
  • Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse.

    • Candidate must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19 and able to provide documentation of such to perform in this position except in cases where is it is excluded by any applicable laws and/or approved accommodations. There must be a two week period after the last vaccination to be considered fully vaccinated.


      • Provides professional nursing care to patients undergoing surgery. Prepares and maintains operating room for all surgical procedures. Establishes and utilizes a checklist to monitor the physical plan of the operating room and equipment for conformity to all national standards for ensuring safety for the patient and all personnel. Assembles the type and quantity of material and special equipment needed for daily procedures and possible emergencies. Circulates for surgical procedures. Responds to surgical emergency requirements such as cardiac, pulmonary, or respiratory failure and hemorrhage. Provides perioperative nursing care, for all types of patients admitted to the surgical suite for surgical intervention. Includes elective, urgent and emergency procedures on patients of all ages.
      • Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for all patients including newborns, children, adolescents, adults and the elderly; disabled to include visually and hearing impaired; and individuals of varying ethnic and religious backgrounds to include those who do not speak or understand English.
      • Provides accurate and complete documentation of patient care events and process improvement activities.
      • Knowledgeable of laboratory test values.
      • Skilled in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other unit specific equipment.
      • Adheres to perioperative, infection control and safety policies and procedures.
      • Safely operates and monitors specialized therapeutic and resuscitative equipment.
      • Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity in accordance with requirements.
      • Coordinates patient care through a continuum and facilitates the achievement of optimal outcomes in relation to care, quality and cost effectiveness.
      • Maintains open communication lines, both interdepartmentally and interdepartmentally, to provide for total needs of the patient. Conducts preoperative and postoperative visits. Discusses operative procedures with patients and informs them of what to expect during surgery. Consults with the operating surgeon and establishes priorities of care for each patient entering the operating suite. Coordinates with other hospital units, which include recovery special equipment or supplies that will be needed for the patient returning from surgery.
      • Directs and instructs personnel in preparing, sterilizing, and caring for operating room equipment and supplies. Maintains concise and complete records and reports. Coordinates an ongoing, in-service education program to continually update knowledge and skills of all assigned operating room nursing personnel.
      • Provides care based upon the assessed needs of the patient in relation to the proposed procedure.

        AKAHI Associates is a premier provider of healthcare workers to various military treatment facilities across the United States. With a corporate office in Honolulu, Hawaii and recruiting office in San Antonio, Texas we specialize in providing skilled, trained and highly successful healthcare workers, including RNs, CRNAs, Physicians, LPN/LVN, Licensed Social Workers, and many more.
        We have a strong focus on providing our government customers with quality and superior service.
        Akahi Associates is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click the link below to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
        Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
        Only qualified individuals who are being considered will be contacted for an interview.

Keywords: Akahi Services, Biloxi , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Biloxi, Mississippi

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