Job ID: 1212978
Employment Status: Full-Time
Memorial Hospital Belleville is a 222-bed,
full-service hospital serving southwest Illinois. Since 2008, it
has been designated as a Magnet®-recognized organization for
nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Memorial Hospital Shiloh, a 94-bed, all-private suite hospital was
recognized with Magnet status in 2018.
Perioperative Services provides care and support services for
the surgical, gastroenterology, treatment, Cardiac Cath Lab, and
pain center patients. Perioperative services provides care
for the adult and pediatric patients throughout the continuum of
their Perioperative stay. Procedures may be performed on both
inpatient and outpatient adult surgical and gastroenterology
direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis,
planning, implementation, and evaluation within guidelines for
standards of nursing care to inpatients and outpatients in the
perioperative environment established by AORN.
- Educates patients and their
families about the communication process during the procedure, what
to expect, and any support resources, as appropriate. Serves as
liaison between physician and the patient and family.
- Demonstrates competence and
independent practice in roles of scrubbing and/or circulating for
all HSO-defined surgical services.
- Uses established safety techniques
in preparing for and assisting with surgical procedures; provides
and sets up necessary instruments, supplies and equipment for
different types of surgeries or procedures according to established
safety requirements and preferences of physician.
- Keeps patients safe from adverse
events associated with surgery/procedure, including but not limited
to: infection, burns, pressure ulcers, wrong site surgery, etc. Has
knowledge of wound stage classifications. Observes patient during
procedure to detect possible complications and/or breaks in sterile
technique; furnishes emergency equipment and supplies to prevent
adverse outcomes. Preserves and labels operative specimens for
- Participates in activities that
promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance.
Participates in professional development and life long learning.
May participate in orientation and preceptorship of new staff, as
- BJC has determined this is a
safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state
of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this
Preferred Requirements and Additional
- Bachelor's Degree
- Cert Nurse OR (CNOR)
- Mastery Test Out
- Periop 101
Note: not all benefits apply to all
- Comprehensive medical,
dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- Tuition Assistance
- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
- On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
- Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital,
Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health
The above information on this description has been designed to
indicate the general nature and level of work performed by
employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties
and qualifications required of employees assigned to this
Equal Opportunity Employer