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Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room

We Are Hiring

We Are Hiring
St. Vincent’s Southside has an opportunity for an Operating Room Nurse!
 
Why Join Ascension?
St. Vincent’s HealthCare, part of Ascension, is a faith-based, not-for-profit health system that has served the people of Jacksonville, Florida and the surrounding communities since 1873. From its humble beginning to its current status as a regional healthcare system, St. Vincent’s HealthCare is widely recognized for delivering personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech.
 
Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we care for the people who are the foundation of our work to fulfill our mission: our associates. We offer a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.    
 
Strength in our People: At Ascension, we believe our people are our strength and we invest in them. In addition to the change to have a positive impact on the people and communities we serve, associates benefit from significant professional opportunities, career advancement, and training. We also support work-life balance and spirituality in the workplace. 
 
What you will do
As a Registered Nurse with the OR Team, you will be integrated into our work family. We foster a strong team environment based on mutual respect and trust.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during the procedure.
  • Perform circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of your patient before, during and after the procedure.
  • Directly assist the operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient positioning.
  • Prepare operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.
 
Qualities our Operating Room nurse should possess:
  • Strong sense of ethics
  • Confidence with the ability to take direction and constructive criticism
  • Educational competence and continual desire to learn skills to reflect current nursing practices.
  • Able to communicate effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice.
  • Demonstrates leadership in the professional practice setting and the profession.
 
Required Credentials:
  • Licensed Associate Professional Registered Nurse credentialed from the Florida Board of Nursing obtained prior to you hire date. 
One or more of the following:
  • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of your hire date. 
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of your hire date.
Education:
  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing
Work Experience:
  • OR experience is preferred
 

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. Vincent's Healthcare (SVHC) will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

To comply with federal regulations of the Immigration Reform and Control Act (IRCA), all employees are required to complete an Employment Eligibility Verification form (I-9).  This law applies to all hired individuals regardless of schedule and hours, including volunteers and students. 
 

St. Vincent's HealthCare participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

 
 
Job ID: 389878
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Ascension St. Vincent's, FL
Location: Jacksonville, FL

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