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RN - Surgery

Wood County Hospital is accepting applications for an RN to work in our Surgery department.  This is a full time, day shift position. The Surgery RN provides personal care and professional excellence with the systematic use of the nursing process in providing/directing the care of patients.

Job Duties:

  • Maintains aseptic technique and sterile field to assure compliance with infection control (checks sterile packs for integrity and correctly opens; observes for breaks in aseptic technique; maintains safe distance from sterile field; helps arrange sterile field; initiates action when break in aseptic occurs; preps surgical site correctly.)
  • Demonstrates competencies to perform procedures and use equipment competently in the care of patients undergoing surgery.  Connects equipment in appropriate sequence.  Initiates appropriate counts. Anticipates needs of scrub nurse/surgeon/anesthesia.
  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize care of patient according to presenting conditions.


Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Education:            

  • Graduate from an accredited school or otherwise recognized nursing program

Minimum Certification:        

  • Licensed RN in the state of Ohio
  • BLS certified through the American Heart Association

Preferred Certification:

  • ACLS certified through the American Heart Association preferred; or gained within 90 days of hire

Minimum Experience:          

  • 2 years of nursing experience required, surgery experience preferred


Benefit Summary:

Join our team, and you’ll have access to a cutting-edge facility with state of the art technology. You’ll also interact with some of the region's top notch healthcare professionals. You’ll find plenty of opportunities to grow and advance your career.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Great health, dental and vision plans
  • Competitive wages
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Generous short term and long term disability plans
  • Employer-matched 403(b)
  • Employer sponsored cash balance pension plan
  • Vacation and Holiday time
  • Generous tuition reimbursement
  • And a lot more!
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