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companySouthern Illinois Healthcare
locationHerrin, IL 62948, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/18/2023
Full Time

Responsible for assisting surgeons during intraoperative procedures. Privileges under

the direct supervision of the surgeon include the following:



·   Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.

Record Keeping

·  Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required.
·  Process Improvement
·   Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
·  Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams as needed.

Roles and Responsibilities

·  Assist surgeon with gowning, gloving, prepping and draping.
·  Facilitate safe positioning of patient according to the surgeon’s preference, patient’s anatomical and physiological limits, and surgical procedure to be performe
·  Assist surgeon with passing instruments or suture and basic assisting.
·  Provides exposure, assists in achieving homeostasis with surgeon’s super
·  Provides manipulation and dissection and / or removal of tissues, aids in implanting, securing, and/or removal of devises and dra
·  Performs layered closure of surgical sites utilizing appropriate techniques according to individual surgeon preference.
·  Applies appropriate dressing material specific to procedur
·  Applies splints or casts specific to procedure and/ or injury.
·  Assesses skin integrity and assists in transfer of patient post- operativ
·  Special Requests (based on training and experience)



·  Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing

Licenses and Certification

·  Current Illinois Registered Nurse License
·  Certification (CNOR) for Certified First Assist

Experience and Skills

·  Technical Experience: 2 years of OR experience
·  COVID Vaccination


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