Surgery Unit

Perioperative Technician

Type: FT
Education: High School diploma or GED required.
Hours: Varied
Experience: Must possess skills and abilities to administer basic hands-on care to patients in a surgery hospital setting acquired through previous hospital experience, in-house training program or related health care experience preferred.
Skills: Ability to read and write English. Must be knowledgeable regarding basic medical terminology and be able to identify the many pieces of equipment used in the OR. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Detail oriented. Able to work independently. Ability to take direction. Flexible ability to handle multiple priorities. BLS annually.
Description:

The competent perioperative care technician is responsible for performing many aspects of basic patient care, including but not limited to, patient care assistance appropriate to age of the patient, transportation of the patients, supply and equipment maintenance, transportation of specimens and blood products to and from the department.  Assists surgical team members in the preparation and set-up of their rooms.  Performs housekeeping duties as assigned.

Perioperative Nurse Manager

Type: FT
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements
Hours: Dayshift
Experience: Minimum 3-5 years OR experience in a multi-specialty operating room with knowledge of information technology. Experience with implementing or operationally supporting automated processes is preferred. Knowledge of surgical supply management, data analysis, product revenue coding, revenue cycle management preferred. Knowledge of OR case scheduling and coordination of necessary supplies, equipment and time. CNOR desired.
Skills: Proficiency in Excel, Word and database software required. BLS upon hire or during orientation.
Description:

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel. 

RN

Type: PRN
Education: Graduate of a school of professional nursing. Current Tennessee RN license. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Hours: Varied
Experience: Experience in acute care nursing preferred. (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Skills: BLS upon hire or during orientation (See Unit Specific Requirements)
Description:

This position is responsible for providing professional nursing care utilizing the nursing process within an assigned unit; assesses, treats and care for patients demonstrating an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process; coordinates care planning with other disciplines.  Oversees the work of other professional and non-professional personnel.