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Hawaii Pacific Health Registered Nurse, First Assist - Perioperative Services in Honolulu, Hawaii

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Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children is Hawai'i’s only maternity, newborn and pediatric specialty hospital. It is well recognized as Hawai'i’s leader in the care of women, infants and children. With 243 beds, the not-for-profit hospital delivers 6,000 babies a year, and is also a medical teaching and research facility. Specialty services for patients throughout Hawai'i and the Pacific Region include intensive care for infants and children, 24-hour emergency pediatric and adult care, critical care air transport and high-risk perinatal care. Over 1,500 employees and more than 630 physicians provide specialty care at Kapi'olani. The hospital is home to the Kapi'olani Women’s Center and the Women’s Cancer Center, and offers numerous community programs and services, such as specialty pediatric clinics, the Kapi'olani Child Protection Center and the Sex Abuse Treatment Center.

Our Perioperative Services department provides full support throughout the duration of a patient's surgical procedure, spanning ward admission, anesthesia, surgery and recovery. Professional care services include identification of the patient’s individual needs, patient care plan development and implementation and the coordination of nursing service to restore each patient’s health before, during and after a surgical procedure.

If you have exceptional patient care skills and enjoy working as part of a dedicated nursing team, you can help us ensure a safe, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and their families as a Registered First Assist Nurse. In this role, you will have the opportunity to provide direct and necessary patient care to surgical patients, with primary emphasis on the intra-operative period and responsibility for preoperative assessment. We are looking for someone qualified and sensitive, with strong patient care and communication skills, willingness to work in a team-oriented atmosphere and a commitment to delivering the highest quality health care to Hawai‘i’s people.

Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Rotating - 8 Hours

Work Type: Per Diem

FTE: 0.475000

Bargaining Unit: Hawaii Nurses Association

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Current Hawai‘i Registered Nurse License. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR card. Three (3) years recent acute care scrub and circulating Registered Nurse experience in the Operating Room or related experience.

Preferred Qualifications: Current Registered Nurse First Assist certification.

EOE/AA/Disabled/Vets

Position Registered Nurse, First Assist - Perioperative Services

Category Nursing

Employment Type Employee

Location Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Req ID 16276

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