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WEST CHESTER MEDICAL CENTER (INC) RN - West Chester Hospital - Emergency Department in Hamilton, Ohio

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.Primary Purpose: The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age specific. Knowledge and Skills: Education: Associate's degree, minimum required. Bachelor's degree, preferred. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred. License and Certification: Current Ohio RN License. Years of Experience: Medical/Surgical 0 (will accept new grads) Critical Care 2 years equivalent experience preferred Perioperative Services 2 years equivalent experience preferred Emergency Department 2 years equivalent experience preferred Obstetrics/Gynecology 2 years equivalent experience preferred Mobile Care/Transport 2 years critical care/emergency nursing or 2 years' pre-hospital Paramedic level experience and 2 years' critical care/emergency experience. Transport nursing experience preferred. Radiology 2 years of critical care or emergency care experience preferred; one year interventional radiology preferred PICC (peripherally inserted central catheter) 2 years clinical nursing experience required; Prefer critical nursing experience or one year of PICC experience Required Skills and Knowledge: pecialties Basic Life Support (American Heart Assoc.) current before end of department orientation. Critical Care Care for the patient requiring hemodynamic monitoring, including but not limited to pulmonary artery catheter, arterial line, Care for the patient with a temporary pacemaker. Care for the patient with acute respiratory failure requiring ventilator support. Care for the patient with acute/chronic renal failure in need of continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) Care for postoperative patient that initiated from ICU Care for post-interventional procedural patient, including but not limited to, angioplasty, stent placement Care for the patient requiring paralytic medical management Care for the patient requiring intra-aortic balloon pump Acts as resource for Centralized Monitoring Unit Responds to Code Blue and Rapid Response Team Perioperative Services Initiates and participates in Universal Protocol for all surgical procedures Demonstrates knowledge of patient safety by providing a safe O.R. experience overall, which includes: ESU, fire, and positioning safety; proper count procedures; proper use of specialty equipment used in the O.R. Carries out effectively, core measure set activities and associated documentation requirements. IE: SCIP Utilizes American Organization of Operating Room Nurses Standards (AORN), Recommended Practices and Guidelines when providing care within the Operation Room Demonstrates the ability to effectively circulate on all types of surgical procedures De