Date Posted: 
Friday, November 19, 2021
Opportunity Type: 
Coldwater, OH 45828

Position:  Casual/Cross-trained Same Day Surgery RN
Shift:  Flexible shift
Days per Pay: Casual or cross-trained
Weekends: No
Holidays: No

We are seeking a highly motivated RN to work in the Same Day Surgery and Recovery Room department on a casual or cross trained basis. This RN will be trained to work in both of the departments in Surgery. There is no weekend or holiday call required. This position reports to the Director of Surgery.  

Skills and Ability:
• Requires knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures and diagnosis.
• Must be able to admit patients and prep for surgical procedures
• Requires ability to care for patients post operatively and assess them for dismissal
• Requires ability to care for and assess patients pre operatively
• Requires knowledge of a wide range of medications and anesthetics
• Responsible for caring for patients in the immediate post operative period
• Responsible for caring for all types of surgical patients post operatively including general surgery, orthopedic, OB/GYN in acute and non-acute situations
• Requires ability to assess and treat surgical complications including airway management and circulatory compromise
• Requires ability to interpret EKG and recognized dysrhythmias
• Requires knowledge of the ventilator
• Requires effective communication skills with physicians, nurses and individuals of all ages
• Requires basic clinical skills in patient assessment and delivery of care for patients of all ages
• Ability to think critically including interpretation, analysis and evaluation
• Ability to demonstrate effective problem solving skills
• Ability to work independently and as a team player especially in intense situations, to exercise good judgment and successfully manage multi-tasking
• Will be available to assist circulator during on-call procedures
• Requires computer and keyboarding skills to meet demands of position
• Requires a full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity, eye-hand coordination
• Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range
• Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50lbs
• Will be asked to work flexible hours to meet the needs of patient care

• Current Ohio RN licensure
• BLS within 90 days of hire
• ACLS within one year of hire

• Past experience in Same Day Surgery preferred.

Expire Date: 
Casual/Cross-trained Day Shift

Contact us at
Fax: 419.678.5674
Mail: attn: Human Resources
Mercer Health
800 West Main St.
Coldwater, OH 45828