Steward Health Care System Residency Surgical Nurse - Periop 101 Program in Brockton, Massachusetts
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
Schedule: 6:30am-3:00pm Residency Surgical Nurse Periop 101 Program
Program Summary: In order to fill current or anticipated openings in the operating room, Steward at Good Samaritan Medical Center will create in conjunction with MNA, a Surgical Nurse Residency to formally train current Good Samaritan Medical Center nurses who have a minimum of two years (2) acute care experience and six (6) months in their current position.
All eligible applicants must: A. Complete the transfer application process outlined in the collective bargaining agreement. B. Complete resume and cover letter. C. Participate in interview process of standard interview questions with MNA OR staff and the Employer. D. Candidate must participate in a two (2) shifts in the OR to “shadow” an experienced OR nurse which will include two (2) shifts between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the OR as well as one (1) “on call” shift with an MNA RN Preceptor and/or MNA selected volunteer mentor. These “shadow” shifts will be scheduled by the Employer and will be considered part of the candidate’s regularly scheduled hours for the week in which they occur.
Each prospective applicant will receive a copy of and be required to read the multi-page publication Fundamentals of Perioperative Nursing, which is produced by the MNA.
The orientation for each OR nurse resident, during which the new nurse is not expected to function wholly independent in the role of OR RN, is expected to be a minimum of six (6) to nine months but no more than nine (9) months unless mutually agreed to by the parties after following the completion of the didactic and simulation coursework.
All candidates selected for the Surgical Nurse Residency agree to refrain from applying for a transfer to another MNA position in another unit until they have completed the Surgical Nurse Residency and worked at least twenty-four (24) months in the operating room following their residency
Required Skills & Knowledge: Excellent assessment, clinical and organizational skills and charge capabilities.
Experience: Requires previous RN experience.
Certification/Licensure: MA RN license