Registered Nurse , Neurosurgery

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Miscellaneous



Overview: Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers - a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California, providing the central valley with the highest level of care. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 58,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state! We have an 84-bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children's facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We're affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor's to date plus remain investing in research and training grants. Employee Benefits We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes. Responsibilities: In this role you will work closely with the neurosurgical team members. You and your team members will develop and enhance significant specialized skills that can best be honed in a specialized team like ours. Your duties as a neurosurgical nurse may include meeting with patients and their families prior to surgery to explain the procedure that will so greatly affect them/their loved ones. You will supervise room setup including getting the high-tech equipment ready for the surgeon to use during the procedure. At times you will scrub in, actively assisting in the surgery itself. At other times you will run the room as a circulating nurse making sure that everything is prepared for the particular procedure being performed. You will participate in spine and head surgery, including trauma affecting both these areas, as well as for stroke victims, where seconds are precious to the best possible medical outcome. After the surgery you will supervise transition of the patient to the post-operative care departments. Qualifications: Minimum requirements include; * Minimum 1 - 2 years recent Neurosurgery or Surgery experience * California RN state license * BLS Certification * ACLS Certification within 6 months of hire * Ability to take On-Call during the week and some weekends

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