Certified Surgical Technologist / Operating Room Licensed Practical Nurse

Certified Surgical Technologist / Operating Room Licensed Practical Nurse

JOB PURPOSE:  The Certified Surgical Technologist / Operating Room Licensed Practical Nurse performs a variety of duties as a member of the surgical team during the patient’s surgical intervention. 

EDUCATION:  Possess a high school diploma or equivalent education.  Successful completion of an accredited educational program for Surgical Technologist and/or Graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program or completion of required components to satisfy LPN licensing examination. 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:  New York State Surgical Technologist Certification and/or Valid New York State registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse.  American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six (6) months of hire or transfer.  Completion of IV course & blood administration course within three (3) months of hire or transfer.

EXPERIENCE:  None.

PREFERRED:  One (1) year pervious Scrub Technologist experience.

SHIFT: 7:15 AM – 3:45PM , 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM  (40 HOURS)

RATE: $22.57 – $25.57 per hour

REQ: #042

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)

Nathan Littauer Primary/Specialty Care is seeking qualified CRNA for our main campus operating rooms, free standing endoscopy center.

The CRNA should be board certified or board eligible.  This is a CRNA-based model of care. Supervision per state requirement, will be done by the operating physician.  The CRNA should feel comfortable practicing independently.  As a full-service Anesthesia Department, we provide general, regional and MAC anesthesia for general surgery, ENT, OB / GYN, urology, dental, ophthalmology and basic endoscopy.  We do not perform major vascular, neurology, cardiac or neonatal procedures.  Our OB department does approximately 350 births per year.  Our CRNA’s perform labor epidurals, spinals, line placement and peripheral nerve blocks as needed.  We are willing to train a motivated applicant in these areas, therefore no prior experience is required.

For call taking providers, a 15-minute call back range is required.  The hospital will provide off campus housing if needed.  There are no in-house call requirements.  Call shifts vary based on staffing but typically range from 1:5 – 1:7. Call back is infrequent.

NLH is a 74-bed facility with 6 OR’s, 2 treatment rooms, cystoscopy suite and an off-site endoscopy center.

The site is located in the beautiful Adirondack Park, 40 minutes from Saratoga and 55 minutes from the Capital District (airports/trains, etc.).

Salary and benefits are very competitive. This is an ideal position for a candidate who is confident in their skills and willing to learn new skills while practicing autonomously within the full scope of their practice. We are a close group of providers who are highly respected throughout the hospital and take pride in working together as a team to help each other grow and succeed. 

The following positions are currently open:

  1. Full-Time with call
  2. Part-Time with or without call.  Willing to be flexible with staffing schedule.
  3. Per Diem

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – Operating Room (OR)

** Position is eligible for a $10,000.00 sign-on bonus! **

DESCRIPTION:  The Licensed Practical Nurse is a care provide who assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her patients within the limits of his/her education and the Nurse Practice Act, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs. The limits of the Licensed Practical Nurse’s responsibility defined by hospital policy keeping with the New York State Code, Rules, and Regulations and the NYS Education Department.

Work is performed under the supervisor of a Registered Nurse in accordance with established hospital standards, Work Rules, Human Resources Protocol & Procedures, nursing department/unit structure, process and outcome standards, state regulatory and accreditation requirements, and consistent with the philosophy, goals and mission of the hospital and nursing department.  This takes into account the individual patient’s special physical or age relate needs.

DEPARTMENT: Operating Room (OR)

EDUCATION: 

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent education. 
  • Graduation from an accredited Licensed Practical Nurse program or completion of required components to satisfy LPN licensing examination. 
  • Employee is trained and prepared to care for the age-specific group served in their department.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: 

  • Valid New York State registration as a Licensed Practical Nurse. 
  • American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within six (6) months of hire or transfer. 
  • Completion of IV course & blood administration course within three (3) months of hire or transfer.

EXPERIENCE:  None

SHIFT: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM (40 hours)

#039

Staff Nurse (RN) – Recovery Room

This career opportunity offers a $7,500.00 sign-on bonus!

 

JOB PURPOSE:  The Recovery Room Staff Nurse is a professional care provider who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated timeframe in order to provide care to those patients via therapeutic use of self, the nursing process, the environment/instrumentation, and coordination with other health care team members, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs.

Unit Specific:  The Recovery Room Registered Professional Nurse provides specialized intensive nursing care to diverse patient populations of varying acuity, ranging from infant, pediatric, adolescent, and adult to geriatric during the pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia period in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) and ambulatory surgery unit, taking into account the individual patient’s special physical or age-related needs.

Work is performed in accordance with State regulations for Registered Nurses, established hospital standards, nursing unit structure, established regulatory and accreditation requirements, and the philosophy, goals, and objectives of the hospital and Operating Room/Recovery Room Department.

EDUCATION:  Graduation from an accredited nursing program. 

PREFERRED:  Bachelor of Science Nursing degree.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION:  Possess current NYS license for Registered Professional Nurse; American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or to be obtained within the first six months of hire or transfer and AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. 

PREFERRED: PALS/PEARS certification.

SHIFT: 6:45AM – 3:15PM & On Call        |     STATUS: 24 HOURS
From $30.90 to $46.24 per hour