RN - Operating Room Registered Nurse with 1 yr OR (RN) Experience
Shift: Days - NO WEEKENDS
FTE Status: Full Time
**We are offering up to $5,000 sign-on bonus for this position to those who qualify! **
We are part of a strong well operational Perioperative Services Group and looking to add to this great TEAM! The RN will be part of the Interventional Pulmonology Team in the AOP OR performing a variety of surgical procedures on the airway. Will float to other service lines on occasion to include ENT, GYN, GU, Ortho, and General Surgery. Practice more efficient and quicker turnovers. High Acuity and work in the hospital.
Summary: Provides direct patient care in a surgical setting at a proficient level, in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice with the policies, values, and mission of the organization. Monitors and manages the patient and operative environment before, during and after surgery to maintain a safe environment, optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.
Responsibilities: Performs circulating functions before surgery, including preparing the operating environment, orienting and assessing the patient, and reviewing patient's medical record and surgeon's notes to ensure all pre-requisites and preferences are net. Ensures safety checklists and procedures are implemented and documented at all times.
Performs circulating functions during surgery, including monitoring and communicating patient condition, documenting interventions and activities, monitoring the sterile field and controlling traffic into, out of and around the room.
Performs scrub functions, including the preparation, selection, and handling of instruments and supplies used during the surgical procedure and performs surgical counts with the circulating nurse.
Provides nursing care to a complex, high acuity surgical patient population in a technically complex environment.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
*Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program. Preferred: BSN. Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant certification as determined at position level. Preferred: CNOR. Minimum Experience: 1 year of OR experience.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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