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OR RN - On-call (10954-147)

Job Summary:
The OR RN is responsible for the direct and indirect provision of professional nursing care of the patients in the operating room. The nurse is accountable for ongoing evaluation and documentation of all components of care delivered to customers within the perioperative and outpatient environment utilizing the nursing process.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knows and adheres to policies of the Dunes Surgical Hospital and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
Follows policies, procedures, goals, and objectives for nursing care according to accepted standards.
Ensures that the surgical room is sterile and safe for the patient
Works side by side with scrub nurses to help maintain the sterile field in the operating room
Must have a strong attention to detail and physical stamina to handle long, arduous work hours.
Assess the patient's condition before a surgical procedure.
Assesses the needs of the patient during the procedure, to ensure the best outcome.
Works with a physician to develop the care plan for the patient during the surgery.
Continues to evaluate the patient's condition during the procedure and makes changes to the care plan as necessary.
Ensures that the sterile field is not compromised during the procedure.
Keeps the surgical area clean and organized for the scrub nurse and the physician; removes instruments and sponges as they are used during the procedure.
Organizes and prepares medical records of patients. Documents care appropriately and fully. Follows up on missing data and other patient care needs.
Remains calm and functions as a team member during times of stress and crisis situations.
Seeks involvement in activities that promote professional growth and behavior.
Actively participates in appropriate committees as assigned.
Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood borne pathogens.
Uses good body mechanics.
Informs management of applicable day-to-day situations.
Follows employee health and other personnel and staffing policies.
SUPERVISOTY RESPONSIBILITIES:
N/A
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a graduate of accredited college or university.
Registered Professional Nurse with current state licensure.
Must have a minimum of 3 years work experience in the OR
BLS certification
Ability to function in a high stress environment.
Team player
Flexibility
.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Will be required to lift objects that weigh more than 50 pounds.
Must be able to exert at least 25 pounds of force to assist with moving of medical records.
Be able to stand, bend, and stoop, and/or sit within a confined area for prolonged periods of time, up to 6 to 8 hours.
Be able to function without nourishment or medication for a period of time extending to 6 to 8 hours.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
Dexterity: Frequent repetitive motion of hands/wrist involved.
Will be working in a clean, well-lighted area.
May be required to deal with unpleasant environmental situations resulting from patient care or patient activity.
Hazards and Risks: Direct patient contact with possible exposure to communicable diseases, exposure to radiation, and CRT.
USPI'S EDGE??? (Every Day Giving Excellence)
USPI'S EDGE??? is the key to the differentiation of USPI as a customer-focused company. The process of completing EDGE??? requirements establishes processes and measurements that are collected, assimilated, and shared throughout USPI. All employees are involved with EDGE???. The involvement can range from doing their jobs to taking on the role of gathering and/or entering data into the computer. All employees shall at some time during their employment be required to participate in the EDGE??? program.
HEALTH INSURANCE PORTABILITY AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT OF 1996
Responsible for knowing the processes involved assuring the standards established by HIPAA, and ensuring they are followed including the practices and records relating to the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information.
WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE
Must be authorized to work in the United States.
AAP/EEO STATEMENT
Dunes Surgical Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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