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Registered Nurse- Operating Room- Full Time (21735-147)

Company: United Surgical Partners International
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Under the direct supervision of the OR Coordinator and the OR Director, the RN is responsible for nursing activities related to the care of the patient experiencing an operative or other invasive procedure. The RN is a resource person and provides guidance to non-licensed personnel. The RN can expect to care for adult patients, including the older adult through geriatric and some pediatric patients. The attached criteria based performance evaluation provides a specific set of standards as they relate to age specific competency.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

RN Operating Room Circulator is responsible for the nursing activities related to care of the patient experiencing an operative or other invasive procedure. The Operating Room Registered Nurse is a resource and provides guidance to non-licensed personnel. This individual can expect to care for adults patients, including the older adult through geriatric and pediatric patients from 1 month through adolescence.

  • Assisting with equipment and processing of necessary tools
  • Serving as a patient advocate and ensuring patient safety at all times
  • Assisting the surgeon with invasive procedures
  • Assisting with positioning the patient
  • Monitoring the patient's condition throughout the entire surgical process and acting quickly to respond to any changes
  • Maintaining the sterile field at all times
  • Exhibiting skillful clinical judgment and assessment skills

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Required Skills

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
  • Minimum of one (1) year previous experience in the Operating Room strongly preferred.
  • Current Texas License as a Registered Nurse.
  • Current in BLS, ACLS and PALS required.
  • CNOR preferred
  • Possess the ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Possess the ability to deal tactfully with patients, families, physicians, and employees.
  • Knowledgeable of hospital policies and procedures specific to operating room nurse.
  • Clinically proficient in operating room nursing skills, demonstrating knowledge of the development needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

Required Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Minimum of two (2) previous OR experience preferred.
  • Current Texas Nursing License.
  • Current CPR, ACLS certified. and PALS preferred
  • Possess the ability to work independently and prioritize responsibilities.
  • Possess the ability to deal tactfully with patients, families, physicians, and employees.
  • Knowledgeable of hospital policies and procedures specific to operating room nurse.
  • Clinically proficient in operating room nursing skills, demonstrating knowledge of the developmental needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

Keywords: United Surgical Partners International, Arlington , Registered Nurse- Operating Room- Full Time (21735-147), Other , Arlington, Texas

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