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Registered Nurse, OR Circulator- Full Time

Company: Dupont Surgery Center
Location: Louisville
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

NO CALL, NO WEEKENDS, NO HOLIDAYS & COMPETITIVE WAGES in a friendly work environment The Operating Room Registered Nurse, under the supervision of the Charge Nurse and the Clinical Director, is responsible for providing peri-operative patient care in accordance with sound nursing judgment, regulatory and accreditation standards, and the facility's mission, vision, and values. The position must provide direct and indirect patient care across the age continuum; and utilize the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation according to policies and procedures of the facility. Responsibilities include cost awareness and adherence to staffing schedule. Directs ancillary staff in the operating room and central processing. Responsible for assisting with administrative tasks related to Risk Management, Infection Control, and Performance Improvement. In conjunction with the nursing leadership, the OR Nurse may assist with development and implementation of policies and procedures, which assure that cost effective, safe, and high-quality care is implemented. Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to staffing schedules, attendance policy, and cooperates with daily assignments as requested.
  • Demonstrates skills as a team player. As a Registered Nurse, shows appropriate delegation while directing ancillary personnel in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating patient care in the operating room according to accepted standards. May be requested to perform charge duties.
  • Provides direct patient care in clinical areas and demonstrates clinical competence.
  • Participates in orientation of new staff
  • Demonstrates ability to solve problems timely and constructively; maintains focus on improving the situation.
  • Willingness to teach others and participate in competency programs.
  • Completes assigned Cornerstone education in a timely manner annually.
  • Participates in all staff meetings for department and facility for informative and educational purposes.
  • Demonstrates highly effective communication skills with staff, management, physicians, patients, and family members.
  • Establishes and maintains exceptional services to all customers including physicians, patients, and employees with the goal of delighting all customers.
  • Participates in physician-oriented service teams.
  • Participates in service recovery by taking ownership of the situation and correcting problems. Keeps customers informed of progress related to clinical operations and provides comfort, information, and assistance during the process.
  • Models' appropriate interaction with physicians, patients, and staff to ensure high level of service in all areas of responsibility.
  • Reviews daily schedule and prepares cases based upon preference cards and specific patient care needs.
  • Communicates changes as necessary to preference cards.
  • Communicates intra-operative care to PACU staff upon transfer. Qualifications:
    • Demonstrates eligibility for employment in the U.S.
    • Graduate of an approved school of professional nursing with current and valid licensure with State Board of Nursing.
    • Minimum of two years of experience in the Operating Room preferred.
    • Knowledge of State, Federal and Accrediting Body regulations and standards related to healthcare.
    • Have BLS certification and obtain ACLS certification.
    • Ability to relate and work effectively with others.
    • Demonstrated skills in verbal and written English communications for safe and effective patient care and to meet documentation standards.
    • Willingness to participate in goal-setting and educational activities for own professional advancement.
    • Is aware of professional nursing standards and performs in accordance with them. Education Preferred
      • Associates or better Licenses & Certifications Preferred
        • Advanced Cardiac Life Sup
        • Basic Life Support
        • Registered Nurse

Keywords: Dupont Surgery Center, Louisville , Registered Nurse, OR Circulator- Full Time, Healthcare , Louisville, Kentucky

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