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Operating Room RN

Company: Heritage Provider Network
Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAssists clinical director in organization and daily function of the operating room in accordance with established Federal, State, and accreditation standards and center policies and procedures. Assists clinical director in overseeing patient care activities in the operating room and maintains a high standard of safety for the patient and other staff members. Performs circulation and/or scrub nurse duties. In the OR assists surgeon in a variety of surgical procedures. Responsible for maintenance of equipment, adequate supply inventory, Operating Room orientation and complete and accurate medical records.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:Clinical Skills Assesses patient/significant others understanding of disease process and need for surgical intervention. Performs perioperative teaching to patient/significant other. Demonstrates appropriate nursing management and intervention in the perioperative period. Performs preoperative patient assessment, reviews surgeon preference card, assesses equipment/supply needs, prepares operating room, ensures availability of needed supplies and equipment and proper and safe working order. Provides safe medication administration. Manipulates patient position appropriate to surgical intervention, using positioning aids as needed to avoid impaired circulation, respiration, and postoperative pain/discomfort. Performs surgical prep per standard of care and surgeon preference. Handles and documents specimens per policy. Demonstrates skill and knowledge in providing appropriate patient care across the age span. Identifies and reports suspected child, spousal/partner, and elder abuse per protocol. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in caring for the latex sensitive patient. Performs sponge, sharps, and instrument counts per protocol. Follows established policies and procedures for counts. Initiates corrective actions when counts are incorrect.Assures emergency equipment and supplies are available at all times. Keeps surgical suites clean, tidy, free of soiled equipment and supplies, and properly stocked. Uses principles of asepsis in varying situations. Initiates corrective action when breaks in technique occur. Wears appropriate attire in restricted area. Adheres to recommended traffic patterns. Manages and documents controlled substance inventory. Equipment Management Demonstrates appropriate protocol for safe use and handling of equipment. Capable of trouble shooting equipment problems. Verbalizes knowledge of risks and complications. Reports malfunctioning equipment to appropriate personnel. Demonstrates awareness of protocol for malfunctioning equipment and repair. Provides for equipment and supplies based on patient needs. Anticipates the need for equipment and supplies based on surgeon preference. Selects equipment and supplies in an organized, cost effective and timely manner. Assures all equipment is functioning before use and removes any malfunctioning equipment. Demonstrates skill in appropriate use of instruments and equipment. Operates mechanical, electrical, and air-powered equipment according to manufacturer's instructions. Communication Listens respectfully, gives feedback directly, honestly and talks with others to clarify differences. Utilizes translation services when needed. Utilizes appropriate services when needed to communicate with employees and patients with speech and hearing disorders. Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, their family, and other external and internal clients (including fellow employees) from diverse backgrounds. Documentation Uses knowledge of medical record policy and procedure. Participates in medical records TQM. Oversees charting of all clinical staff for accuracy and appropriateness. Quality Demonstrates a willingness to look at new ideas and work in a changing environment. Understands, verbalizes and participates in the quality improvement process. Supports initiatives designed to improve individual and organizational performance. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All other duties as directed by management.Language Skills Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Mathematical Skills Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Computer Skills Computer nurse charting skills and basic word processing skills preferred.Other Skills and Abilities Working knowledge and experience in hospital or ambulatory surgical center operating room. Ability to adhere to work schedule and manage time appropriately. Ability to utilize resources in a timely, organized and cost effective manner. Ability to circulate and scrub all types of cases preferred. Monitors stock levels, outdated supplies and equipment needs and reports appropriately. Knowledge of standard operating room machinery, equipment, autoclaves, washer sterilizer, and patient monitors.Full Time Position Benefits:The success of any company depends on its employees. For us, employee satisfaction is crucial not only to the well-being of our organization, but also to the health and wellness of our members. As such, we are firmly dedicated to providing our employees the options and resources necessary for building security and maintaining a healthy balance between work and life.Our dedication to our staff is evident in our comprehensive benefits package. We offer a very generous mixture of benefits, including many employer-paid options.Health and Wellness:Employer-paid comprehensive medical, pharmacy, and dental for employeesVision insuranceZero co-payments for employed physician office visitsFlexible Spending Account (FSA)Employer-Paid Life InsuranceEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Savings and Retirement:401k Retirement Savings PlanIncome Protection InsuranceOther Benefits:Paid Time Off (PTO)Company celebrationsEmployee Assistance ProgramBusiness-casual working environmentSick daysPaid holidaysMileageSign on Bonus: Registered Nurse (Associates or Bachelor's Degree) $20,000Employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA City Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.RequirementsQualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Education and/or Experience Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory, charge or management experience in an outpatient or inpatient Surgery Center is preferred. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations RN License; ACLS, CNOR helpful.

Keywords: Heritage Provider Network, Glendale , Operating Room RN, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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