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Operating Room Nurse (RN)

  • Location: Linden, Union, New Jersey
  • Salary: 104000.0-114400.0$ per year +
  • Job Type:Direct Placement

Posted 7 months ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 03/02/2021
  • Job Ref: 21-03728
Operating Room Nurse RN

We are looking to hire a Full Time Operating Room Nurse RN to work at an ambulatory surgical center in Linden NJ This is a great opportunity to join an amazing staff that have been there from the start over 20 years ago We are offering top compensation and an excellent benefits package with retirement plan options Day shift only Monday through Friday with no evenings or weekends


Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Operating Room Nurse RN is to provide care and support to patients throughout the entire perioperative process
Organizes nursing activities time equipment supplies and personnel to provide effective and efficient case management
Supervises and directs patient care in a single operating room
Leads and coordinates teams appropriately delegate coordinate care and collaborate with others as equal members of the interprofessional care team to integrate nursing knowledge
Monitors and evaluates cost effective practices within the ASC
Ensures that all supplies drugs and equipment are stocked and readily available
Transports patients to the operating room observing policiesprocedures safety requirements and patient needs making sure to address the needs of the patient during admission to the OR paying close attention to requirements specific to the outpatient setting
Identifies the patient and correct surgical intervention according to policyprocedure and communicates information to all members of the surgical team reviews patients medical recordsneeds to plan care with other healthcare team members
Provides excellent patient care including offering comfort and reassurance to patient and explaining the procedures and care during the intraoperative phase to the patient
Maintains patients privacy and dignity and the confidentiality of information regarding the patient their families and staff members
Performs the circulating nurses role and functions following approved operating room procedures to meet the requirements of scheduled procedures
Prepares operating room according to the preferences of the surgeon as well as the requirements of patient and procedure to be performed
Assembles and provides properly functioning equipment supplies and instruments before start of procedure and positions and adjusts equipment as required during the procedure
Anticipates needs of surgical team and assists anesthesia personnel by supporting patient during administration of anesthesia
Assists with the proper and safe positioning of the patient and identifies confirms and prepares operative site as directed by established procedures
Observes and enforces strict standards of asepsis
Monitors and assess patient status and comfort according to established parameters
Provides continuity of patient care by communicating with other perioperative care personnel and documenting records accordingly
Responds in a timely manner to meet the needs of the patient and physician
Accurately comprehends and interprets verbal ordersdirections
Records all care information concisely accurately and completely in a timely manner in the appropriate format on the appropriate forms
Effectively and accurately communicates with others responsible for care of the patient about patients status
Must be a critical thinkerpossessing the ability to make decisions and solve problems and be fast to act in emergencies
Maintains a cooperative work attitude toward staff management patients visitors and physicians
Able to promote favorable facility image with physicians patients insurance companies and general public