Registered Nurse, PRN
Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: January 24, 2023
The RN - RN - The Operating Room Circulator RN is responsible for
the delivery and documentation of patient care during the
intra-operative period. This position will deliver quality care to
patients utilizing the process of assessment, planning,
intervention, implementation, and evaluation for surgical patients.
The RN effectively interacts with patients and other healthcare
staff while maintaining standards of professional nursing. She
maintains patient safety standards. Prepares patient for
Essential Job Functions:
- Participates in the development of patient care delivery
systems, standards, policy and procedures, and problem-solving
- Demonstrates appropriate application of age specific standards,
policies, and procedures and guidelines in caring for adolescent,
adult, and geriatric patients: follows age specific standards in
administering medications based on patient's age; follows age
specific standards of care during altered states of consciousness
related to analgesia, conscious sedation or anesthesia; uses age
specific standards, policies and procedures and guidelines to
perform treatments and procedures that are routine for unit/clinic
based on patient's age.
- Incorporates cultural and developmental needs into plan of
care: in collaboration with the patient/family, and in a
developmentally and culturally appropriate manner, implements the
plan of care; demonstrates competency in the provision of nursing
care according to established standards of nursing practice and in
developmentally appropriate manner.
- Collaborates and works cooperatively with physicians and other
members of the multi-disciplinary health care team in formal and
informal teaching of patients and/or family about his or her
disease process and wellness promotion plan and discharge planning:
assesses patient/family learning needs, abilities, preferences, and
readiness to learn; utilizes a collaborative interdisciplinary
process to provide appropriate patient/family education; utilizes
available information to evaluate the effectiveness of teaching in
producing the desired patient outcomes and makes adjustments in
teaching as indicated.
- Participates in performance improvement activities which
include collecting, analyzing data to identify quantifiable
measures to maintain quality and the promotion of desired
- Demonstrates critical thinking skills, ability to provide and
delegate appropriate activities to staff based on patient
assessment, complexity of the task, level of competence of staff
and/or certification/licensure requirements and the requirements to
deliver care in a safe efficient manner maximizing positive
outcomes for the patient.
Qualifications, Knowledge, and Ability:
- Graduate of a school of nursing, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
- One (1) to three (3) years recent experience as an RN;
experience in eyes, orthopedic, neurosurgical, pain management
- Current state license as a registered nurse; current CPR
- ACLS and PALS certification.
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