Operating Nurse/Circulator - OR Circulate
Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Oak Lawn
Posted on: September 10, 2023
Operating Nurse/CirculatorJob Summary:
Looking for a compassionate individual with friendly personality
always ready to ensure your patients' comfort and safety in the
Operating Room. The Operating Nurse is responsible for the safe,
effective, and efficient care of the patient in the Operating room.
The Operating Nurse is responsible for keeping patients safe during
eye surgery by providing care, before, or after surgeries. They are
tasked with ensuring operating rooms are clean and sterile while
preparing for and following procedures.
Essential Job Functions:
* Participates in the development of patient care delivery systems,
standards, policy and procedures, and problem-solving teams.
* 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
* 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 outcomes.
* 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 specialties
* Current state license as a registered nurse; current CPR
* ACLS and PALS certification.
Keywords: Surgery Partners, Oak Lawn , Operating Nurse/Circulator - OR Circulate, Healthcare , Oak Lawn, Illinois
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