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Operating Room Registered Nurse FT Shore Outpatient Surgicenter

Company: United Surgical Partners International
Location: Lakewood
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

USPI Shore Outpatient Surgery Center, is seeking a motivated Full-Time Operating Room Registered Nurse to join our team. Shore Outpatient Surgery Center is a fast paced ASC environment committed to producing the highest quality work and experience for patients and their families.

JOB SUMMARY

Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for all age patients in operating room. Provides care within nursing standards of practice and the policies of the Center. Makes decisions regarding direct patient care needs and communicates appropriate information to physicians, patients, family members, and personnel in other departments as well as team members. May have additional responsibilities as designated by the Nurse Manager of the Operating Room and/or Director of Nursing, which include, but are not limited to, serving on committees, participating in quality improvement audits and projects.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess patients at intervals as stated in policies and procedures.
  • Develop an individualized perioperative plan of care.
  • Implement the plan of care using the following interventions:
  • Properly identifies patient and confirms procedure according to Surgicenter policy.
  • Confirms proper site marking has been performed by surgeon in the pre-op area.
  • Performs time outs according to Surgicenter policy.
  • Protect patient from injury caused by chemical, electrical, laser, positioning, thermal sources, and extraneous objects.
  • Perform count procedures to protect patient from unintended retained foreign objects.
  • Perform interventions necessary to ensure patient's procedure is performed on the correct site, side, and level.
  • Manage patient's specimen(s) in the appropriate manner.
  • Communicate patient's current status throughout the continuum of care.
  • Administer medication(s) appropriately.
  • Perform interventions to maintain patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels.
  • Perform interventions to maintain the status of the patient's genitourinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological systems, and fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances at or above baseline levels.
  • Perform interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative period.
  • Perform interventions to protect patient from infection.
  • Assess knowledge level of patient or designated support person and provide education regarding the expected psychosocial response, nutritional management, medication management, pain management, wound management, and expected responses to the operative or invasive procedure.
  • Actively involve patient or designated support person in decisions affecting his or her perioperative plan of care and the rehabilitation process.
  • Protect patient's rights, dignity, and privacy.
  • Provide culturally competent, age-appropriate, ethical care within legal standards of practice.
  • Provide consistent and comparable care regardless of the setting.
  • Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes.
  • Transfer care as appropriate.
  • Delegate tasks as appropriate according to the state Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions.
  • Document nursing care.
  • Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as appropriate.
  • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
  • Participate in the performance appraisal process.
  • Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.
  • Maintain required competencies.
  • Attend required meetings and educational sessions.
  • Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy of all appropriate information.

    What We Offer
    • Competitive wages
    • Opportunities to better yourself professionally
    • Health, Dental & Vision Coverage
    • 401(k) retirement plan
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Company Paid Holidays
    • Employee Assistance Programs
    • Health Savings Account/ Flexible Spending Account
    • Education Assistance
    • Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability Insurance
    • Travel Assistance when 100+ miles from home for business or vacation
    • Free parking

      Who We Are

      At USPI, we create relationships that create better care. We partner with physicians and health care systems to provide first class ambulatory solutions throughout the United States. We are committed to providing surgical services in the most efficient and clinically excellent manner.

      USPI is committed to, and proud of our inclusive culture. An inclusive culture, in our view, is respectful of differences and nurtures and supports the contributions of each individual, while also embracing and leveraging diversity. A diverse workforce, combined with an inclusive culture, makes USPI stronger and better able to meet the needs of our diverse patient and physician population.

      For more information about USPI, check out our website , Facebook , Twitter , or LinkedIn .

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      #USP-RN

      Required Skills:

      Qualifications:
      • Graduate of an approved school of nursing.
      • Currently licensed in the state.
      • CPR required, Advanced Life Support Certification required.
      • One year experience required intra-operative setting.
      • Demonstrates clinical competency, leadership, and teaching capabilities.
      • Physically and emotionally capable of performing responsibilities of position.

        USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

        Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
        Tenet participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information.

        E-Verify: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

Keywords: United Surgical Partners International, Lakewood , Operating Room Registered Nurse FT Shore Outpatient Surgicenter, Healthcare , Lakewood, New Jersey

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