Surgical Care Affiliates

Registered Nurse - Operating Room

US-OH-Columbus
Type
Pool
# of Openings
5
Category
Hidden (14608)

Overview

POSITION OBJECTIVE:  Accountable for the provision of nursing care in the assigned intra-operative areas of the surgery center.  Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility administrative procedures.  Participates in various quality activities as appropriate and as directed by the Charge Nurse Operating Room, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and/or the Quality Committee(s). The Operating Room nurse must set priorities in planning cases, and making clinical decisions.  They are a resource for complex decision making and establishing individualized plan of care for the peri-operative patient.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel.
  • Uses equipment effectively by anticipating patient needs and providing appropriate care.
  • Confirms that proper techniques and procedures are used according to accepted Standards of Practice and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the ordering, receiving, and storage of supplies.
  • Maintains order and cleanliness of the intra-operative area.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains surgical services as assigned, in accordance with written policies and in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and is responsible for quality patient care.
  • Assists with the development and monitoring of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas.
  • Responsible for efficient and effective patient care and quality improvement.
  • Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals.
  • Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.
  • At the direction of the Director of Nursing, maintains an adequate inventory for assigned area, including, but not limited to, equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and retention of operating room/corresponding ancillary area employees.
  • Assists with staffing assigned area and performing daily operational processes.
  • Responsible for fostering an environment that promotes staff growth and development.
  • Supervises and adheres to Surgery Center policies, procedures, and safety programs.
  • Participates in Quality Committee(s), Medical Leadership Committee, as requested, and/or assigned. 
  • Proactively seeks to continuously improve patient care and operations.
  • Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.
  • Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Director of Nursing and/or the Administrator.

Qualifications

Education - Required:

  • High School graduate or GED certificate recipient
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Current licensure in the State of Ohio as a Registered Nurse
  • Must be current in BCLS
  • ACLS/PALS certification within six months of hire date (applicable to scope of service)

 

Education - Preferred:

  • Computer literacy
  • BSN Degree

 

Experience:

  • Previous work experience in an ambulatory surgery setting or acute hospital operating room of no less than one (1) year.

 

Dependability:

  • Attendance
  • Punctuality        
  • Ability to meet deadlines

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