Job Description

Location: Good Samaritan Medical Center
Posted Date: 10/16/2023
Job Type: Part Time Benefit Eligible
Salary: $36-$70
Department: 0600.50350 CGS Operating Room

*$25,000 Sign On Bonus!*

Shift: 24 hours per week, Evenings. Part Time Benefit Eligible

Position Summary:
The Operating Room RN provides care that addresses the specific needs of age groups from infant to elderly, and is also individualized to a variety of needs specific to impairments such as hearing, sight, substance abuse, non-English speaking, and potential victims of abuse. The Operating Room RN incorporates knowledge and understanding of our commitment to patient rights, our mission, vision and values into nursing practice at Good Samaritan Medical Center. Responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the operating room and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations.
Key Responsibilities:
The registered nurse assumes full and ultimate responsibility for the quality of nursing care she/he provides to individuals and groups. Included in such responsibility are health maintenance, teaching, counseling, collaborative planning and restoration of optimal functioning and comfort or for the dignified death of those they serve. The registered nurse, within the parameters of his/her generic and continuing education experience, may delegate nursing activities to other registered nurses and/or health care personnel, provided that the delegating registered nurse shall bear full and ultimate responsibility for the patient outcomes. Performs other duties as assigned.
Operating Room Primary Responsibilities:
1. Assess patients at intervals as stated in policies and procedures.
2. Develop an individualized perioperative plan of care.
3. Implement the plan of care using the following interventions:
a. Protect patient from injury caused by chemical, electrical, laser, positioning, thermal sources, and extraneous objects.
b. Perform count procedures to protect patient from unintended retained foreign objects.
c. Perform interventions necessary to ensure patient's procedure is performed on the correct site, side, and level.
d. Manage patient's specimen(s) in the appropriate manner.
e. Communicate patient's current status throughout the continuum of care.
f. Administer medication(s) appropriately.
g. Perform interventions to maintain patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels.
h. 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.
i. Perform interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative period.
j. Perform interventions to protect patient from infection.
k. 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.
l. Actively involve patient or designated support person in decisions affecting his or her perioperative plan
of care and the rehabilitation process.
m. Protect patient's rights, dignity, and privacy.
n. Provide culturally competent, age-appropriate, ethical care within legal standards of practice.
o. Provide consistent and comparable care regardless of the setting.
4. Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes.
5. Transfer care as appropriate.
6. Delegate tasks as appropriate according to the state Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions.
7. Document nursing care.
8. Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as appropriate.
9. Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
10. Participate in the performance appraisal process.
11. Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.
12. Maintain required competencies.
13. Attend required meetings and educational sessions.
14. Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy of all appropriate information
15. Demonstrate basic knowledge of surgical procedures, positioning, and equipment
Required Knowledge & Skills:
ò Able to communicate verbally and in writing in the English language.
ò Able to complete mathematical computations required to perform treatment protocols.
ò Excellent assessment skills, clinical skills and organizational skills.
ò Computer knowledge and charge capabilities.
ò Able to lift, transfer and move patients.
ò Physically and emotionally capable of performing responsibilities of this position.
Baccalaureate degree in nursing or related field preferred. Graduate of an approved School of Nursing.
Requires 2 to 3 years operating room experience. Must be experienced in the circulating role.
Currently licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.CNOR certification preferred. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. In addition to BLS, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) for the Ambulatory Surgery Center.
: Meditech 6.0

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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Additional Information

Important COVID Message

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

Please note, our Good Samaritan Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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