Job Description

Location: Tempe St. Luke's Hospital
Posted Date: 9/9/2020


Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital is an 74-bed, full service hospital that has been caring for families and residents in the community since 1944. Located in the heart of Tempe, the hospital is centrally located and offers a full range of high-quality services to serve our diverse and dynamic community. Our team is committed to providing excellent care in a friendly community hospital environment. Tempe St. Luke’s Hospital is accredited by DNV Healthcare, a worldwide leader in quality management.

OR RN -- Position Summary:

  • Always represents CARES Standards: Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Excellence and Stewardship
  • Demonstrates support of the Hospital’s mission, values and vision in all actions and interactions with employees, patients, medical staff, guests and visitors
  • Works to make a positive impression on patients, medical staff, guests, visitors and co-workers
  • Protects the privacy and dignity of our patients
  • Shows concern by anticipating patient needs and adapting to their preferences
  • Works well with others as a team member
  • Recognizes the dignity of each person and shows respect for one another
  • Works to resolve concerns and complaints promptly and effectively
  • Demonstrates kindness through words and actions
  • Maintains a safe and clean OR environment
  • Maintains a clean, neat and professional appearance
  • Demonstrates responsiveness to the needs of our patients, coworkers and others
  • Informs patients and others about waits, delays and other possible inconveniences
  • Communicates in caring and appropriate ways
  • Formulates and revises Perioperative Care plan of care as indicated by patient's response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness
  • Involves patient and patient's family when appropriate
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning opportunities and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate
  • Demonstrates the use of critical thinking skills and problem-solving abilities in coordinating and supervising patient care
  • Completes documentation which reflects current nursing standards, and which supports policies and procedures
  • Manages and operates unit equipment safely and correctly
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current patient safety goals and policies
  • Applies knowledge of infection control policies and procedures supporting standards of care
  • Communicates appropriately with patients, physicians, co-workers, staff and patient families
  • Interacts with a high level of professionalism, respect and dignity
  • Maintains patient confidentiality
  • Participates in the clinical development of self and others to provide for personal growth, unit clinical competency and unit retention
  • Participates in the department's continuous quality improvement activities
  • Committee and meeting participation: Unit staff meetings; other participation as appropriate and required
  • Position patients for procedures
  • Understanding of supplies needed for procedures
  • Understanding in performing Time-outs
  • Ability to work with pre-op, PACU, and other interdisciplinary teams as needed
  • Works directly with Surgeons and Anesthesia and assists as needed

Position Requirements

  • ADN in Nursing
  • Licensed RN in the State of Arizona or Compact RN License
  • BLS / ACLS / PALS as needed as required by Department
  • Ability to work effectively with computer based charting and other clinical software programs
  • Adaptability to change, organizational skills
  • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English
  • Minimum of 2 Years of OR Nursing Experience or previous Surgical tech experience

Preferred Requirements

  • 3-5 years of recent OR nursing Experience or Surgical Tech experience
  • CNOR Certification
  • Bachelor’s in Nursing or relevant

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities, Women, Disabled, Veterans

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