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OR Registered Nurse

Company: Schaumburg Surgery Center
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

JOB DUTIES: CIRCULATING NURSE OPERATING ROOMI. REPORTING RELATIONSHIPSReports to OR Manager or PACU ManagerII. INTERNAL /EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPSA. Internal Relationships1. Collaborates with the Administrator, nursing staff and the medical staff.2. Serves on assigned committees.B. External Relationships1. Collaborates with outside professional organizations.III. MAJOR DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIESA. Adheres to the Center's policies and procedures and the Profession Standards of Nursing PracticeB. Assures Patient Safety in the OR and Never Leaves Patient UnattendedC. Verbally confirms with patient, legal guardian or surgeon the identity of the patient and the site of surgery.D. Ensures that the patient's name and site of surgery is consistent with the consent form, ID bracelet and document this on the procedure verification checklist. If marking is required, the Circulator is responsible for viewing the mark prior to surgery.E. Checks for allergies, dentures, jewelry, prosthesis, hairpins, nail polish, wigs, etc.F. Reassures patient; introduces self and the scrub personnel. Checks the patient's physical comfort.G. Assures that history and physical and appropriate ordered lab work is on the chart before the patient is anesthetized. An interim history and physical is to be done by the anesthesia provider if there is no history and physical present.H. Assesses patient's needs in regard to the surgical procedure.I. Assesses patient's needs as to transportation from the pre-op area to the OR.J. Maintains professional decorum within the OR.IV. Has A Thorough Working Knowledge OfA. Emergency supplies and equipment.B. All surgical equipment and supplies.C. Aseptic technique.D. Current trends in legal implications of surgery and how they apply to each surgical team member.V. Local Case ProcedureA. Follows same procedure as above.B. Assures patient needs are met in the OR.C. Reviews patient vital signs recorded operatively.D. Monitors vital signs during the procedure, and documents on the OR.E. Transports patient to the PACU post procedure.VI. General, Spinal or MAC ProcedureA. Assists in positioning patientB. Assures patient privacy, closes OR doors.C. Assists anesthesia provider as needed.SCHAUMBURG SURGERY CENTER, LLC Admin C.12Page 2 of 3VII. PrepA. Follows preference card as to prep solution noting patient allergies.B. Follows surgical prep procedure.VIII. Duties During CaseA. Performs a "TIME OUT" for final verbal verification of the patient identity, correct site and procedure prior to the start of the case.B. Pours solutions for scrub personnel.C. Opens surgical supplies.D. Keeps room organized during case, assuring appropriate containment of sponges.E. Obtains and removes equipment as needed.F. Assures correct surgical counts.G. Notes any breaks in technique.H. Anticipates the needs of the scrub nurse and keeps him/her supplied with needed materials.I. Maintains a clean environment outside of the sterile field.J. Protects the privacy, confidentiality, and security of personal health information.IX. Record KeepingA. Maintains an accurate, precise, and legible medical record of the surgery performed.B. Documents all drains, packs, medications, and staff involved on the operative record.C. Assures completeness of pathology requests and appropriate specimen handling.D. Completes flow sheet as required for room time and surgery time.E. During local cases, maintains a record of the patient's vital signs, assures OR record is complete with notation of medications given.X. Transferring Patient to PACUA. Prepares patient for transfer.B. Removes all grounding pads, dispersive electrodes.C. Positions stretcher or patient recliner, for safety and comfort of the patient, locks wheels.D. Transfers patient safely with use of mechanical aids as indicated.E. Assure patient has clean gown and warm blanket upon transfer.F. Provides report to PACU nurse upon arrival to the PACU.G. Returns to OR to assist with turn over.XI. Restocks Area With Applicable Supplies At The End Of The Day.XII. EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND EXPERIENCEA. Minimum Qualifications1. Current and valid licensure as a Registered Nurse or Graduate nurse eligible to take license exam. Exam must be passed before end of orientation (6 to 8 wks).2. Prefer Three years' perioperative experience or equivalent outpatient surgery center experience. Will accept applicant that shows a desire to learn in a fast paced environment.3. Excellent interpersonal skills.SCHAUMBURG SURGERY CENTER, LLC Admin C.12Page 3 of 3B. Preferred Qualifications1. All minimum qualifications2. Bachelor's Degree in Nursing,3. BLS or ACLS Certification4. Five CEU's per year in the field of Perioperative Nursing orManagement.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSMust exhibit desirable trunk and extremity mobility and strength to handle objects and people safely in the activities of holding, carrying, pushing, transferring, and pulling. Must be able to lift a minimum of 35 pounds safely. Occasional lifting may be heavy and awkward, over 50 pounds.WORKING ENVIRONMENTIn the working environment of the Center, there may be potential exposure to communicable diseases, contaminated blood and body fluids, and hazardous materials.The above statements reflect the general outline considered necessary to describe the principle functions of this job. It shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the job.Job Types: Part-time, PRNPay: From $37.44 per hourMedical Specialty:

  • SurgeryPhysical Setting:
    • OutpatientSchedule:
      • 8 hour shift
      • Day shift
      • Monday to FridayLicense/Certification:
        • BLS Certification (Preferred)
        • RN (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Schaumburg Surgery Center, Schaumburg , OR Registered Nurse, Other , Schaumburg, Illinois

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