OR Registered Nurse
Company: Schaumburg Surgery Center
Posted on: November 18, 2021
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:
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to FridayLicense/Certification:
- BLS Certification (Preferred)
- RN (Preferred)Work Location: One location
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