Surgery OR Registered Nurse PRN
Company: Las Palmas Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Description SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
About Las Palmas Medical CenterLas Palmas Medical Center offers
comprehensive services and special expertise in Emergency Room
Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women-'s Services, Labor &
Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care,
and Wound Care Management. Las Palmas Medical Center is also the
only Kidney Transplant Center in the Region. Las Palmas
Rehabilitation Hospital is a separate facility with newly renovated
patient rooms, exercise equipment and cafeteria. The physicians,
nurses and staff at our 325-bed facility are committed to caring
for our community with compassionate, quality healthcare.
BenefitsWe offer an excellent total compensation package, for
various positions including competitive salary, excellent benefit
package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your
ability to do excellent work with us. We would love to talk to you
about this fantastic opportunity.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Surgery Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible
for provision of direct nursing care as assigned by OR Charge
nurseand/or OR Director and in accordance with established policies
and procedures of Las Palmas Medical Center. In collaboration with
the patient, the patient's family and other members of the health
care team, the surgery RN assesses,
plans, implements, evaluates and coordinates the surgical treatment
plans. The surgery RN provides professional nursing
care to the surgical patient utilizing the nursing process;
collaborates and coordinates with other members of the surgical
team including physicians to deliver quality health care
immediately pre, intra and immediately post surgical procedure.
Responsible for assuring that the surgical procedure is properly
prepared for and assures quality care for the patient. The
surgery RN is responsible for the facilitation, coordination and
direction of the assigned surgical procedure. The surgery RN is
responsible for the Development and maintenance of positive work
relations with all internal and external customers.
Core competencies will be assessed primarily on the following
patient population(s) served: Pre and intraoperative interventions,
including but not limited to Cardiovascular/Thoracic, Neuro, GI,
GU, GYN, Orthopedics, Skeletal/muscular conditions and diseases
The Surgery RN:
- Demonstrates knowledge and application of the Intra-operative
nursing process for patients of all ages, assigned to his / her
- Monitors and recognizes changes in the patient's behavioral and
physiological status, during pre-intra and post operative phases of
the procedure; takes appropriate action based on assessment and
keeps Charge RN / OR Director appraised of situations as
- Utilizes professional skills and judgment in accepting
assignments and delivering care to all surgical patients assigned
to his/her care.
- Assumes responsibility for the cases assigned to him/her and
provides leadership and direction to other members of the
healthcare team assigned to the case.
- Ascertains that all necessary supplies, instruments, and
equipment are available in the room prior to the start of her/his
assigned surgical case.
- Safeguards sterility of the surgical procedure by continuously
monitoring the surgical technique of the healthcare team and the
integrity of the sterile field.
- Assists with proper positioning of the surgical patient, by
making sure that the correct padding and positioning devices are
used correctly and in accordance to the patients size and surgical
- Demonstrates the ability to operate surgical equipment in a
proficient and safe manner.
- Maintains responsibility for adherence to the department and
facility policies and procedures.
- Demonstrates knowledge and adherence of AORN and JCAHO
- Demonstrates effective communication skills when interacting
with all internal and external customers.
- Assists with other duties as assigned within scope and practice
of licensure.Qualifications REQUIRED
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONSBCLSTexas or compact state Nursing License
REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCETexas or compact state Nursing License
PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS,
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Preferred two years of operating room
experience or Two years of critical care experience.CNOR,
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