SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
About Las Palmas Medical Center
Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and
special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma),
Cardiology, Womens 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,
Benefits We 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.
The Surgery Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for provision
of direct nursing care as assigned by OR Charge nurse and/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
REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS BCLS Texas or compact state
Nursing License REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE Texas 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, ACLS/NALS/PALS desired
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