RN OR - #495427
Crystal Clinic Orthopaedic Center
Date: 10/14/2021 15:30 PM
City: Akron, Ohio
Contract type: Full Time
Work schedule: Full Day
# of Openings:
Reports to Job Title:
The Perioperative OR nurse is an individual who works with the patient being prepped for surgery, their family, and as a member of the interdisciplinary care team. The OR nurse helps to evaluate the patient, then plan and implement various steps to, during, and beyond surgery. The RN OR is responsible through nursing processes for providing and coordinating nursing care, and resource management for patients and families in the operating room. The RN OR Is responsible for providing direct patient care to patients and their families by applying and documenting the nursing process, patient assessment, and nursing diagnosis (planning, implementation and evaluation of interventions). The RN OR utilizes judgment and is guided by knowledge of basic principles of nursing based on the biological, physical and psycho-social sciences.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
% of Time
Compiles total nursing assessment within the initial shift or specific time frame. Assessment includes the following factors: biophysical, psychosocial, environmental, self-care, educational needs and discharge planning; Develops and implements a nursing plan of care based on identified nursing diagnosis, patient care needs and standards consistent with the therapies of other disciplines. Applies a systematic problem-solving approach in developing, implementing and evaluating nursing plans of care. Documents implementation of the plan of care and all nursing interventions. Evaluates the effectiveness of the plan of care and outcomes, making revisions as appropriate.
Responsible for observing aseptic technique; for securing necessary instruments, supplies and equipment for surgical procedure in accordance to CCOC policy and the preference of surgeons.
Responsible for compliance of narcotics management throughout Department.
Demonstrates competency in basic nursing practice required to manage and provide total patient care through the application of CCOC’s philosophy, policies and procedures. Demonstrates knowledge and skill in providing care in the surgical environment. Documents appropriately all patient care and outcomes. Prioritizes work and readily addresses changes in care needs.
Maintains accountability while delegating responsibilities according to patient needs and staff competencies. Demonstrates and promotes effective communication skills and contributes to the efficient operation of the unit. Provides staff orientation, training, instruction, guidance, and supervision as necessary. Assists in teaching/competency maintenance/training of all team members.
Shares ideas for improvement/revision of policies/procedures which would enhance the work environment and overall operation of the Department.
Interprets clinical data and patient responses to care and collaborates with members of the health care team to provide comprehensive and coordinated patient care. Communicates pertinent information throughout all phases of the nursing process. Communicates effectively with physicians and other disciplines to exchange patient information and provide optimal care during the Perioperative experience.
Participates in educational programs, serves on committees and seeks other opportunities for professional and personal growth and development.
Participates in ongoing evaluation to ensure patient safety and quality during the continuum of care.
All other duties not specifically assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Minimum Two (2) to four (4) years of OR experience preferred.
Current license to practice as registered nurse in the State of Ohio; Current BLS for healthcare providers required
Management: Describe extent of people management (allocation of work, motivation, coaching, development, performance evaluation). Describe extent of technical leadership, project management.
# of Direct Reports: # of Indirect Reports: # of Contractors or Temporary:
0 0 0
- Does the position customarily and regularly direct the work of at least two or more other full-time employees or their equivalent; and does the position have the authority to hire or fire other employees, or the employee’s suggestions and recommendations as to the hiring, firing, advancement, promotion or any other change of status of other employees must be given weight?
KPIs & Financial Responsibilities (budget, revenue):
- Does the position have level of budget responsibility, authority and level of control? Does position have divisional, regional, business or group level responsibility?
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reaching – with Arms and Hands
After Hours work
Travel away from Primary location
Work is performed indoors/outdoors with potential for exposure to safety and health hazards related to office work. Could periodically travel to other office and operational sites. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
1 – 10 lbs.
Pushing / Pulling
Works well with patients, physicians, vendors, sales reps and other CCOC employees. Successfully meets Unit Specific Skill Sets. Complies with all Standards of Behavior set forth by CCOC. Adheres to policies and procedures set forth in CCOC Employee Manual. Adheres to the CCOC attendance policy. Follows HIPAA, OSHA and Compliance Plan regulations.
Commitment to Core Competencies
At the CCOC, certain values shape and influence all of our decisions and actions. These core competencies are demonstrated by all employees and contribute directly to results related to: quality and safety, service, people, finance, and operations and growth. As an organization, all employees with patient contact are expected to demonstrate competencies, specific to their job duties, for the following patient population categories:
Elderly, Children, Cardiac, Surgical, Impaired (Hearing/Visual), Cultural, Age.
Employee Statement of Understanding
The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This description of duties is not intended to be all inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.
I have read and understood the job description for my position. I am able to perform all the essential functions for this position.
I agree to comply with the corporate compliance policy and all laws, rules, regulations and standards of conduct relating to my position. As an employee, I understand my duty to report any suspected violations of the law or the standards of conduct to my immediate supervisor.
As an employee, I will strive to uphold the mission and vision of the organization.