Surgery RN Operating Room at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    10/17/2020
  • Job ID:
    20022215
  • Job Family
    Nursing
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Registered Nurse Operating Room - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

 
Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX
  • Our care for patients extends to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.

  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.

  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.

  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.

  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.

  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  

Work Hours:

Full Time / Days

You Will Be Responsible For:
 
  • Provides for safe care in the Operating Room, by continuous patient assessment.

  • Verifies accuracy of each chart before surgery for complete consent, lab work, history and physical, identify patient and type of surgery, and checks allergies of patient.

  • Position patient for surgery using proper alignment and padding, assist anesthesia, maintain patient's privacy and ensure patient is clean, dry and warm before transporting in a safe manner to PACU, OPS or nursing unit.

  • Monitor patients having local anesthesia according to policy and procedure.

  • Recognizes potential emergency/life threatening situations and initiates appropriate action.

  • Administers medication in accordance with hospital policy.

  • Demonstrates competence and knowledge of aseptic techniques and surgical procedures to ensure a safe environment free from infection.

  • Complies with policy and procedures regarding aseptic technique.

  • Demonstrates knowledge in the use of instruments and equipment necessary for a procedure.

  • Performs proper sponge, needle and instrument counts per OR policy; documents appropriately.

  • Uses correct technique when doing preps.

  • Alert to the progression of every case, communicating needs to front desk, and sending for next patient on a timely basis.

  • Accurately documents patient charges.

  • Demonstrates competent communication, both written and oral, of pertinent patient information to ensure appropriate documentation and communication with staff and physicians.

  • Documents accurately on each case, completing the charting prior to starting another case whenever possible.

  • Reports and documents all incidents within 24 hours.

  • Communicates through hand-off report to receiving unit upon their transfer from the operating room.

  • Gives an accurate hand-off report when being relieved of duty.

  • Communicates effectively and frequently with team members to share information, anticipate needs and solve problems in a positive manner.

  • Associate remains flexible to changing systems, is expected to demonstrated quality and effectiveness in work habits and treat staff, physicians, patients and families with consideration and respect.

  • Understands the Computerized Physician Order entry process and proficiently uses the electronic medical record for retrieval of patient information.

  • Understands computer downtime procedures.

  • Monitors Electronic Medical Record for new physician orders and diagnostic results.

  • Performs all duties relating to Real Time Scanning accurately and efficiently.

  • Performs all other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.

  • Licensed to practice as a RN in state of Texas or in a qualifying compact state

  • Previous Operating Room experience preferred

Job Summary:

The OR Staff RN practices as a professional nurse within the limits of the Texas Nurse Practice Act.  Circulates and scrubs on all types of surgery cases, utilizing skills, knowledge and nursing process to ensure the quality of care provided and in harmony with the philosophy, goals and policies of the Nursing Department and hospital administration.  May function as the scrub nurse as experience allows.  Must be able to communicate with doctors, patients, staff, other nurses and medical personnel.  Must be able to document assessments and evaluation of patients and care given.  Must be able to function independently, efficiently and as a member of the hospital team.



This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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