HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room in Conroe, Texas
The Operating Room RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient before, during and after a surgical procedure. * Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing surgical procedures. * Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients. * Participates in the care of patients receiving conscious sedation. * Carries out physician orders. * Administers prescribed medications, applies dressings, monitors vital signs. * Assists physician during procedures. * Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. * Coordinates the operating room with respect to sterility, cleanliness, availability of functioning equipment and supplies. * Ensures the proper handling of specimens. * Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care. * Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Required Job Qualifications include: * Current licensure as an RN. * Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider. * Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.
Title: Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room
Location: Texas-Conroe-Conroe Regional Medical Center - Conroe
Requisition ID: 06437-55305