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ASC OR Circulator Nurse (PRN)

ASC OR Circulator Nurse (PRN)

Job ID 
2017-1261
Job Locations 
US-TX-Frisco
Category 
Healthcare & Medical
Type 
PRN

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Overview

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established and growing multidisciplinary integrated healthcare organization expanding throughout Texas and Florida with our corporate headquarters in Tampa, FL. We specialize in pain management, and offer outstanding care at our pharmacies, laboratories, clinics and surgery centers. Through cutting edge approaches such as pharmacogenomics, regenerative medicine, and intraoperative neuromonitoring, we are able to offer our patients the best care no matter what their condition may be.

 

The OR Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for providing outstanding patient care through nursing; being diligent in upholding the highest standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. This PRN Registered Nurse will be a valued member of our team, ensuring that we always have a qualified nurse available that we can trust to provide high-quality care when required.

Responsibilities

  • Typical Responsibilities

    • Conduct care with empathy at the heart of every interaction; Empathy is one of PPOA’s core values
    • Perform initial pre-op assessment and formulates appropriate plan of care for a positive patient outcome
    • Provide competent care in circulating cases and efficiently providing equipment/supplies based on patients’ need
    • Effectively maintains sterile field by practicing aseptic techniques
    • Accurately documents patient health records
    • Provides high quality care while using resources efficiently
    • Communicate appropriate data to the physician and other patient care team members
    • Interpret and implement physician’s orders; perform treatments according to accepted standards and policies; evaluate and document effectiveness of treatments
    • Anticipate potential patient problems and take the necessary precautions to minimize those problems to ensure patient safety in OR and ASC
    • Identify and report unsafe practice and/or procedures to promote compliance
    • Interact professionally and courteously with physicians, patients, patient’s families, visitors, members of the public and co-workers.
    • Attend and participate in staff meetings, read and return all monthly staff meeting minutes in a timely manner
    • Encourage and promote cross training activities for professional growth and in order to contribute to the overall function of the Center
    • Demonstrate knowledge and skill requirements regarding his/her role in the Safety Management Program (Safety/Security), Infection Control, Hazardous Materials, Emergency Preparedness, Life Safety, Medical Equipment and Utility Systems, and his/her expected level of participation. Submits documentation of annual updates.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Has a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State
  • Current BCLS and ACLS certification
  • Demonstrates current, comprehensive, professional knowledge and skills in conformance with recognized nursing standards and department policies including the Patient Bill of Rights and AAAHC regulations, Standards for Nursing Care and the Nurse Practice Act.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served in the Center.
  • Effective communicator-- appreciates and respects others’ needs, opinions, and concerns.