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Operating Room RN

Operating Room RN

Job ID 
2017-1297
Job Locations 
US-TX-Hurst
Category 
Healthcare & Medical
Type 
Full-Time

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Overview

Physician Partners of America (PPOA) is an established and growing multidisciplinary integrated healthcare organization. We have multiple locations in both Texas and Florida with our corporate headquarters in Tampa, FL.

We are looking for an experienced Operating Room RN to join our Precinct Ambulatory Surgery Center team full-time in Hurst, TX. This RN is responsible for providing outstanding patient care through nursing, diligently upholding the highest standard of care for assigned patients through assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Registered Nurse shall oversee and guide employees that are under his/her supervision while working under the direction of the Director of Nursing.

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:

  • Bariatric and Spine surgical experience is a must
  • Current Texas Registered Nurse license
  • 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.

Physician Partners celebrates diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We perform background checks and pre-employment drug screens