Physician Partners of America

  • Operating Room Nurse

    Job Locations US-FL-Tampa
    Job ID
    2018-1650
    Category
    Healthcare & Medical
    Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    OR Registered Nurse (Full-Time)

     

    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 also 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.

     

    PPOA is seeking an experienced full-time Operating Room Circulator Registered Nurse to join our Ambulatory Surgical Center located in Tampa, FL. The OR Circulator 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.

    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’ needs
    • 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 FL
    • Current BCLS certification
    • Current ACLS certification preferred or basic EKG or Arrhythmia identification 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
    • Demonstrates knowledge and compliance of Patient Rights, including patient confidentiality. Respects patient privacy
    • 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

    PPOA celebrates and supports diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. PPOA performs criminal background checks and pre-employment drug screens.

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