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Operating Room Registered Nurse FT Harbor Heights Surgery Center

Job ID: 34645 Date posted: 09/09/2022 Location: Oxon Hill-Glassmanor, Maryland Facility: USPI
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USPI Harbor Heights Surgery Center is seeking a motivated Operating Room Registered Nurse (Full Time) to join our team. Harbor Heights Surgery Center is a fast-paced ASC environment committed to producing the highest quality work and experience for patients and their families.  

JOB SUMMARY

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide nursing care to ensure the safety of the patient during their stay in the surgical suite.

Position Duties

USPI Harbor Heights Surgery Center is seeking a motivated Operating Room Registered Nurse (Full Time) to join our team. Harbor Heights Surgery Center is a fast-paced ASC environment committed to producing the highest quality work and experience for patients and their families.    

JOB SUMMARY

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide nursing care to ensure the safety of the patient during their stay in the surgical suite.

Position Duties

  • To utilize specialized nursing knowledge and discriminative judgment while giving direct and indirect patient care.
    • Performs assessment of patient for specific nursing care needed.
    • Plans care to ensure patient safety.
    • Directs and assists in carrying out safe aseptic & sterile techniques and procedures.
    • Supervises and directs the activities of non-professional personnel as necessary.
  • To perform the tasks delegated to the “circulating” role.
    • Checks room for needed supplies and prepares room for specific patient and procedure.
    • Assist in transporting patient to O.R. and checks patient record for appropriate pre-op preparation and procedures (i.e. lab, x-ray, surgical consents).
    • Performs and/or directs appropriate surgical prep.
    • Completes documentation for O.R. records, laboratory requisitions, and patient chart including medications and physician orders.
    • Directs proper care of instruments, supplies, sterilization, and storage of equipment.
    • Supervises and assists with the proper, safe positioning of the patient.
    • Performs sponge, needle, and instrument counts and documentation.
    • Identifies, labels, and cares for all surgical specimens properly.
    • Secures emergency equipment and supplies as needed.
    • Controls the general “tone” of the operating room.
  • To perform the tasks of the “scrub” role.
    • Scrubs, gowns, and gloves members of surgical team following aseptic techniques.
    • Sets up operating room with all necessary equipment and supplies.
    • Arranges instruments according to routine for a given procedure.
    • Handles instruments correctly and checks for cleanliness and proper working condition.
    • Maintains sterile field throughout the surgical procedure.
    • Performs clean up following procedures, as well as general housekeeping duties.
    • Functions in the role of second assistant following successful skills demonstration.
  • To function efficiently as a member of surgical team.
    • Provides assistance to team members, physicians, and anesthesia personnel as needed (i.e. reliability, working relations, initiative, training needs).
    • Reviews physicians’ preference cards and updates as needed.
    • Assists in stocking, preparation, and waste management of supplies.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • To support quality activities.
    • Develop communication skills and promote departmental relationships to ensure continuity of care.
    • Participates in on-going committees and other educational programs to enhance patient care.
    • Maintains current CPR certification and any advanced life support certifications.

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QUALIFICATIONS

  • The Operating Room Staff Nurse must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and be currently licensed to practice nursing. 
  • A minimum of one-year experience in the operating room is preferred. 
  • The successful candidate must have the ability to work independently as well as function within a team;
  • Must have the ability to assess patient needs, determine priorities, plan and direct care for the surgical patient, and must possess the ability to handle stress.

USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce.  If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date.  If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law. 

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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