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Registered Nurse - Operating Room, PRN

HCA East Florida Division Type Per Diem Posted 6/20/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/21/2014
FL - Florida (All) - Plantation Referral - n/a -    
Job Description

Registered Nurse - Operating Room, PRN(Job Number: 00056-4042)

Work Location: United States-Florida-Plantation-Plantation General Hospital - Fort Lauderdale Area
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem

Description

Registered Nurse - Operating Room, PRN
Plantation General Hospital
Plantation, FL
Facility Description:
Plantation General Hospital is a full-service facility that is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been providing a range of healthcare services to residents of Plantation and Central Broward County for 45 years. Our nationally recognized centers of excellence specialize in maternity, high risk maternity, pediatrics, pediatric intensive care and Level III neonatal intensive care have earned us a distinguished reputation for quality.
Plantation General Hospital is recognized by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and as a Center of Excellence in Neonatal services, one of the only three in the nation. We deliver the very best care to our communities and the patients we serve.
Plantation General Hospital is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

Job Description:

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.

  • This PRN position is for 1 day a week or as needed.



Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications include:

  • Current licensure as an RN.
  • Current certification as a BLS req. ACLS and PALS strongly pref.
  • 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.
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