Registered Nurse – RNFA – OR

Location
Lewes, Delaware
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 08, 2018
Closes
Mar 08, 2018
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent

Registered Nurse – RNFA – OR

Location: Position located in Lewes, DE, Hospital-Main Campus

Work Status: Full Time

RICH IN HISTORY, FOCUSED ON THE PRESENT, WITH AN EYE TO THE FUTURE!

Beebe Healthcare has become the premier healthcare facility in Sussex County, serving a thriving beach and vacation resort area and a growing year-round population. Beebe Healthcare offers you a unique opportunity to not only love what you do, but love where you live and work! Located in beautiful historic Lewes, Delaware, near Rehoboth Beach, Beebe Healthcare offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services. 

Summary:
This individual is a clinically competent, registered, professional nurse who has demonstrated expertise in the perioperative field. He/she effectively delivers perioperative care to the surgical patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.

Responsibilities:
Demonstrates competency in performance of scrub/surgical routines and aseptic technique--utilizes proper scrub, gown and gloving technique for self, surgeon, and assistant; ongoing monitoring of asepsis in all roles--scrub, circulator, and assistant; anticipates needs of surgeon; consistently recognizes sequence of procedures in all roles--scrub, circulator, and assistant; passes instruments correctly; appropriate review and preparation for assigned procedures.

Understands and utilizes established guidelines for operation of autoclaves and steris units--performs daily A-Test/Biological tests as required; performs proper care, handling, and assembly of instruments for processing; ensures complete/thorough documentation of all flash and steris cycles as per protocol. Accepts personal accountability for proper handling, judicious use, and optimum care of all department supply, instrument, and equipment inventory.

Utilizes the nursing process throughout the perioperative setting per patient assessment--collecting, interpreting, recording, and communicating pertinent data relevant to patient care in surgery; care planning--utilization of collected data to plan appropriately for intraoperative nursing care; implementing--provides direct patient care to meet physical and psychological needs; evaluating care--continuously evaluates patient response to nursing intervention and modifies care plan to achieve desired outcome. Demonstrates and conveys theoretical knowledge and skills related to perioperative nursing care--understands the "why" concept as well as the "how" process.

Thorough/Accurate/Complete documentation of intraoperative patient care.Understands / Demonstrates / Conveys knowledge related to proper intraoperative patient positioning--universal skin care precautions; prevention of nerve damage; prevention of pressure related skin breakdown. Assists with completion and accuracy of surgical sponge, sharps/miscellaneous items, and instrument counts as per established policies and guidelines.

Assists with maintenance of up-to-date preference sheets in conjunction with Resource RNs and department Nurse Managers. Effectively demonstrates critical thinking, prioritization of duties, and time management skills throughout the perioperative arena. Maintains accuracy with patient charge process, cost efficient usage of case supplies, and ensures all pertinent data is provided to post case data personnel to facilitate a time efficient billing process. Strives to ensure efficiency in turn around time between procedures--readily available; communication with OR Desk/Charge RN and/or department Nurse Manager; gross cleaning of body fluid spills to confine contamination throughout the procedure; prioritization of case completion process; assists with room clean up tasks as necessary; prioritizes case set up process toward maximum efficiency.

Initiate appropriate intraoperative behaviors unique to first assisting: provide hemostasis to reduce potential for fluid volume deficit by clamping and/or legating vessels using ESU, direct pressure, applying chemical agents that promote coagulation and other means as directed by the surgeon; provide exposure of the operative site through appropriate use of retractors, other instruments, and through suctioning and sponging; use surgical instruments skillfully in ways consistent with their design and purpose as directed by the surgeon. Accreditation/Regulatory Compliance

Credentials:
Essential:

* RN - Registered Nurse
* BLS - Basic Life Saving certification
Nonessential:
* CNOR - Certified Nursing - OR

Competencies and skills:
Essential:

* Experience In Hospital Or Acute Care Setting
* Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal
* Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members
* Able To Withstand Crisis Situations
* Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors
* Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records

Education:
Essential:

* RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program

Our employees play a pivotal role in our continued success.  Attracting and retaining the best healthcare professionals is Beebe Healthcare's top priority. We offer an excellent patient-focused environment, exciting career opportunities, and leading-edge technology with supportive, progressive leadership. Joining Beebe Healthcare means joining an exciting healthcare team that is deeply committed to the community.  Join us to take advantage of our excellent benefits and compensation package.

Please visit our website to apply online, and for more information and detailed job descriptions. www.beebehealthcare.org

Phone: 302-645-3336
424 Savannah Road, Lewes, DE 19958
EOE

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