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Ambulatory Surgical Center - Operating Room Registered Nurse (FT), Days

Company: Dartmouth-Hitchcock
Location: Manchester
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Full-time, 40 hours, 5 days/week, 8 hour shifts Purpose: The ASC Operating Room RN is directly responsible for performing the roles and responsibilities of the circulating and/or scrub nurse in the operating room. The RN will provide direct patient care in accordance with ASC policies and AORN standards. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining a safe surgical environment; fiscal stewardship of supplies, materials and resources; continuing education for self and new employees; active involvement in quality and process improvement activities. The OR RN in the ASC is part of a team environment. Responsibilities: Practices consistently with applicable state nursing practice regulations, applicable ASC policies and procedures, and the ANA Code of Ethics. * Ensures proper equipment is available and ready for surgical cases. * Ensures safety measures including time out process, safe patient positioning, required surgical documentation, and surgical count process are appropriately performed. * Assists anesthesia and surgeon with needs of the patient. * Identifies opportunities for improved OR efficiencies. * Communicates with colleagues professionally, with commitment to maintaining a respectful workplace culture and a safe learning environment. * Complies with policies, procedures, and area-specific expectations related to maintaining a safe environment of care. Initiates reporting or action when needed to address safety concerns. * Complies with policies, procedures and area-specific expectations related to: * medication safety * patient identification and specimen labeling activities * documentation of patient information and patient care activities * dependability, attendance, and scheduling * Participates in staff meetings, required learning, attestation, competency, and training activities according to area-specific and organizational expectations. Independently monitors email and other communications as necessary to meet these expectations. Performs other duties as required or assigned. Minimum Qualifications: ---Graduate from an accredited Nursing Program required. ---Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred with at least 1 year of experience in an ASC. ---Associate Degree (ADN) prepared nurses with 2 years' experience. ---Prior ASC or OR experience a must. Required Licensure/Certification Skills: ---Licensed Registered Nurse in New Hampshire required. ---Basic Life Support (BLS) Certificate required ---CNOR Certification Preferred

Keywords: Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Manchester , Ambulatory Surgical Center - Operating Room Registered Nurse (FT), Days, Healthcare , Manchester, New Hampshire

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