41001_37000 Operating Room
Expected Weekly Hours:
Per Diem position, working Days.
Job Description Details:
Assesses patients' physical, emotional, spiritual, and learning needs and provides the appropriate nursing intervention.
Communicates transfer of patient responsibility and change in patient status to all appropriate personnel.
Assumes accountability for managing the delivery of patient care.
Assesses and responds appropriately in an emergency situation to prioritize and meets the patients' immediate needs and documents all interventions according to policy.
Prioritizes and organizes work assignment and constantly reevaluates based on changing situations to improve delivery of patient care.
Acts as a patient advocate and protect the patients' rights through safe and ethical practice. (Egsite and patient identification, "time out", protection of patient privacy) and documents all interventions appropriately.
Delegates work to the care team appropriately and plans delivery of care according to patient acuity and staff competencies.
Performs as preceptor when necessary.
Applies scientific principles in adhering to sterile technique (gowning, gloving, draping etc) demonstrates good scrubbing skills, handles and passes instrumentation appropriately, and can anticipate patient and surgeon needs.
Demonstrates good circulating skills, i.e. anticipates needs, selects equipment and supplies in organized manner, and consults informational resources as needed to improve delivery of care.
Takes responsibility for maintaining equipment and instrumentation in proper functional condition and maintaining proficiency with usage and promptly addresses problems in functionality and knowledge deficit with appropriate resources.
Utilizes down time constructively by demonstrating a proactive approach in supporting role for other members of the care team.
Works independently and utilizes needed personal and informational resources appropriately.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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