Job Detail
Position: Operating Room RN Category: Healthcare
City: State : PA
Branch Name: Healthcare PA Dress Code:
Branch Phone: ( ) - Job ID: 44479
Pay Information: Order Type: TE
Description
RN – Operating Room

Location: Philadelphia, PA

Shifts Needed:

We are looking for a candidate who is experienced as an Operating Room RN. The position is at a very reputable Hospital in Philadelphia. Training and orientation will be provided. We offer very competitive pay based on experience along with benefits. If you or someone you know might be interested please apply.

Responsibilities:
• Follows Nursing Process to deliver care: assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation
• Synthesizes patient assessment data and recognizes complex situations prior to communicating with care team.
• Collaborates with family, team members and other caregivers to initiate/update plan of care, patient/family education and discharge needs.
• Manages care of complex patients utilizing proper prioritization and delegation to appropriate staff.
• Identifies expected outcomes and revises plan of care when unexpected outcomes arise and begins to use full range of communication as a means of conveying plan.
• Documentation reflects ongoing evaluation and effectiveness of patient care utilizing current hospital standards, policies and procedures.
• Provides care that meets professional standards of practice and meets regulatory requirements.

• Professionalism/Leadership
• Role models appearance and behaviors that promote a positive image of nursing
• Interacts with parents/patients and colleagues with respect and dignity.
• Spends the “extra time” with families listening for avenues to improve on the ideal patient experience.
• Understands the impact of arriving to work on time and is ready to start the shift and predicts challenges and obstacles.
• Provides an accurate patient status report to members of the team that reflect nursing interventions and patient outcomes.
• Actively participates in patient care rounds and can make recommendations to the plan of care.
• Chairs and/or participates in unit PPM council and may participate in departmental PPM council.


• Research
• Reads nursing articles, analyzes information and initiates staff discussion(s).
• Assists with data collection in research studies being conducted in work area.
• Participates in efforts to apply research findings to clinical practice.
• Can frame a basic research question.

• Learning
• Able to identify own learning needs. Seeks out opportunities to meet needs and attends all required programs.
• Applies education and training from internal in-services to daily work to enhance personal nursing knowledge and skills.
• Attends education programs related to patient population.
• Utilizes patient education materials relevant to patient population.
• Demonstrates health care informatics competency in order to manage patient care, outcome data and current and emerging health care technology, which includes:
• Basic computer competency, including the effective use of patient care devices, computers, computer software programs such as e-mail and word processing programs, and shared network file space.
• Information literacy, including the effective use of the intranet and internet to find electronic resources for patient care, nursing practice and evidence-based decision-making;
• Information management skills, including the effective use of the electronic health record and clinical information systems, the ability to collect clinical data using quality tools and the ability to discuss, evaluate and analyze outcome data presented in charts and tables.

• Resource Management
• Participates in promoting quality, efficient and cost effective care.
• Monitors own usage of supplies and equipment/identify opportunities for improvement and makes recommendations.
• Manages own time to accomplish direct/indirect care in a cost efficient manner.

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