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RN - CARDIOVASCULAR OPERATING ROOM CLINICAL NURSE II

Company: Beebe Healthcare
Location: Dover
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

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

Other information:
Cardiovascular experience is required. Must possess current hospital experience (within the past 5 years) . Must be knowledgeable regarding the nursing process and its application--assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation.

Responsibilities:
Demonstrates a thorough understanding of cardiac anatomy and physiology by accurately assessing the patient's perioperative status and selecting correct procedural supplies and equipment to provide the optimum level of care. Demonstrates competency in performance of scrub and circulating roles during cardiac 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 related to accessing all areas for the successful introduction of cardiac and perfusion lines. 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 the cardiac team leader to reflect changing preferences and elevation in procedure complexity. Effectively demonstrates critical thinking, prioritization of duties, and time management skills throughout the perioperative arena. Responds quickly and efficiently in emergent situations to expedite the highest level of patient care with minimal advanced notice or preparation. Consistently maintains awareness of patient status and responds to changes in a timely manner. 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. Successfully achieves all additional Clin Ladder II responsibilities as per BMC guidelines.

Credentials:
Essential:
* RN - Registered Nurse
* BLS - Basic Life Saving certification

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

Location: Hospital-Main Campus

Shift : 12 Hour Shifts with Call

FTE: 0.900000

Work Status: Full Time Associated topics: asn, care, intensive, psychatric, psychiatric, registed, registered nurse, staff nurse, surgery, surgical

Keywords: Beebe Healthcare, Wilmington , RN - CARDIOVASCULAR OPERATING ROOM CLINICAL NURSE II, Healthcare , Dover, Delaware

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