Kalispell

  • RN - OR at Flathead Valley Orthopedic ASC & Polson Health Outpatient Center

    Job Locations US-MT-Kalispell
    Requisition ID
    2018-4377
    Category
    Nursing - Clinic
    Pay Period Status
    80
    Shift
    Days
    Schedule
    Mon-Fri hours vary based on Surgery Schedule. No weekends, No holidays, No call. Floating between Kalispell and Polson ASC
  • Overview

    The Registered Nurse – OR provides professional nursing care while in the OR and coordinates care with other disciplines.  Performs assessment of the individual patient and procedure, anticipates the needs of the surgical team and provides services, while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment.

    Responsibilities

    1. *Performs and documents a pre-procedure assessment on admission to the pre-operative holding area according to AORN Standards. Utilizes all available sources of information and incorporates the patient’s perception of illness.
    2. *Develops an individualized plan of care for each surgical patient and updates the plan throughout the operative procedure as appropriate. Continually assesses and documents intra-operative patient condition.
    3. *Consistently maintains a sterile field and identifies safety issues concerning the patient and staff.
    4. *Utilizes department Standard of Care and individualizes care provided on an on-going basis.
    5. *Demonstrates a commitment to professionalism while undertaking and completing all department competencies and advanced primary certifications.
    6. *Completes and provides to OR Supervisor any competency post-tests. Annual department competencies may include:
      • Malignant Hyperthermia
      • SDS
      • Fire safety in the OR
      • Crash Cart/Defibrillator Set-up
    7. *Completes all documentation regarding all charges and implant/explant information appropriately; provides documentation for inclusion in the permanent patient record.
    8. *Delivers all medications to the patient and to the operative field in accordance with OR policy and procedure. Coordinates with surgeons the types, concentrations, and doses of medications introduced to the sterile field. 

    Qualifications

    1. Current Montana RN License required.
    2. BSN degree preferred.
    3. Current HCP CPR certification required.
    4. Minimum of two (2) years OR experience preferred. PACU experience preferred.
    5. CNOR preferred
    6. Current ACLS and PALS Certification preferred, or must successfully obtain within six (6) months of hire.

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