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OR Nurse

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Job Information
Company: Ruby Recruiting
Job Type Name: Nursing Jobs
Date Updated: 2014-04-08
Job Title: OR Nurse
Job Description: ***possible sign-on***

SUMMARY:
- 12 operating rooms + 1 minor procedure room
- Approx 1100 surgery’s a month
- Average census 30-40 cases/day
- Case types: All but transplants and burns
- Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence
- Ranked the #5 hospital in the Denver metro area in U.S. News Media & World Report's 2011-12 Best Hospital Rankings
- Level II Trauma Center
- Level IIIa NICU
- State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower






The Operating Room RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
• Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient before, during and after a surgical procedure.
• Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing surgical procedures.
• Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.
• Participates in the care of patients receiving conscious sedation.
• Carries out physician orders.
• Administers prescribed medications, applies dressings, monitors vital signs.
• Assists physician during procedures.
• Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
• Coordinates the operating room with respect to sterility, cleanliness, availability of functioning equipment and supplies.
• Ensures the proper handling of specimens.
• Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
• Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
• Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
• Orients and mentors new staff members.
• Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

Required Job Qualifications include:
• Current CO licensure as an RN.
• Current OR experience required ( minimum 2 yrs).
• Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.
• Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.
• Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
• Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

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City: Aurora
State: Colorado
Job Details
Degree Required: RN
Position Type: Permanent
Experience Required: 0-2 Years
Specialty: Operating Room/Ambulatory Care/MedSurg Jobs
Accept Visa Candidates: No
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