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Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room PRN

Company: Raulerson Hospital - Okeechobee
Location: Okeechobee
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Job Description:

Description
SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Registered Nurse, Operating Room
PRN (.001 FTE), Days (Position has "Call")
Raulerson Hospital
Okeechobee, FL

Facility Description:
Since 1979 Raulerson Hospital has been providing the rural community of Okeechobee with quality healthcare and a personal touch. As the sole hospital provider in Okeechobee County, Raulerson Hospital is a 100-bed acute care facility offering a wide range of inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services. Raulerson is licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) as a Primary Stroke Center and provides comprehensive multi-modality diagnostic services accredited by the American College of Radiology. Raulersons surgical services include minimally invasive procedures, which can result in shorter hospital stays and a faster recovery.
Raulerson Hospital is a unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, located in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. We are always seeking dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family. Many nursing students, who spend time with Raulerson Hospital during their clinical rotations, choose to join us upon their graduation because they enjoy the friendly, helpful atmosphere amongst our staff and patients. We invite you to learn more about us and our community.
Position Description:
4 Surgical Suites
Most Common OR Procedure: General, Ortho and GYN
Hours, Day Work: 8 Hour Shifts (M F) Call is required (30 Minute Response Time)
Experience Desired: OR Experience - scrub & circulate
Characteristics of Candidates best suited for this unit: Team player, multi-task, Flexible 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

FL RN Licensure, or
Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
Current BLS Certification (American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
ACLS Certification preferred (American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred.
RN Operating Room RN experience preferred
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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Keywords: Raulerson Hospital - Okeechobee, Palm Bay , Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room PRN, Other , Okeechobee, Florida

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