OR Nurse (RN)

Fairfield County, CT

Department: Nurse Job Number: 5337

Title: General OR Nurse

Location: Fairfield County, CT

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Nurse

Hours: Full-time

Description: Our Client, a non-for-profit community teaching hospital in Connecticut, is seeking to hire a General OR Nurse. This registered nurse will effectively deliver perioperative care to the surgical patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation.

 Responsibilities:

  • Provide safe patient care by verifying patient identification and assuring the presence of the necessary documents, laboratory tests, consents, equipment, radiology images and implants.
  • Deliver patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation.
  • Adhere to aseptic practices to protect patients from injury, minimize wound contamination and reduce patient risk for surgical site infection.
  • Apply basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology, medical terminology, microbiology, and pharmacology for optimal surgical patient care.
  • Comply with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids, chemical disinfectants and other hazardous substances.
  • Problem-solve in relation to the procedure being performed and respond appropriately to emergencies or changes in procedure.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and anticipate surgeon?s needs when scrubbed on any surgical procedure.
  • Account for accurate sponge, sharp and instrument counts, correct medication labeling on the sterile field, and correct handling and labeling of specimens.
  • Accurately document pertinent information, observations, and all aspects of patient care in a timely manner.
  • Maintain knowledge of surgical techniques, instrumentation, equipment, and supplies necessary for procedures.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of sterilization and instrument processing.
  • Assist with the training and clinical precepting of students and new employees.

Education Requirements:

  • CNOR certification preferred
  • Current Connecticut nursing license required
  • BLS certification required

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years previous experience in either a hospital or ambulatory surgical center setting required.

Lea Tal

CEO
43 Kensico Dr, Mt. Kisco NY 10549 USA

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