Job Description Summary"The Operating Room RN administers intra-operative care to patients within the surgical/operating room environment. Care is provided in collaboration with anesthesia, surgeons and other staff members. Under the supervision of the OR Supervisor/Manager/Director, the OR RN:
• Integrates physiologic, medical, surgical, and anesthetic information to give appropriate patient care.
• Utilizes the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, delegate, supervise and document care.
• Effectively communicates pertinent patient/family information to health care team. Participates in finding solutions for variances from patient goals and ensures implementation of solutions.
• Cares for surgical patients of all ages and all levels of acuity.
• Coordinates care of patients groups with multi-system needs.
• Provides leadership in the coordination and delivery of quality compassionate patient care.
EntityMedical University Hospital Authority (MUHA)
Cost CenterCC003609 FLO - OR (FMC)
Pay Rate TypeHourly
Scheduled Weekly Hours8
Job DescriptionProvides nursing care to patients using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation). Directs and leads other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with nursing standards of care and practice. Provide patient/family centered care using the nursing process and focusing on the physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious, and environmental needs. This includes providing for the assessment, development of nursing diagnoses, outcome identification, planning, implementation of interventions, coordination of care, health teaching and promotion and evaluation of goals and interventions consistent with the policies of MUSC. Maintains a safe, therapeutic, and healing environment through ensuring patient privacy and responsive, respectful, accepting, and professional behavior. Demonstrates the ability to function in a professional setting through active participation in a professional practice model. This includes participating in shared governance, adherence to standards of care, participation in peer review and professional development promoting leadership and clinical excellence, effective team skills, autonomous practice and acknowledgment of accountability for actions and critical thinking. Coordinates the effective and efficient delivery of patient care services through the application of care management principles. Identifies clinical priorities and initiates action to improve patient outcomes. Demonstrates ability to function in a professional practice model through active participation in shared governance, promotion of a healthy work environment and acceptance of personal responsibility for professional growth.
Additional Job Description
Education: Graduate of a School of Professional Nursing
Experience: Previous experience preferred
Licenses/Certificates: License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of South Carolina
Current BLS certification
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