Registered Nurse - Upper Bucks (OR Fellowship - FT) $15,000 Sign On Bonus!
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: January 15, 2022
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
The Perioperative Registered Nurse (R.N.) delivers nursing care for
perioperative patients across their life span, and through the
nursing process develops, implements, and evaluate a nursing plan
of care. Works cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other
patient-team personnel to maintain standards of professional
nursing practice. These nursing functions of the R.N. are carried
out according to the Pennsylvania Nurse Practice Act, hospital
Policy, the hospital Mission Statement, and the Philosophy of the
Department of Nursing.
The intent of this job description is to provide a summary of the
major duties and responsibilities of this position and shall not be
considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements
that may be inherent in the position. Demonstrates the ability to
perform the essential functions of the RN.
Demonstrates competency in the assessment, range of treatment,
knowledge of growth and development and communication appropriate
to the age of the patient treated.
Provides and maintains a safe environment for the perioperative
patient as addressed in the Hospital Policy and Procedure Manuals
and in AORN Standards and Recommended Practices.
Demonstrates proficiency in aseptic technique.
Identifies needed supplies and equipment to prepare OR Suite for
patient care. Inspect OR Suite to determine if it is clean and
equipment is in readiness for the case.
Determines that the consent is on the chart and indicates the
correct procedure. Determines that the patient is properly
Initiates and maintains correct sponge, needle and instrument
counts as identified in the OR Policy and Procedure Manual.
Identifies and prepares the incision site according to established
Anticipates and fulfills the needs of the surgical team.
Identifies, labels and sends specimens to pathology per established
Functions as a circulating nurse as it relates to opening sterile
supplies, maintain counts, implementing surgical asepsis, safety
precautions and cost effectiveness.
Functions as a scrub nurse as it relates to scrubbing, gowning,
gloving, preparing instruments and suture and implementing surgical
asepsis, safety precautions and cost -effectiveness.
Remains at the patient's side and assists the Anesthesiologist/CRNA
as required during induction and emergence from anesthesia.
Coordinates a smooth transition from intraoperative area to the
Demonstrates flexibility to unit needs in relation to patient
assignments, shift assignment work schedule and on-call
Shares information obtained through educational programs at unit
meetings and/or scheduled in-services with co-workers.
Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled with the
Network/Entity as well as the proper release of information.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding issues of
employee, patient and environmental safety and follows appropriate
Demonstrates/models the Network's Service Excellence Standards of
Performance in interactions with all customers (internal and
Demonstrates Performance Improvement in the following areas as
appropriate: Clinical Care/Outcomes, Customer/Service Improvement,
Operational System/Process, and Safety.
Demonstrates financial responsibility and accountability through
the effective and efficient use of resources in daily procedures,
processes and practices.
Complies with Network and departmental policies regarding
attendance and dress code.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
-current home address. -Be sure to -include -employment history for
-the past seven (7) years, including your present employer. -
Additionally, you are -encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
-licenses, if applicable. -It is highly recommended that you create
a profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
-Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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