RN - Operating Room (OR) - Loan Forgiveness & $25,000 Sign-on Bonus - Full Time, Days (Los Angeles)
Company: Alta Hospitals
Posted on: November 20, 2023
The Perioperative Registered Nurse uses the nursing process, to
design, coordinate, and deliver patient care that meets the
identified needs of patients having operative procedures. May act
as scrub or circulating nurse in various procedures. Demonstrates
thorough knowledge and application of aseptic techniques, and
defined practice standards for operating room and infection
prevention. Acts as a role model to nursing students, and new
nurses to the unit.
- Administers patient medications, coordinates treatments and
procedures in a safe, effective and age appropriate manner. Ensures
accurate control and accounting on the sterile field. Recognizes
critical deviations in patient conditions, taking appropriate
action and documenting intervention. Effectively utilizes surgical
preference procedure cards, making and communicating changes as
- Exercises independent judgement and decision making to control
the OR environment and maintain sterile field, privacy, body temp,
and manage potential for discomfort, injury, or risks of infection.
Verifies operative procedure site and side, with the patient's
statement and written consent, ensuring time out procedures are
followed and correcting any inconsistencies. Ensures Infection
Control procedures and HIPAA compliance.
- Empathizes with patient, expresses compassion and understanding
for the situation and demonstrates care which is appropriate for
the age, and cultural, religious, or ethnic background. Actively
engages in caring behaviors, taking conscious ownership for work
and takes deliberate/thoughtful actions regarding how to best carry
out relationships with the patient and co-workers.
- Collaborates with members of the healthcare team, physicians,
and surgeons ensuring the coordination of care between other
disciplines and support staff through different levels of care.
Delegates patient care activities to appropriate members of the
health care team, provides effective leadership and ensures that
care is safe and of high quality.
- Develops and implements a plan of care for patients that
considers patient age, cultural and religious preferences. Supports
the patients participation in planning for their care and acts as a
source of information, articulately responding to questions and
providing resources/education.Minimum Education: Graduate of
Accredited School of Nursing required. Bachelor of Science in
Nursing preferred.Minimum Experience: One (1) year of operating
room experience as Registered Nurse or completion of approved
Perioperative Services training program required. Ability to read,
write and communicate effectively in English. Ability to work
variable shifts including on-call, evenings, nights, weekend, and
holidays. Ability to maintain flexibility and composure in a
constantly changing environment. Bilingual skills to communicate
effectively with patients and families preferred.Req.
Certification/Licensure: Active, current, and unencumbered
Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of California
required. AHA Basic Life Support and AHA Advanced Cardiac Life
Support required. Hospital Fire and Life Safety Card (Los Angeles
City Employees only) required. AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support
preferred. Certified Nurse Operating Room Certification (CNOR)
preferred.Sign On Bonus Eligibility: To be eligible for the Sign On
Bonus, you must have one or more years (1+) of acute care RN
hospital experience. Current Alta Hospital employees are not
eligible and former Alta Hospital employees may not be eligible.
The Sign on Bonus Program is only available for full-time RN
positions. Bonus payments are made in increments over the course of
18 or 24 months to active employees in good standing.
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