RN OR Circulator FT Days
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: October 13, 2019
Fountain Valley Regional Hospital is proud of the full range of
quality services we provide. Since 1971, we have dedicated our
efforts to meet and serve the medical needs of our growing
community. We were the first hospital in Orange County to offer
residents an accredited
Chest Pain Center and a Thrombectomy Receiving Center certified by
The Joint Commission. We are one of only two certified Pediatric
ICUs in Orange County and the only hospital in Fountain Valley and
Huntington Beach with a Level III Neonatal ICU. We?re proud of the
efforts of our physicians, nurses and staff who strive to provide
you with the best care possible.
We offer competitive salaries and benefits including a matching
401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous
tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select
Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates care for all age patients
in operating room. Provides care within nursing standards of
practice and the policies of the Center. Makes decisions regarding
direct patient care needs and communicates appropriate information
to physicians, patients, family members, and personnel in other
departments as well as team members. May have additional
responsibilities as designated by the Nurse Manager of the
Operating Room and/or Director of Nursing, which include, but are
not limited to, serving on committees, participating in quality
improvement audits and projects.
1. Preoperatively conducts a physical and psychosocial assessment
on each patient.
2. Develop an individualized perioperative plan of care.
3. Implement the plan of care using the following
a. Protect patient from injury caused by chemical, electrical,
laser, positioning, thermal sources, and extraneous objects.
b. Perform count procedures to protect patient from unintended
retained foreign objects.
c. Perform interventions necessary to ensure patient?s procedure is
performed on the correct site, side, and level.
d. Manage patient?s specimen(s) in the appropriate manner.
e. Communicate patient?s current status throughout the continuum of
f. Administer medication(s) appropriately.
g. Perform interventions to maintain patient's wound and tissue
perfusion at or above baseline levels.
h. Perform interventions to maintain the status of the patient?s
genitourinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine,
respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological systems, and fluid,
electrolyte, and acid-base balances at or above baseline
i. Perform interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to
normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative
j. Perform interventions to protect patient from infection.
k. Assess knowledge level of patient or designated support person
and provide education regarding the expected psychosocial response,
nutritional management, medication management, pain management,
wound management, and expected responses to the operative or
l. Actively involve patient or designated support person in
decisions affecting his or her perioperative plan of care and the
m. Provide culturally competent, age-appropriate, ethical care
within legal standards of practice.
4. Transfer care as appropriate.
5. Delegate tasks as appropriate according to the state Nurse
Practice Act and job descriptions.
6. Documents nursing care in the appropriate system.
7. Participate in quality review and performance improvement
8. Maintain required competencies.
9. All other duties as assigned.
1. Bachelor?s degree in Nursing from an approved school of nursing.
Associate?s degree in Nursing will be considered if applicant is
currently enrolled in a BSN program
2. Currently licensed in the state of California or the ability to
obtain license before start date
3. CPR, ACLS, PALS
4. One (1) or more years of experience intra-operative setting
1. Master?s degree
The hospital, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to combine
any of the above required experiences, or to consider applicants
other work related experience in order to meet the above mentioned
Job: Surgical ServicesPrimary Location: Fountain Valley,
CaliforniaFacility: Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical
CenterJob Type: Full-timeShift Type: Days
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