Registered Nurse RN
Company: MyMichigan Health
Posted on: January 23, 2023
- Up to $30,000 sign on bonuses available!
- Medical, dental, vision, and insurance as well as 403B with
employer match available!
- New competitive wages!
This position is responsible for assessing the needs of each
patient before and during a surgical procedure, and maintains
patient safety. The RN outlines individual care plans, implements,
evaluates and documents care of patient during surgical procedures.
Provides leadership to the OR team. Communicates with the patient
and family, OR team, supervisor, manager and ancillary departments.
Participates in staff development through preceptorship and
Essential Job Responsibilities as an Operating Room Nurse at
(40%)* Assesses the needs of the surgical patient and develops a
plan of care specific for that patient. Implements and evaluates
the plan of care during the procedure, and makes necessary
adjustments keeping patient safety a priority.
(30%)* Supervises activity in the room. Anticipates and coordinates
any schedule changes for the room. Assembles equipment and
supplies. Assists anesthesia as necessary. Monitors sterile
(20%)* Communicates with patient, family, physician, OR team,
supervisor/manager, and ancillary departments.
(10%)* Participates in staff development by attending in-services,
educational meetings, staff meetings, and other meetings/seminars
for educational opportunity along with leadership and growth
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING AND SKILLS:
- Associates Degree required, Bachelors Degree preferred.
- Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Michigan
- Basic Life Support required within 90 days of hire or transfer
- One year nursing experience or peri operative experience.
- Leadership skills needed to effectively direct a group.
- Interpersonal skills needed to communicate successfully with
individuals and groups and interact with people at all levels to
communicate ideas and concepts in a clear and understandable
- Two years of nursing experience either in the critical units or
emergency department preferred.
- Certified Surgical Tech (CST) with RN license or first
assistant with RN license preferred.
- MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization and
employees need to demonstrate competency in Microsoft Windows.
- An employee may be required to participate in further learning
opportunities offered by MyMichigan Health.
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Demonstrates a positive, courteous and helpful attitude toward the
patient, visitors, physicians and co-workers.
Demonstrates ability to fill varying roles as necessary.
Demonstrates the ability to interpret information and reports
pertinent data to the physician, including pertinent clinical
Assess learning needs of the patient considering readiness,
ability, preferences, and cultural / spiritual variables.
Provide education to meet the individual patient needs and ability
Develops and maintains good working rapport with interdisciplinary
personnel to meet the needs of each patient.
Possesses a thorough knowledge of normal pre-operative,
intra-operative and post-operative routine.
Able to recognize deficiencies in routine and correct.
Demonstrates a good basic knowledge of anesthetic agents and their
Possesses thorough knowledge of individual physician
Demonstrates appropriate communication and assessment skills with
both family and patient.
Seeks assistance of necessary support services to guarantee
appropriate home care.
Completes appropriate charting and documentation according to
policy, standards, and procedures.
Fulfills on-call responsibilities and extra shift coverage as
Demonstrates assessment of pain, promotes comfort through required
intervention, and documents accordingly.
Demonstrates the ability to organize and prioritize.
Demonstrates effective leadership skills when in the operative
suite daily with other operating team members and maintains good
Demonstrates a general ability to manage assignments and perform
routine duties in the department. Instructs other team members when
appropriate, explaining goals and rationale for individualized
care. Implements clinical and technical aspects of care in
accordance with established policies and procedures.
Demonstrates understanding of clinical pathways and utilizes
Remains calm and efficient when working in stressful
Documents in an accurate, clear, and concise way and includes
pertinent clinical data.
Shares information and reports significant changes and/or abnormal
findings to appropriate team members and physician.
Participates in regulatory surveys.
Participates in the performance improvement activities.
Assists with orientation and ongoing competencies.
Provides a safe and secure environment for patient care.
Attend and participate in professional association activities and
programs to assure being current on regulations, guidelines, and
Remains current on new developments by reading professional
journals, and attending seminars.
Demonstrates understanding of role in emergency preparedness
Other duties as assigned.
PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS AND TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
Exposure to stressful situations, including those involving public
contact, as well as, trauma, grief and death.
Able to wear personal protective equipment that includes latex
materials or appropriate substitute if required for your
Is able to move freely about facility with or without an assisted
device and must be able to perform the functions of the job as
outlined in the job description.
Overall vision and hearing is necessary with or without assisted
Frequently required to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time.
May require frequent postural changes such as stooping, kneeling or
Some exposure to blood-borne pathogens and other potentially
Must follow MyMichigan Health blood-borne pathogen and TB testing
Ability to handle multiple tasks, get along with others, work
independently, regular and predictable attendance and ability to
Overall dexterity is required including handling, reaching,
grasping, fingering and feeling. May require repetition of these
movements on a regular to frequent basis.
Physical Demand Level: Medium.
Must be able to occasionally (0-33% of the workday) lift or carry
21-50 lbs., frequently 34-66% of the workday 20 lbs. and or
Walk/Stand/Push/Pull of Arm/Leg controls and constantly (67-100% or
the workday) 10 lbs.
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