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Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Operating Room

Company: University of Miami
Location: Homestead
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

University of Miami is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) OR - Operating Room for a nursing job in Miami, Florida.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: OR - Operating Room
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: PermanentThe University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.The OR Department at Sylvester has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Nurse 2 (RN 2). The RN 2: Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the surgical department/patient care services as specific to the scope of service, to ensure that the unique nature of the patient is addressed. Demonstrates the ability to titrate intravenous medications according to the patient's hemodynamic status. Demonstrates the ability to care for the patient with continuous cardiac monitoring including rhythm identification, interpretation and follow through with appropriate intervention. Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic agents, techniques and actions. Demonstrates the ability to care for the population served intra op patient Demonstrates the ability to perform rapid assessment differentiating between short-and long-term needs. Verification of the operative procedure, operative site, surgeon and consents Assesses psychological status, including level of understanding, perception of surgery, and anxiety level. Verification of patient allergies, NPO status, and whether or not patient has voided Checks the current history and physical, laboratory results, the execution of perioperative orders, and results of ordered diagnostic tests. Follows procedures for surgical interventions along with preferences of surgeon Assembles necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment prior to start of case. Checks for availability and proper condition of necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment Performs sponge, needle and instrument counts according to policy and procedure Ensure safety of patients during the use of electrical equipment Preps the surgical site using aseptic technique Correctly collects and accurately labels specimens Revises physician's preference cards and communicates changes to appropriate personnel. Accurately and promptly documents unusual occurrences noted during the perioperative phase All areas in the intra-op documentation records are complete. Communicates relevant findings to Physician/ARNP/Anesthesiology/PA Assists and expedites the transfer of patients to and from the OR. Acts as a liaison between patients, caregivers and community resources. Educates interdisciplinary team, patient/family on plan of care. Serves as a direct care provider, as appropriate, to ensure outcome obtainment. Documents concise, accurate and legible according to nursing policies and procedures and nursing standards. Provides patient/family teaching using available resources and tools. Acts as consultant to clinical staff in assisting with unfamiliar procedures/treatments. Utilizes process of performance improvement. Promotes patient safety. Communicates changes in plan of care to the patient/family and the health care team members in a timely manner. Demonstrates creativity and innovation in approach to complex problem solving. Leads crisis management. Delegates' aspects of care to qualified personnel. Administers IV contrast materials. Administers and/or monitors blood and blood products following hospital policy and procedures Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing intervention and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient Delivers sedation and analgesia according to hospital policy and procedure. Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used meds: action, dose, and side effects. Observes five Rights for administering meds: right patient, right drug, right dose, right method, and right time Medication Administration as per hospital policy and procedureThis list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.Minimum Qualifications: Education:Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor's degree (BSN) preferred. RNs hired with an Associates (ASN) degree have 2 years to complete the BSN degree.Certification and Licensing:Valid Florida Registered Nurse License, BLS, ACLS, PALS certification requiredExperience: Minimum 2 years of nursing experience Recent OR/procedural nursing preferredThe University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.Performs all responsibilities/duties required by the surgical department/patient care services as specific to the scope of service, to ensure that the unique nature of the patient is addressed.Demonstrates the ability to titrate intravenous medications according to the patient's hemodynamic status.Demonstrates the ability to care for the patient with continuous cardiac monitoring including rhythm identification, interpretation and follow through with appropriate intervention.Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic agents, techniques and actions.Demonstrates the ability to care for the population served intra op patientDemonstrates the ability to perform rapid assessment differentiating between short-and long-term needs.Verification of the operative procedure, operative site, surgeon and consentsAssesses psychological status, including level of understanding, perception of surgery, and anxiety level.Verification of patient allergies, NPO status, and whether or not patient has voidedChecks the current history and physical, laboratory results, the execution of perioperative orders, and results of ordered diagnostic tests.Follows procedures for surgical interventions along with preferences of surgeonAssembles necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment prior to start of case.Checks for availability and proper condition of necessary instruments, supplies, and equipmentPerforms sponge, needle and instrument counts according to policy and procedureEnsure safety of patients during the use of electrical equipmentPreps the surgical site using aseptic techniqueCorrectly collects and accurately labels specimensRevises physician's preference cards and communicates changes to appropriate personnel.Accurately and promptly documents unusual occurrences noted during the perioperative phaseAll areas in the intra-op documentation records are complete.Communicates relevant findings to Physician/ARNP/Anesthesiology/PA Assists and expedites the transfer of patients to and from the OR.Acts as a liaison between patients, caregivers and community resources.Educates interdisciplinary team, patient/family on plan of care.Serves as a direct care provider, as appropriate, to ensure outcome obtainment.Documents concise, accurate and legible according to nursing policies and procedures and nursing standards.Provides patient/family teaching using available resources and tools.Acts as consultant to clinical staff in assisting with unfamiliar procedures/treatments.Utilizes process of performance improvement.Promotes patient safety. Communicates changes in plan of care to the patient/family and the health care team members in a timely manner. Demonstrates creativity and innovation in approach to complex problem solving. Leads crisis management. Delegates' aspects of care to qualified personnel. Administers IV contrast materials. Administers and/or monitors blood and blood products following hospital policy and procedures Demonstrates the skills and judgment necessary to implement medical plan of care, nursing intervention and procedures as necessary for the care of the patient Delivers sedation and analgesia according to hospital policy and procedure. Demonstrates knowledge of commonly used meds: action, dose, and side effects. Observes five Rights for administering meds: right patient, right drug, right dose, right method, and right time Medication Administration as per hospital policy and procedureThis list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.Minimum Qualifications: Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, Bachelor's degree (BSN) preferred. RNs hired with an AssociatUniversity of Miami Job ID #R100052920. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 40 hours per week (subject to confirmation).About University of MiamiThe University of Miami is considered among the top tier institutions of higher education in the U.S. for its academic excellence, superior medical care, and cutting-edge research. At the U, we are committed to attracting a talented workforce to support our common mission of transforming lives through teaching, research, and service. Through our values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity and Teamwork (DIRECCT) we strive to create an environment where everyone contributes in making the University a great place to work. We are one of the largest private employers in Miami-Dade County; home to more than 16,000 faculty and staff from all over the world.Benefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • 403b retirement plan
    • Sick pay
    • Wellness and fitness programs
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • Continuing Education
    • Sign-On bonus

Keywords: University of Miami, Homestead , Registered Nurse (RN) - OR - Operating Room, Healthcare , Homestead, Florida

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