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Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room- Ambulatory Surgery

Company: Geisinger
Location: Spring Glen
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room- Ambulatory Surgery
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Job Category: RN - Registered Nurse, Nursing and Nursing Support
Schedule: Days
Work Type: Full time
Department: Outpatient Surgery Team
Date Posted: 06/17/2022
Job ID: R-33621
Job SummaryProvides care to patients undergoing surgery by assisting with patient preparation and by circulating for various surgical procedures.
Job Duties

  • Coordinates room schedule and arrival of the patient in the Surgical Suite.
  • Communicates with family representatives to allay concerns.
  • Directs and coordinates nursing activities within assigned operating room.
  • Supervises and assists operative teams in aseptic technique.
  • Follows surgical procedures to anticipate needs of surgeon.
  • Observes, interprets, documents and reports signs indicative of changes in patient's condition when patient receives local anesthesia.
  • Supervises ancillary personnel.
  • Maintains compliance with safety and preventative maintenance activities for all medicine and technical advanced equipment to minimize failures and unsafe conditions.
  • Cleans, sterilizes and prepares instruments, as needed, according to established protocols to ensure required levels of asepsis and availability.
  • Provide for accurate care and handling of specimens and cultures.
  • Assures proper handling of contaminated material.
  • Counts sponges, needles and instruments, per policy.
  • Assists in the cleaning and preparation of the OR between procedures.
  • Actively participates in the development and maintenance of an effective quality improvement program.
  • Safeguards patient from dangers and hazards.
  • Operates sterilizers as necessary.
  • Maintains compliance with the system policies and procedures, all nursing standards of care and practice, to include all regulatory agency requirementsWork is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures. The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
    Position Details
    • Hours: -Dayshift- 7a-3:30p or 8a-4:30p
    • Weekends: None
    • On-Call: None
    • Travel: -None
    • Preferred Experience: OR experience is strongly preferred****************************************************************************************At Geisinger, the caring that we provide to our patients and members also extends to you and your family. Our competitive compensation and benefits package helps you and your loved ones stay healthy, meet your financial goals and thrive professionally and personally.
      • Benefits: Geisinger offers a comprehensive suite of healthcare benefits, including medical, prescription drug, vision and dental coverage. And with our healthcare benefits, you'll also receive care from one of the top innovative healthcare systems in the country. Our suite of benefits supports you and your family in a variety of ways, including coverage for same-sex or opposite-sex spouses, domestic partners and their children and stepchildren.
      • Paid Time Off: -Our generous paid-time-off packages allow you to take the time you need to travel, rest, and care for and reconnect with friends and family. We also offer paid military and parental leave.
      • Diversity and Inclusion: -We strive to create an environment where our patients, health plan members and employees can be their most authentic selves. Join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERGs). ERGs provide opportunities for all Geisinger employees to build internal and external networks and further develop professionally. ERGs are formed around common identities but are open to all employees.
      • Tuition Assistance: Up to $5,000 tuition reimbursement: -We offer tuition reimbursement towards both undergraduate and graduate degrees.(Part time and Full Time Positions only).
      • Retirement: We contribute 5% of your salary to your retirement plan and offer auto-enrollment to make saving convenient for you.
        EducationGraduate from Specialty Training Program-Nursing (Required)
        ExperienceMinimum of 1 year-Related work experience (Preferred)
        Certification(s) and License(s)Licensed Registered Nurse (Pennsylvania) - RN_State of Pennsylvania; Basic Life Support Certification - Default Issuing Body
        Our Purpose & ValuesOUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Keywords: Geisinger, Plainfield , Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room- Ambulatory Surgery, Other , Spring Glen, New Jersey

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