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Reporting to the Clinical Unit Supervisor of Perioperative Nursing, the Operating Room RN has 8-hour accountability for organizing, planning, directing, coordinating, and providing high quality, individualized patient/family centered care. The employee shall support Tufts Medical Center strategic plan and the goals and direction of the quality and performance improvement process activities. This Hospital is an academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center providing complex surgical care to patients throughout the lifespan. This Hospital has 23 operating rooms, supporting more than 14,000 adult and pediatric surgical cases annually. This hospital has an unmatched community feel while working in a Level 1 trauma center. They value their employees and hard work, each and every day! Qualifications/Experience - Minimum of one to two years of Surgical Services (operating room) clinical nursing experience - Current MA Nursing license - CNOR preferred Special Skills/Knowledge - Basic computer skills - Electronic Medical Record experience preferred - Current BLS or ACLS Education - Bachelor of Sciences degree in nursing preferred - Associates in nursing required Duties and Responsibilities - Demonstrates the use of nursing process as a problem solving model; utilizing their knowledge and experience to anticipate and plan to meet patient and family needs. - Nursing assessment is focused to target areas most productive for a given patient population or situation. Recognizes subtle changes in clinical situation; evaluates and appropriately alters the plan of care. Is accountable for prioritizing and organizing patient care and ensuring follow through with planned care. - Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and needs of the patients served on the assigned unit. Consistently applies current literature/research findings and critical thinking skills to make sound clinical decisions. - Demonstrates the Hospital's Patient Satisfaction effort when interacting with patients, families, and co-workers. - The nurse develops and maintains a therapeutic nurse/patient relationship throughout the health care continuum. Respect for patient’s rights is an integral part of the nurse/patient relationship as reflected in our values and mission. Conducts hourly rounding on patients. - The nurse communicates utilizing the SBAR in all hand-off situations. - Anticipates variables affecting patient comfort and alters physical and psychosocial interventions accordingly, using a variety of modalities. Assists patient/family to maximize sense of control and actively participate in his/her recovery. - Demonstrates commitment to meeting the learning needs of patients and families. Utilizes appropriate resources to meet those needs and achieve positive patient outcomes. - Works with Care Managers during the patient’s stay and takes a proactive role in coordinating interdisciplinary discharge planning for a specific patient population. - Reviews all orders on patients and communicates changes in patient condition with physician and other team members. - Contacts the physician promptly with significant changes in patient's condition, collaborates professionally for required orders and follows-up with revised care. - Evaluates the effectiveness of nursing interventions and documents outcomes in the IPOC. - Utilizes patient classification system according to standards - Demonstrates ability to plan, supervise, instruct and evaluate ancillary nursing personnel, floats, orientees and registry staff. Ensures that an evaluation is completed each shift for registry/floats. - Participates in the implementation of the unit specific Quality and Performance Improvement Plan, completes monitoring forms and reports findings to the Charge Nurse and Director of Perioperative Services.
Jul 01, 2019