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CLINICAL NURSE - OPERATING ROOM

Las Vegas, NV

QUALIFICATIONS

Candidate must have a minimum of 12 months experience in operating room assignments. Experince must include all phases of operating room technique such as preparing operting room units, preparing patients for surgery, and assisting medical officer during surgery, and conducting instrument and equiptment sterilization procedures. Have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) by the American Heart Association. In addition to BCLS, certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required. Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) is required of RNs working in an Operating Room.  

 

TYPE OF WORK  

Candidate must be able to provide professional nursing care to patients undergoing surgery. Prepares and maintains operating room for all surgical procedures. Establishes and utilizes a checklist to monitor the physical plan of the operating room and equipment for conformity to all national standards for ensuring safety for the patient and all personnel. Assembles the type and quantity of material and special equipment needed for daily procedures and possible emergencies. Circulates for surgical procedures. Responds to surgical emergency requirements such as cardiac, pulmonary, or respiratory failure and hemorrhage. Maintains open communication lines, both intradepartmentally and interdepartmentally, to provide for total needs of the patient. Conducts preoperative and postoperative visits. Discusses operative procedures with patients and informs them of what to expect during surgery. Consults with the operating surgeon and establishes priorities of care for each patient entering the operating suite. Coordinates with other hospital units, which include recovery room, intensive equipment or supplies that will be needed for the patient returning from surgery. Directs and instructs personnel in preparing, sterilizing, and caring for operating room equipment and supplies. Maintains concise and complete records and reports. Coordinates an ongoing, in-service education program to continually update knowledge and skills of all assigned operating room nursing personnel. Provides care based upon the assessed needs of the patient in relation to the proposed procedure. Provides perioperative nursing care, for all types of patients admitted to the surgical suite for surgical intervention. Includes elective, urgent and emergency procedures on patients of all ages.

Qualified candidates please contact us at 301-650-0047 or email us at jobs@destinymgmtsvcs.com