OR RN, On-Call - Halethorpe

Halethorpe, Maryland
Jan 19, 2024
Mar 21, 2024
Job Summary:

Provides quality patient care in accordance with nursing philosophy, approved standards, and applicable regulatory laws. Functions as a scrub or circulating nurse in all areas of surgical specialties.
Essential Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes the standard of care in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the surgical patient in the delivery of perioperative nursing care during the surgical process.

  • Directs the coordination of efforts of the OR team members in rendering perioperative nursing care while in the roll of the circulating, scrub, pre-op or recovery nurse.

  • Develops a perioperative nursing care plan on each surgical patient.

  • Ensures a safe supportive environment for staff, physicians and patients.

  • Assembles and communicates appropriate information in verbal or written reports in order to maintain continuity of care in the perioperative nursing process.

  • Maintains current skill and knowledge of surgical procedures and principles of sterile techniques.

  • Executes proper use, care, handling and processing of equipment, supplies and instrumentation used in the area of surgical specialty.

  • Participates in operating room Quality Assurance program.

  • Promotes personal and professional growth by actively participating in continuing education programs.

  • Participates in the professionalism of the Operating Room by showing courtesy, compassion, respect and adherence to the standards.

  • Performs other related duties as directed.

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