DaVita RN OR Edmonds Surgery Center Per Diem in EDMONDS, Washington

RN OR Edmonds Surgery Center Per Diem

Description

At The Everett Clinic, our purpose is simple - do the right thing - for our patients and each other. This philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.

Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.

$3000.00 Sign on Bonus

Per Diem: 1-2 days per month. Likely averaging 1 day per week.

Overview:

Under general supervision, the OR Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for the safety of the patient while in the OR (Operating Room) and assists with the supervision of nonprofessional personnel in the area. By assessment of the individual patient and procedure, the RN anticipates the needs of the surgical team and provides such services while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment.

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses the health status of the patient in order to develop an individualized plan of care by collecting, categorizing and interpreting data (physical and psychosocial) from documented information, observation, patient/family interview and other health care team members.

  • Develops a nursing care plan based on the assessment of the patient that included nursing diagnosis, patient goals and nursing interventions necessary to achieve these goals.

  • Implements the nursing care plan to provide optimal individualized care for the patient.

  • Instructs the patient and family to assist the patient in the achievement of optimal health status.

  • Documents nursing activities to provide a permanent record, for continuity of care, quality improvement and professional accountability.

  • Identifies the patient to ensure that the patient, procedure and operative site correspond.

  • Plans, supervises and assists with the transfer of the patient to protect the patient and personnel from injury.

  • Positions the patient to provide access to the operative site while maximizing patient safety and comfort.

  • Establishes and maintains a surgically clean environment to reduce the potential for infection by applying the principles of antisepsis, decontamination, disinfection, sanitation, sterilization and environmental monitoring.

  • Establishes and maintains a sterile field to reduce potential for infection by teaching and supervising the application of principles of aseptic technique and continual monitoring of the sterile field.

  • Establishes and maintains a safe environment to protect the patient and the health care team by monitoring the patient (physiologically and psychologically) and the environment and by implementing safety procedures.

  • Coordinates support services needed during surgery by anticipating and communicating patient and surgical team needs.

  • Communicates information to patient/family.

  • Organizes and coordinates supplies, equipment, and team members to maintain an efficient, effective and safe intraoperative environment through ongoing patient and situation assessment, priority setting, procurement of supplies and arrangement of equipment, by teaching, directing, communicating and collaborating with health care team members and support service personnel.

  • Communicates information to recovery room personnel to promote continuity of care.

  • Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care to determine degree of goal attainment by comparing patient outcomes with patient goals.

  • Contributes to the discharge plan.

  • Selects and executes appropriate methods for cleaning, packaging, sterilizing and disinfecting to ensure patient safety by applying principles of sterilization and disinfection and by following packaging guidelines set by regulating agencies and manufacturers.

  • Evaluates products to determine their safety, effectiveness, use and cost effectiveness.

  • Executes nursing activities to provide life support in an emergency situation by taking appropriate action and/or providing direction/assistance to health care team members.

  • Initiates appropriate intraoperative behaviors as a circulator/scrub.

Qualifications

Education:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and current RN WA state licensure required

Experience:

Minimum of two (2) years of perioperative nursing experience, i.e. scrubbing and circulating required. Requires demonstrated advanced level of achievement of performance standards for intraoperative nursing according to AORN (Association of perioperative Registered Nurses) standards of practice.

Certificate/License:

Current State Registered Nurse License required. Current BLS and ACLS certification (within 3 months of hire) required. Membership in the Association of Operating Room Nurses preferred. CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room) preferred.

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

Primary Location WA-EDMONDS - 98026

Req ID: 301842