SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room (OR) PRN FTE 0.001 Plantation General Hospital
Plantation, FLFacility Description:
Plantation General Hospital, a 264-bed acute care hospital, has served Plantation and Central Broward County since 1966. Conveniently are located within minutes of the Florida Turnpike, between I-595 and I-95, we are known for our family friendly atmosphere and for delivering the very best care to our patients and the communities we serve. Plantation General is a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center and an American College of Surgeons COC Comprehensive Community Cancer Program. With an intense focus in Women and Children's Services, we have received Healthgrades Obstetrics and Gynecology Excellence Award™, and offer private postpartum, quality high risk OB care and a Level III NICU. Our other specialties include bariatric, behavioral healthcare, Intensive Outpatient Program, Adult and Pediatric ER, and minimally invasive robotic assisted surgery.
We invite you to learn more about our career opportunities and how you can join our dedicated family of healthcare professionals.
We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Registered Nurse to join our Operating Room (OR) team. The registered nurse is responsible for the direct and indirect total nursing care of their assigned patients. They are also responsible for the supervision of assigned personnel. The position requires intimate knowledge of both department and hospital policies and procedures relevant to the delivery of nursing care. Interpretive skills, frequent interactive and consultative associations, along with management and supervisory skills are inherent in the position.You must be able to circulate for all major surgical specialties, adult, pediatric and neonatal. As a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room (OR), some of your primary responsibilities will be to:
Document each surgical case in a timely manner with all appropriate documentation on chart as per hospital policy.
Provide safe and effective nursing care to patients requiring surgical intervention.
- Administer medication.
Develop care plans and implements control of surgical suite environment according to hospital policy and procedures.
- Follow the chain of command.
Provide standard of care per established Plantation General Hospital policies and unit specific competencies.
- Assume command of assigned OR suite.
- Maintain a safe, calm and controlled environment.
Handling and documenting all specimens and implants appropriately.
Being knowledgeable and follow safety and troubleshooting guidelines for all OR equipment.
Display a commitment to maintain an operative count preoperatively,
intraoperatively, and postoperatively.
Maintain vigilance at all times as per hospital count policy.
Consistently displays the behaviors that enhance the image of the organization as evidenced by professional and courteous behavior toward all customers including co-workers.
Take pride in the hospital's physical environment.
Demonstrate an understanding of, adheres to, and exhibits behavior that reflects the values and the Company's Code of Conduct.
Manage difficult or emotional customer situations.
Deal with conflict appropriately and privately.
Demonstrate understanding of the National Patient Safety Goals and if applicable Core Measure.
Follow established guidelines for reporting medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient's care which results in patient's harm.
Demonstrate knowledge of the occurrence/incident reporting system and follows established time frame for completion.
- Demonstrate skilled communication and interactions with patients, families, physicians and other members of the healthcare team.
- Maintains and protects patient's rights,confidentiality and privacy.
Incorporate patient safety and performance improvement into work practice.
- Adheres to all hospital policies regarding administration and management of narcotics, including counting, reordering, waste management, etc.
- State of Florida Registered Nurse (RN) License required
- Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)
Minimum one (1) year Operating Room (OR) experience required.
- Two (2) year Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN) required
- Four (4) year Bachelor Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification through the American Heart Association
- Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification
- Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification preferred
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