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Professional Performance Development Group is actively recruiting a highly skilled and compassionate Operating Room Registered Nurse to join our esteemed team. In this crucial role, you will have the privilege of delivering exceptional care to active duty military personnel and their families stationed at the prestigious Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune, NC. As an Operating Room RN, you will be an integral part of our commitment to meeting the healthcare needs of our brave servicemen and women with unwavering professionalism and expertise. Join us today and embark on a rewarding career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of those who selflessly serve our country. Take the first step towards this meaningful journey by applying now.


Degree/Education: Associates Degree of Nursing. Graduate from a college or university accredited by Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). In lieu of graduation from an ACEN or CCNE Accredited program, the HCW may be a graduate from a State Board of Nursing or accredited nursing program.
Experience: Must have a minimum of one year of full-time experience in the last 3 years in a Main Operating Room working as a Perioperative RN.
Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse
Certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certification.

Duty Hours: Monday through Friday between the hours of 0645 to 2300. 8.5-hour shift including an uncompensated 30-minute meal break.

Job Duties and Responsibilities The duties include but are not limited to the following:

• Provide professional nursing care in a knowledgeable, skillful, consistent, and continuous manner.
• Plan, implement, deliver, direct, and coordinate Perioperative, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), and Ambulatory Procedure Unit (APU) nursing care using scientific and professional principles as a basis for all techniques and procedures.
• Pre-admission: Confirm scheduled surgery date and procedure with the Main Operating Room, check procedure on consult against written consent form, ensure surgical checklist is completed. Make pre-op telephone calls to client to confirm arrival time and re-enforces physician/anesthesia instructions. Provide any pre-op teaching, post procedure transportation arrangements or significant other teaching.
• Day of surgery: Greet client, properly identify client with placement of identification and/or allergy band(s). Orient client to Unit. Verify post procedure transportation arrangement.
• Conduct and document pre-op nursing assessment. Verify client compliance with instructions. Prepare client for procedure, may need to obtain additional labs. Arrange transport to OR (if necessary).
• Develop an individualized plan of care that prescribes nursing action to achieve desired patient outcomes.
• Confer with surgeon on procedures concerning instruments, sutures, and equipment, assuring all prescribed equipment is present and functional.
• Provide equipment and supplies based on patient need. Select equipment in an organized, timely and cost-effective manner.
• Assure emergency equipment is functional before use. Report defective equipment.
• Monitor patients under local infiltration and block anesthesia.
• Perform duties as circulatory for surgical procedures, assuming responsibilities for coordinating patient care activities. Assume responsibilities for aseptic technique maintenance during procedures, accuracy of sponge counts and adequacy of supplies.
• Perform as a scrub nurse.
• Monitor and control environment. Regulate temperature and humidity as indicated. Adhere to OR sanitation policy/procedures.
• Receive, assess, monitor, and document findings on client. Provide education. Ambulate. Verify post-op voiding. Discharge patient after re-enforcement of teaching. Complete nursing care document, reorganize chart and sign out patient. Make follow up clinic appointment for patient.
• Set up, operate, maintain, and discontinue medical equipment. Administer prescribed medications. Provide emergency medical/surgical treatment. Provide nutrition and nourishment. Assist with transporting patient(s). Maintain nursing record(s) and plans. Provide patient and family teaching. Provide consultative services.
• Perform telephone follow up assessment of patient and provide instruction reinforcement.
• Assume responsibility when assigned for in-service programs and training activities relative to surgical procedures and maintenance of aseptic technique and basic aseptic principles. Orient and train new staff member or OR tech/nursing students in scrubbing and circulating duties.
• Demonstrate a working knowledge of the supply procurement system.
• Adhere to Clinical Sterile Resupply (CSR) policies, procedures, and regulations.
• Monitor economic use of supplies and equipment.
• Investigate new developments and trends in perioperative, PACU, and APU nursing practice and analyze impact on improved patient care equipment.

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