Operating Room Charge Nurse
Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Wheat Ridge
Posted on: December 8, 2018
$5,000 Sign-on Bonus available. Internal transfers are not eligible for the sign-on bonus. HCA has been recognized as a Worlds Most Admired Company in the Health Care Medical Facilities Industry by Fortune Magazine. The Ambulatory Surgery Division of HCA operates and jointly owns with physicians 130 surgery centers across the United States. Our cases are performed Monday-Friday which means NO nights, NO weekends, or On-call will be required. The size of our surgery centers naturally creates a culture where everyone knows one another with a shared focus on providing the best possible experience for those that we serve. We are currently in search of additional members to join our team We value you and your future. We provide multiple health insurance plan options, tuition reimbursement, and many more programs to cover a wide variety of todays life and family needs. In addition to your salary and health insurance benefits, HCA provides a matching 401k as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Members of HCA receive consumer discounts on cell phones, hotels, rental cars, and many others. Interviews are being set immediately, you are encouraged to apply today Charge Duties: The Charge Nurse is responsible for overseeing a designated clinical department. Duties may include delegating nursing assignments, preparing schedules, overseeing admissions and discharges, and monitoring and ordering medicines and supplies. In addition to these managerial tasks, charge nurses are also responsible for providing direct patient care accordingly with facility practice. General RN Duties Demonstrates necessary practical, technical or specialized knowledge and skills required for the role of the peri-operative nurse in accordance with AORN and other regulatory standards of practice. Demonstrates knowledge of surgical procedures and has the ability to oversee the instrument and equipment set-up, prepare for the case utilizing preference cards, and anticipates needs of surgeon. Coordinates and oversees the room during a case as the circulator. Facilitates effective and efficient transition between surgical procedures. Utilizes preference cards and updates as necessary. Utilizes appropriate body mechanics in moving patients, stretchers, and OR tables to prevent injury to patient and self. Demonstrates knowledge/understanding of management of patient, including being available to anesthesia during intubation and extubation, assisting as needed in sudden changes in patient condition i.e. cardiopulmonary arrest, Malignant Hyperthermia, etc., and being readily available to assist as directed. Performs thorough patient interview and assessment in accordance with procedure and assures an appropriate, detailed time out process is done according to policy. Consistently reviews charts for completeness, in accordance with documentation protocols prior to and after the surgical procedure. Assures appropriate consent, H/P, diagnostic reports, and relevant information are on chart prior to the start of procedure.
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