LifeBridge Health, Inc. REGISTERED NURSE - OPERATING ROOM in Westminster, Maryland
JOB SUMMARY: The Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN) is a member of the Nursing Dept. The OR RN has responsibility and accountability for nursing care of the surgical patient utilizing hospital policies, guidelines and AORN standards to provide care that is safety focused. The OR RN manages intraoperative care for the patient by application of the nursing process utilizing independent judgment, critical thinking skills, collaboration and communication with all team members involved in the intraoperative phase of care including surgeons, surgical assistants, anesthesia team members as well as ancillary and support services. The OR RN develops a plan of care for each patient based on individual needs as well as surgeon specific needs according to the resource maps. The OR RN continually monitors and assesses each patient as dictated by AORN standards of care and evaluates patient response to surgical intervention and, as needed, revises the plan of care. The OR RN recognizes and immediately responds to complications, or emergencies during the course of the surgery. The OR RN reports directly to the Clinical Manager of Surgical Services, or the Executive Director in his/her absence. The OR RN ensures that all services are delivered in accordance with the mission statement and SPIRIT values of Carroll Hospital Center.
REQUIREMENTS: Associate's degree required, Bachelor's preferred. Completion of coursework of accredited nursing school. OR experience preferred. Maryland Registered Nurse License, American Heart Association CPR Healthcare Provider Certification.