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OR Registered Nurse

Company: Orthovirginia
Location: Herndon
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

OrthoVirginia, Virginia's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care, is currently seeking a full-time, experienced OR Registered Nurse to join our team! Along with a collaborative, team-oriented work environment, our outstanding employment package includes competitive salaries, excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits, paid time off (PTO), a generous 401k incentive plan, short-term and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, and a company-wide wellness program.SummaryResponsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the OR and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization.Assess patients at intervals as stated in policies and procedures.Develop an individualized perioperative patient plan of care.Implement the plan of care byprotecting the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources;performing accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items;performing interventions necessary to ensure that the patient's procedure is performed on the correct site, side, and level;managing the patient's specimens according to organizational policy and procedures;communicating the patient's current status to relevant parties throughout the continuum of care;administering medications safely and correctly;performing interventions to maintain the patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline levels;performing interventions to maintain the status of the patient's genitourinary, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal, endocrine, respiratory, cardiovascular, and neurological systems and fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances at or above baseline levels;performing interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative period;performing interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection;assessing the knowledge level of the patient or designated support person;providing education regarding the expected psychosocial response, nutritional management, medication management, pain management, wound management, and expected responses to the operative or invasive procedure;involving the patient or designated support person actively in decisions affecting his or her perioperative plan of care;protecting the patient's rights, dignity, and privacy;providing age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice; andproviding consistent and comparable care regardless of the setting.Evaluate the patient's progress toward attaining outcomes.Transfer care as applicable.Delegate tasks according to scope of practice and job descriptions.Document nursing care accurately, completely, and legibly.Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as applicable.Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.Participate in the performance appraisal process.Use problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.Maintain required competencies.Pursue professional growth and encourage participation in a professional organization.Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information;Compliance ResponsibilitiesCompliant with all federal and state statues including OSHA. Compliant with all AAAHC (Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care) standards and OV Policies.Job RequirementsRequired:Graduate from an accredited school of nursingCurrent registered nurse licensure in state of VirginiaBLS, ACLS, and PALS certificationBasic Computer SkillsPrefer Perioperative ExperienceBSN preferredCNOR preferredPhysical Demands:.Physically demanding, high-stress environmentExposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motionsPushing and pulling heavy objectsFull range of body motion including handling and lifting patientsManual and finger dexterityHand and eye coordinationStanding and walking for extensive periods of timeLifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 poundsWorking with lead apron during special procedure casesCorrected vision and hearing to within normal rangeWorking under stressful conditionsWorking irregular hours including evenings#NURSINGOVby Jobble

Keywords: Orthovirginia, Chantilly , OR Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Herndon, Virginia

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