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- Specialty: CVOR RN
- CardiovVascular Operating Room (CVOR) Registered Nurse – Meridian, MS
- Travel Nurse Salary – $2821/Week
- Start Date – ASAP
- Travel Nursing Job Assignment Length – 13 weeks
- Travel Nurse 36 hours per week
- Shift – 12 hours, Flex
Using Non-Management Template
Last Published: 2/11/2019
Last Modified: 2/11/2019
Operating Room North
Date of Hire
Position Change Date
Total Weight = 100%
• Provides direct and indirect patient care in the assigned setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties utilizing the nursing process. Follows direction from the surgery management team. Reports to Surgery Staffing Manager and the Director of Surgical Services.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:
• Professional Requirements:
• Provides appropriate handling and labeling of all specimens, cultures, and blood draws according to department and hospital policy and procedure.
• Accurately performs all sponge, needle, instrument and sharp counts at appropriate times according to policy and procedure of the department.
• Follows department policy for wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) during all procedures.
• Transports patients to appropriate post-op destination.
• Pre-ops and calls for the next patient at the appropriate time.
• Demonstrates necessary skills and knowledge to provide care for patients according to unit specific competencies.
• Accepts additional nursing care assignments and performs under the direction of the surgeon.
• Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise, and professional manner.
• Compassionately gives personal care to provide comfort and well-being to the patient, acknowledging physiological and psychological needs.
• Performs circulating and/or duties according to departmental policy and procedure.
• Confirms availability of surgeon before patient induction by anesthesia.
• Verbally confirms with surgeon procedure and side/"site" marking.
• Gives a thorough and concise "hand-off" report when being relieved during the procedure or at the end of the shift.
• Maintains a clean, neat, and safe environment for patients.
• Communicates immediately to the appropriate person any changes in procedure or patient condition and potential delays.
• Demonstrates correct and safe technique in the use of equipment according to specific product information and policy and procedure manuals.
• Follows appropriate procedure for obtaining and returning or cleaning/disposing of equipment and supplies.
• Demonstrates accurate patient information documentation on Intraoperative records according to policy.
• Demonstrates neatness and legibility.
• Charges accurately for the use of supplies and equipment
• Accurately uses computer system
• Properly disposes of sharps and waste
• Adapts to change in a positive professional manner and maintains a positive working relationship.
• cooperates effectively with peers, other health care team members and physicians.
• Supports problem solving approach to department and patient needs.
• Cooperates well with other staff, physicians, departments and students.
• Follows through on problems that may compromise patient care by using the appropriate chain of command.
• Interacts professionally with patient and family.
• Provides patient with explanations and verbal reassurance as necessary.
• Collaborates with other team members, surgeon, anesthesiologist and CRNA to assure patient's wee being.
• Adapts procedures to meet individual needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients for treatment.
• Prepares room in a timely manner with anticipated equipment and supplies.
• Demonstrates ability to position and prep patients according to procedure scheduled.
• Participates in sharing of knowledge and expertise through inservice, staff meetings, assisting in orientation of new personnel.
• Demonstrates a cost effective practice by efficient and non-wasteful use of supplies and linen, always following established procedures for charge items.
• Displays a positive attitude toward the hospital and his/her profession.
• Utilizes infection control principles.
• Recognizes adverse drug reactions/interactions with appropriate actions taken.
• Takes appropriate measure to prevent skin breakdown.
• Adheres to hospital policies and procedures
• Completes all work before clocking out and leaving. This includes appropriate documentation, paper work, computer entries, area stocking and cleaning.
• Will assist with coverage of the OR on a 24 hour basis including being on call.
• Willing to assist with coverage at both campuses
• Follows direction as given by members of surgery management team including board runner, staffing manager, education manager, and assistant manager.
• Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion. (A minimum of 12)
• Attends mandatory staff meetings; reads and returns all staff meeting minutes.
• Ensures confidentiality of patient's records
• Promotes professional growth of peers and subordinates by sharing knowledge and/or directing them to sources of information appropriate to a given situation.
• Recognizes legal responsibilities and functions within the limitations specified by law.
• Assumes life long learning related to profession
• Accepts constructive criticism regarding nursing judgements or actions.
• Completes other duties as assigned.
• Applies advanced knowledge of cardiovascular disease and surgeries.
• Must demonstrate advanced critical thinking skills relating to perioperative needs of cardiac surgical patient.
• Must be able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in patients condition and demonstrate the ability to handle emergency situations before, during, and after cardiovascular procedures.
• Exhibits a high level of collaborative effort with surgeon and CVOR team members in making decisions related to patient care.
• Must demonstrate effective communication skills with cardiac surgeon and CVOR team members.
• Education/Regulatory Requirements:
• Current Mississippi Registered Nurse Licensure.
• BLS certification required.
• ACLS certification required within six months of hire (new grads within 12 months of issue date of RN licensure).
• PALS certification required within six months of hire (new grads within 12 months of issue date of RN licensure).
• Certification in Perioperative Nursing (CNOR) preferred.
• Cardiovascular experience preferred.
• Language Skills:
• Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
• Moderate to advanced computer and data entry skills.
• Specific Age Groups Served:
• All age groups.
• Exposure Classifications:
• Classification I: Jobs in which required tasks routinely involve a potential for mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, tissues, or potential spills or splashes. Use of appropriate measures is required for every healthcare provider in these jobs.
• Professional Expectations:
• Meets dress code standards; appearance is neat and clean.
• Completes annual educational requirements.
• Maintains regulatory requirements.
• Wears identification badge while on duty.
• Attends annual review and department in-services as scheduled.
• Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
• Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility as well as the focus statement of the department.
• Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and functions well under stressful situations.
• Answers telephone and greets all patients and family members in a polite and tactful manner.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs to the organization.
• Descriptions for Physical Demands:
1-33% - Occasional; 34-67% - Frequent; 68-100% - Continuous
• Physical Demands
On-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities. This job requires that weight is lifted or force is exerted.
• Stand - Occasional
• Walk - Frequent
• Sit - Occasional
• Talk or hear - Continuous
• Use hands to finger, handle or feel - Occasional
• Push/Pull - Occasional
• Reach with hands and arms - Occasional
• Up to 10 pounds - Occasional
• Up to 25 pounds - Occasional
• Up to 50 pounds - Occasional
• Up to 100 pounds - Occasional
• More than 100 pounds - Frequent
• Close Vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less)
• Distance Vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more)
• Color Vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors)
• Peripheral Vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point)
• Depth Perception (three-dimensional vision; ability to judge distances and spatial relationships)
• Ability to Adjust Focus (ability to adjust eye to bring an object into sharp focus)
• Ability to hear alarms on equipment
• Ability to hear client call
• Ability to hear instructions from physician/department staff
• Ability to hear overhead paging system and fire alarms
• Work Environment
This job requires exposure to the following environmental conditions.
• Work near moving mechanical parts - Occasional
• Outdoor weather conditions - Occasional
• Risk of electrical shock - Occasional
• Risk of radiation - Occasional
• The typical noise level for the work environment - Moderate Noise
• Repetitive Motion Actions
• Repetitive use of foot control - Occasional
• Repetitive use of hands - Occasional
• Grasping: simple/light - Occasional
• Grasping: firm/heavy - Occasional
• Fine Dexterity - Occasional
PERFORMANCE RATINGS KEY
EMPLOYEE-BASED COMPETENCIES/BEHAVIORS (Part A)
• Part A of this form has been designed to document the level of performance as measured against the employee-based competencies/behaviors. After each of the competencies/behaviors, senior management has indicated the weighting, giving the highest weighting to those competencies needing the most focus. The Position Questionnaires/Position Descriptions should be used as a reference guide. The total weighting of all competencies/behaviors is 100. The competencies/behaviors support the Anderson Regional Health Systems (ARHS) strategic planning goals which focus on: Safety; Quality; Satisfaction; People and Finance.
People and Satisfaction
• Demonstrates effectiveness and courtesy when interfacing with patients, family members, contributors, healthcare professionals, regulatory agencies, vendors and/or other outside sources.
• Demonstrates effectiveness and courtesy when interfacing with co-workers at all levels organization-wide.
• Demonstrates team building leadership.
• Exhibits organizational values.
• Participates in the intra and interdepartmental continuous quality improvement process involving enhanced work processes, productivity, and employee relations.
• Participates in improved departmental efficiency and productivity.
• Participates in improving and/or supporting departmental policies and procedures.
• Promotes ARHS financial objectives by effectively establishing position priorities in accordance with department procedures & accurately projecting the time frames needed to perform position-related duties.
• Conducts position duties in an organized and orderly manner avoiding costly mistakes.
• Avoids wasting time and departmental resources.
Safety / Knowledge / Position Skills
• Supports and adheres to safety rules and supports and adheres to applicable TJC requirements.
• Keeps apprised of current and proposed safety and risk management procedures.
• Displays technical and practical knowledge of essential job functions and position-related duties as described in the Position Questionnaires/Position Descriptions and other sources.
• Keeps current on trends and issues in the field.
• Demonstrates effective oral, written and electronic communication skills.
• Effectively completes a high volume/quantity work load.
• Performs job duties in a high quality manner.
Decision Making / Problem Solving / Critical Thinking / Conflict Resolution
• Exhibits a sense of ownership for decision-making activities.
• Displays willingness, effectiveness, accuracy and timeliness in making standard position-related decisions.
• Demonstrates critical thinking skills in collaboration with others as appropriate.
• Demonstrates effective conflict resolution skills.
Flexibility / Dependability / Professional Responsibilities
• Demonstrates dependability by maintaining a good attendance record, by being punctual, and must keep licensure and certifications current as per ARHS policies.
• Demonstrates flexibility and reliability by assisting others when needed.
• Maintains adherence to ARHS Compliance and Ethics programs.
• Participates (as approved) in appropriate training programs and volunteers and/or participates on special projects.
CAREER DEVELOPMENT (Part B)
• This Part focuses on the following development issues: employee strengths; career interests and aspirations; and employee development needs. This Part should be completed by the incumbent's immediate supervisor with input from the position incumbent.
• Employee Strengths
Please provide information regarding the employee's position/role-related strengths:
Career Interests and Aspirations
Please provide information explaining the employee's career goals and objectives:
Please provide information regarding how the employee can improve his/her position/role-related duties and enhance his/her professional development (i.e. seminars, in-house training, outside course work, etc.):
FINAL OVERALL PERFORMANCE RATING
• Overall Rating: