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Perioperative Registered Nurse, Operating Room

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Mount Auburn Hospital Category: Nursing Job ID: JR37043 Date posted: 11/28/2023
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Night (United States of America)

Perioperative Registered Nurse, Operating Room

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

1. Provides competent compassionate nursing care based on scientific principles and the use of the nursing process.

2. Collaborates with other professionals and directs nonprofessional nursing personnel in maintaining recognized standards, policies, and procedures.

3. Maintains and updates clinical knowledge and skills based on current nursing and health care practices by maintaining CEU requirements for Board of Registration in Nursing eligibility.

4. Administers medication according to nursing/hospital/unit policy/procedure without errors.

5. Assesses patients needs, plans nursing care, implements the plan of care, and evaluates results as evidenced by documentation in accordance with the policies and standards set by the Nursing Department.

6. Provides and documents education to patients and their significant others.

7. Maintains BCLS certification and attends annual education fair.

8. Maintains unit competencies.

9. Performs the circulating and scrub roles for the following procedures representative of MAH Surgical Services specialties: Vascular: Fem-pop bypass AAA Carotid A-V Fistula Vein ligations Neuro: Lumbar laminectomy Cervical laminectomy Craniotomy Burr holes V-P shunt Plastic/Hand: Mini-fragment set External fixation Microscope Breast reduction Implants ORIF Gyn: Laparoscopy Ectopic Ovarian cystectomy, oophorectomy D&E equipment Hysteroscopy ENT: Tracheostomy Nasal Bleeds Sinus endoscopy Mastoidectomy Stapedectomy Laryngoscopy Tonsillectomy Myringotomy/tubes Ortho: Richards hip ODC A/O Synthes Arthroscopy ORIF ACL GU: Lithotripsy: electrohydrolic, ultrasonic Cysto, Retrogrades, TUR, continuous flow Ureteroscopy, stents Radical prostatectomy Brachytherapy Circumcision General: Lap Chole Bowel resection Organ harvest Breast surgery Hernia repair Port-a-cath Cardiothoracic: Bronchoscopy Thoracoscopy Thoracotomy Pacemaker Assists in preparing for CABG, MVR Scrubs to hold heart Identifies/reviews location of supplies Ophthalmology: Cataract Entropion repair R&R Podiatry Laser Surgery: GYN GU ENT Ophthalmology

Required Qualifications

1. Knowledge of nursing process, theories, and clinical expertise related to patient care, normally acquired through the completion of a nursing training program at an NLN accredited school of nursing.

2. Current registration in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

3. Interpersonal skills to interact with patients, families, and a multidisciplinary team of health-care personnel to resolve complex problems.

4. Able to acquire, through training programs and continuing education, technical knowledge related to their area.

5. BSN preferred.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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