Operating Room Registered Nurse Full time (3194-147)

United Surgical Partners International Saint Louis, MO

Position Responsibilities:

* Determines data collection based on the patient''s condition or needs as related to the proposed interventions

* Addresses the physiological, psychological, socio-cultural and spirital needs/responses of the patient.

* Demonstrates ability to prioritize tasks and fexibility as job priorities change.

* Demonstrates a positive can do attitude

* Work is accurate and complete

* Demonstrates knowledge and follows AORN standards

* Functions as a team member with all areas of a surgery center

* Completes intital and annual competencies as required.

* Maintains licenses and certifications.

* Adheres to dress code, attendance punctuality, meal break and rest periods

* Demonstrates the ability to communicate clearly and concisley

* Attends required department and hospital meetings.

* Assumes responsibility for continuing education requrements

Required Skills

Qualifications

* - Graduate of accredited school of professional nursing.

* - Three (3) years experience in surgery.

* - Current Missouri RN License

* - BLS, ACLS Required -

* - CNOR preferred

* - Critical thinking skills.

* - Excellent communication skills with staff, physicians, patients and families.

* Knowledgeable of hospital policies and procedures specific to the operating room.

* Clinically proficient in OR nursing skills, demonstrating knowledge of the developmental needs of the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

* Proficient scrub nurse and circulator for Orthopedic and Opthalmology services.

* Cross training to other areas within the center and other duties other than just the operating room is a job requirement for this position.

Required Experience

Minimum 2 years of previous operating room experience with background in Orthopedics and Opthalmology is required.

Skill set as a scrub nurse and a circulating nurse is required.