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Staff RN (Day Shift) Operating Room

  • Job ID: 045927774
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Day Shift
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Cole
  • Department: Operating Room
  • Location: 1001 E. Second Street, Coudersport PA 16915
  • Union Position: Yes
  • Salary Range: $0 / hour

Description

 

UPMC is hiring a Regular Full-Time, Staff RN to support our Operating Room at UPMC Cole located in Coudersport, PA!
 
The Staff Nurse coordinates total nursing care for patients, participates in patient and family teaching and provides leadership by working cooperatively with ancillary, nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.
 
This position will work varying day shift, Monday through Friday, with a rotating schedule for holiday and weekend shifts. Schedule will consist of either 4 10 hour work days when the OR is closed on Fridays or 5 8 hour work days when the OR is open.
 
Flexibility is preferred due to being on call on a rotating basis. This role will work 40 hours per week. 

If you’re ready to take on new challenges, explore this opportunity with us today!

Responsibilities:

 

  • Maintains the standards of nursing care and implements the policies and procedures of the Hospital and Nursing Department, including its philosophy, mission and values.
  • Assesses the patients condition and nursing needs, determines outcomes and prescribes appropriate nursing actions to meet those outcomes and the physical, psychological, social and rehabilitative needs of the patient including discharge planning.  
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team to meet the outcome needs of the individual patient.
  • Reports pertinent observations and reactions regarding patient to the appropriate person (i.e., physicians, director, nurse manager, charge nurse and/or nursing supervisor) and records those observations accurately and concisely.
  • Assigns nursing care to team members in accordance with patient needs and the personnel's capabilities and qualifications and assigns other duties as needed.
  • Administers medications to and performs treatments on assigned patients.
  • Directs, supervises and evaluates nursing care provided to patients.
  • Assists physicians with special tests and procedures, such as thoracentesis, lumbar tap, etc.
  • Participates in the economical utilization of supplies and ensures that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner.
  • Participates in the orientation of new personnel and performance evaluations of the nursing staff.
  • Assists team members in giving care to patients or administers direct care when professional nursing skills and judgement are needed.
  • Coordinates nursing care of patients when scheduled for therapy or procedures by other departments.
  • Establishes and maintains communications and utilizes teaching opportunities with patients and other significant individuals.
  • Assists with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments in patients, such as cardiac arrest.
  • Participates actively in committees for the improvement of nursing care.
  • Possesses skills necessary to provide care/services appropriate to the age of the patients served.
  • Involved in surveillance and ensuring the patient safety culture at Charles Cole Memorial Hospital. Reports patient safety concerns and events.
  • Exhibits accountability and contributes to patient safety.
  • Assesses and monitors patients level and response to pain.
  • Educates patients in pain management and its impact on patient outcome.
  • A Registered Nurse who has taken a basic arrhythmia class and completed the competency will be expected to do telemetry monitoring in the ICU, if floated there.
  • Performs telemetry monitoring, as required.
  • Hourly rounding on patients assigned.
  • Display knowledge of anesthetic agents, narcotic analgesics, reversal drugs and other drugs commonly utilized in Post Anesthesia Care.
  • Be familiar with surgical procedures and their implications is post-operative care.
  • Aware of complications related to surgical procedures/anesthesia and when to notify surgeon/anesthesia.

 

Qualifications

  • A current PA RN nursing license required.
  • Minimum of 2 years previous OR circulator experience strongly preferred.



Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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