GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the V.P. of Perioperative Services and the OR Nurse Manager according to established policies and procedures, the OR RN plans, coordinates, implements, and evaluates nursing care provided to patients of all ages, whose protective reflexes or self-care abilities are potentially compromised during a surgical or invasive procedure. Performs any other specialized nursing duties as assigned. The OR RN possess clinical knowledge, judgment, and critical thinking skills based upon scientific principles and evidenced based practice to address the patientâ��s physical, psychological, and spiritual needs. Practice is in compliance with all regulatory agencies including: The Joint Commission, Department of Public Health, CMS, CDC, and OSHA.
The OR RN ensures a safe environment for patients and staff, and serves as a resource to healthcare team members. The OR RN collaborates and consults with Management, Service Leaders, physicians, educator, staff nurses, and technical staff to ensure patient and family-centered perioperative nursing care. Although the OR RN collaborates with professional and technical providers, the OR RN is accountable for patent outcomes resulting from the nursing care provide during a surgical or invasive procedures.
WORKING CONDITIONS: â�¢ Patient care environment; almost constant standing, walking, and pushing/moving of patients and equipment â�¢ Exposure to blood, body fluids and hazardous materials
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not exhaustive lists of all duties, responsibilities, knowledge, skills, and abilities and working conditions associated with the job.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS: â�¢ B.S.N. â�¢ Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts â�¢ Three years of related nursing experience preferred â�¢ Certification in Operating Room Nursing (CNOR) preferred â�¢ BCLS â�¢ Ability to arrive within 30 minutes when called in for and emergent or urgent procedure
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105025098
About MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.