• Registered Nurse Operating Room- Skyline Surgery Center

    Location US-ID-Pocatello
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/16/2018 3:39 PM)
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  • Overview

    Per-diem position for Skyline Surgery Center in Pocatello, Idaho. 


    Renders professional nursing care for the surgery patient in the pre- and post-operations phases.  Focuses on patient preparation and evaluation for surgery, as well as the post-operative recovery and discharge in order to achieve optimal outcomes for the surgery patient.


    The responsibilities of the Registered Nurse in the Operating Room include:


    • Works collaboratively and positively with surgical staff, anesthesia staff, physicians, and staff from other departments.  
    • Creation and maintenance of a safe and comfortable environment in which surgery can take place.  
    • Provision of direct and indirect patient care which involves the use of nursing judgment, critical thinking skills, and interpersonal communication skills. 
    • Knowledge of and ability to use the nursing process in assessing, diagnosing, planning, intervening, and evaluating to meet individual patient needs and education of the patient.
    • Prepares patient for surgery. 
    • Demonstrates ability to analyze and facilitate patient preparedness for surgical procedure. 
    • Must be proficient with tasks such as IV insertion and surgical prep. IV administering and monitoring.
    • Maintains ongoing awareness of the times patients are scheduled for surgery.  Regularly consults with operating room schedules and staff.    
    • Ability to perform tasks such as patient teaching and patient discharge planning.
    • Identifies physical and psychological needs of patient and family and reviews with OR nursing staff, anesthesia or surgeon as needed.    
    • Performs complete chart review, checking physicians orders and required documentation (i.e. H&P, Surgical Consent.) 
    • Awareness of medications utilized in the Perioperative setting with ability to properly administer them.     
    • Facilitates punctual patient arrival and patient assessment by performing phone interviews with patients the day before the planned procedure.  
    • Work collaboratively with the PACU staff in transportation and receiving of patient during the post-op phase.   
    • Will use appropriate communication regarding patients rights of confidentiality as well as unit function and staff relationships.


    At least two years experience in the OR preferred.  

    Licensed RN in the State of Idaho.  Basic Life Support Certified.  Advanced Cardiac Life Support highly recommended Pediatric Advanced Life Support highly recommended.



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