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346350 Registered Nurse - FA P

Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380
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General Summary StatementProvides comprehensive, quality nursing care through application of the nursing process. Adheres to Nursing Policies and Procedures and Organizational Goals and Objectives. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesClinical Practice1.\tProvides age appropriate care for the population served. Gives consideration to growth & developmental phase of life, to age related factors such as thermal regulation, nutrition, medication administration, nutrition, safety and functional needs of the patient.2.\tUses appropriate resources for patients with special needs such as language barriers, sensory problems, altered cognition, cultural and religious needs.3.\tEnsures attention to patients physical, spiritual and emotional well being.4.\tDemonstrates competency in assessment skills (Includes initial and ongoing assessments).5.\tPerforms pain assessments and intervenes to optimally meet patients needs for comfort.6.\tPlans clinical care based on patients needs and uses available resources.7.\tPerforms clinical care in accordance with policy and procedure.8.\tEvaluates outcomes of nursing interventions and takes appropriate actions to move patient toward reaching goals of care.9.\tIdentifies situations that warrant patient rescue and takes appropriate action, e.g. Patient emergencies, changes in OR schedule and assignment changes.10.\tAdheres to the 5 rights of medication administration and uses the Medication Administration Check (MAK) system per policy and procedure.11.\tFollows Universal Protocol for patient identification and surgical site identification.12.\tIntegrates principles of infection control & infection prevention into practice.13.\tAdheres to aseptic technique.14.\tRespects dignity and confidentiality of Operating Room patients15.\tUses resources and references for reviewing policies and procedures, medications, and clinical information.16.\tPrioritizes and organizes work effectively within assigned shift.17.\tAssesses the Surgical patient, plans and initiates care and evaluates the effectiveness of interventions.18.\tPerforms clinical care in the preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases of the patients surgical experience.19.\tDemonstrates competency to perform both scrub and circulating role in assigned surgical procedures.20.\tUtilizes proper body mechanics when moving patients, equipment or lifting trays.21.\tWorks in collaboration with the surgeon during the intraoperative phase of surgery providing exposure, handling and/or cutting tissue, providing hemostasis, suturing and using instruments/medical devices.

Education Training and Experience\nGraduate of an accredited Nursing Program. BSN is preferred. \nCertificate of completion of RNFA program that meets the “AORN recommended education standards for first assistant programs”\nCertification in perioperative nursing (CNOR)\nACLS certification \n\nTwo years OR experience is required.\nPerioperative credit course is required.\nBasic computer skills: keyboard, mouse use. Ability to complete data entry on clinical documentation screens. Ability to use email and internet. Ability to successfully complete on the job training for CCH computer programs.\nAbility to speak, read, write and understand English.\nMaintains CPR, ACLS, TST, and Education on the Go within TCCH deadlines\n\nProvide on call coverage as assigned \n\n\nLicensure/Certification \nCurrent Pennsylvania RN License. \nCPR, ACLS certification required\n\nMust meet specialty specific competency requirements.\nPerioperative Record\nElectrosurgical Unit\nSterilization\nAseptic Technique\nPositioning\nHandling tissue and suturing


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Posted: 2021-12-09 Expires: 2022-06-02

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Penn Medicine
West Chester, PA 19380

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Registered Nurse
122nd2019 - Registered Nurse
Overall Rating: 122/199
Median Salary: $71,730

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