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OR RN

Corona, CA 92882

Category: Health Job Number: 16093

Voca Health has immediate openings available for Travel or local Operating Room (OR) Registered Nurse (RN) professionals in Corona, CA!

 

Voca connects Travel Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, LPNs, CNAs, and other clinical professionals with fantastic health systems nationwide. Our goal is full partnership with our travelers, providing the tools, guidance, and opportunities to help our travelers reach their individual goals. Voca provides travelers a variety of benefits including insurance, vacation, referral bonuses, and dedicated support for active travelers.

Assignment details are provided below, we’re excited to hear from you. Interested travelers (or local candidates!) will reach out to Voca at travelnurse@myvoca.com, 507-288-5260.

 

Assignment Details 

Specialty:

  • Duties of an OR RN are twofold. Some RNs can circulate and scrub, but some only do one or the other.
  • A Scrub RN prepares the OR for the patient: sets up tools and makes sure the area is sterile for surgery. They also assist the surgical team with their masks, gowns, and gloves. They’ll often aid the physician by passing instruments. After surgery they clear away the tools and prep the patient for transport to the recovery room.
  • The Circulating OR RN works the perimeter of the surgical area inspecting equipment, double checking the patient’s identity and getting proper consent forms. The Circ RN also assists the anesthesiologist with the patient and works with the surgeon regarding any special concerns or needs that could affect the patient’s care. An RNFA watches for complications and monitors the patient’s vital signs, alerting the physician to any changes. Performs CPR and controls bleeding when applicable. RNFAs also suture (stitch) wounds and apply dressings and bandages.

Specifics:

  • POSITION SUMMARY: Reports to the Director of Surgical Services and/or Assistant Director and C harge Nurse, responsibilities include assessment, planning, intervention, evaluation and documentation of surgical patients. Overall responsibility is for the nursing care of patients and for maintaining standards of nursing practice and optimal outcomes, including supervision of all categories of nursing personnel. Clinical/Technical Component 1. Assessment: C ompletes a thorough pre-operative assessment on all assigned patients. Making sure all test results, History & Physical and consents are on chart prior to surgery. 2. Performs assessment on pediatric and geriatric patients taking into consideration the physiological and anatomical differences specific to each age group. Identifies any specific consideration that may be necessary related to each age specific group. 3. Planning: Observes identifies and collects data to identify nursing care needs of the patients and initiates a comprehensive care plan. 4. Identifies supplies, instruments and equipment needed for the procedure, surgeons’ preference card, age, and special needs of patient. Plans for the coordination of support services required during the intra operative period, i.e. x-ray, pathology, etc. 5. Implementation: Provides quality nursing care based on patient's needs and plan of care. Supervises the care given by other nursing personnel. 6. Identifies and implements safety measure for patient, equipment and environment, i.e. positioning, sterile technique, universal precautions, body mechanics, etc. 7. Establishes priorities and organizes nursing activities in a logical and effective sequence. 8. Performs syringe, instrument and needle count per policy and procedure. Initiates corrective action if indicated. 9. C ompletes a thorough report each time care of patient is transferred to another caregiver. 10. Medication Administration: Demonstrates safe and accurate administration and documentation of medication. Follows correct procedures for obtaining, identifying and administering blood and blood products. 11. Responsibilities to the Unit/Other Departments: Demonstrates basic knowledge of surgical intervention associated with patients disease state. Exhibits knowledge of technical skills required to implement safe nursing care and health promotion of the surgical patient as demonstrated through practice: monitoring, IV placement, set up and maintenance of central lines, etc. 12. Participates in unit meetings at least 50% of the time. 13. Works closely to coordinate care given by all departments. 14. Provides concise and meaningful reports to fellow workers and physicians. 15. Orients new personnel to the unit. 16. Demonstrates proficiency in setup, operation and maintenance of equipment. 17. Evaluation and Documentation: C ompletes all required intra operative documentation, i.e. operative record, charge sheets, implant records, pathology slips, etc. per policy and procedure. Documents any unusual occurrence on an incident trending report. 18. Patient Education: Verifies patients understanding of procedure and reinforces post operative teaching as appropriate. 19. Responsibilities to the Medical Unit: C ommunicates significant changes in patient conditions and abnormal diagnostic data requiring medical attention. 20. Responsibilities as a C harge Nurse: Upholds the standards of patient care in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner. 21. Participates in QI. 22. Shows flexibility in hours to reflect case load and acuity. 23. Completes daily routine of the unit, pulls cases, completes special assignments, checks room at the end of shift etc. 24. Accurately transcribes, interprets, and carries out physician's orders. Maintains and updates physician preference cards.

Qualifications

  • ACLS - Required,BLS - Required,CA RN License - Required,CNOR - Highly desired,Primary Source Online Verification - Required,Prior OR experience - Required: 1 Years

Shifts:

  • Day shift 5/8's

Certifications:

  • CA RN
    CNOR
    RN
    RN License

 

Traveler Benefits

Partnering with Voca comes with a number of benefits including:

  • Dedicated Recruiter
  • Paid Vacation Program
  • Insurance
  • Paid Time Off Program
  • Competitive, Flexible Pay Packages
  • Generous Housing Stipends
  • Housing Location Assistance
  • Excellent Referral Bonuses


Voca Health
Phone 507-288-5260
Email travelnurse@myvoca.com
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