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Travel Nurse RN - OR Scrub RN - $2,916 per week

Company: EGA Associates
Location: Salida
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

EGA Associates is seeking a travel nurse RN OR Scrub RN for a travel nursing job in Salida, Colorado.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: OR Scrub RN
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, flexible
  • Employment Type: TravelHEART OF THE ROCKIES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTERJob DescriptionJob Title: RN- Operating Room Registered NurseDepartment: Surgical ServicesReports To: Surgical Services Nurse ManagerFLSA Status: NonexemptSCOPE STATEMENT:A Registered Nurse (RN) for the Operating Room is able to independently assess and evaluate the health status of all presenting patients utilizing objective and subjective data and identifying health care problems The RN must maintain safe and effective care throughout the episode of care through the institution of standard procedures that stabilize each patient's condition or through the prevention of serious complications in surgical situations. The perioperative RN helps to plan, implement and evaluate treatment of surgical patients, interacting closely with patients, family members and other healthcare professionals. The RN acts as a patient advocate.The scope of OR RN practice involves performing invasive procedures in both the scrub and circulation RN roles. Is proficient with the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during a variety of surgeries to include but not limited to general, orthopedics, ophthalmic, ear/nose/throat, gynecological, and procedural. As circulator, the RN manages the overall nursing care in the operating room and ensures a safe and comfortable environment.TERMS AND CONDITIONSThese functions are considered essential functions for one or more of the following reasons:1. The performance of this function is the reason that the job exists.2. There are limited employees among whom the performance of this function can be distributed.3. This function occupies a great deal of the employee's time.4. This function is highly specialized. Employees are hired for the skill/ability to perform this function.5. Failure to perform this function may have serious consequences.Nothing in this job description restricts HRRMC's ability to assign, reassign or eliminate duties and responsibilities of this job at any time. HRRMC does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Critical features of this job have been described; those features may be changed at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons deemed appropriate by HRRMC. Other duties may be assigned.ESSENTIAL DUTIES PER AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY. 1. Serves as a Circulator and/or Scrub nurse for surgical and procedural cases. Performs scrub functions, including the preparation, selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during the surgical procedure and performs surgical counts with the circulating nurse. Performs circulating functions before surgery, including preparing the operating environment, orient and assessing the patient, reviewing the patient medical record, consent, surgeon's notes to ensure all pre-requisites and preferences are met. 2. Provides nursing care utilizing the nursing process through all phases of surgical procedures. 3. Collaborates with all members of the surgical team for the benefit of the patient. 4. Performs Universal Protocol: Timeout, verify patient full name, date of birth, surgical procedure, correct site and ensures site is marked with surgeon' signature. 5. Performs circulating functions during surgery including monitoring and communicating patient's condition, documenting interventions and activities, monitoring the sterile field and controlling traffic into and out of the operating room. 6. Participates in room turnovers between cases with EVS staff. 7. Demonstrates clinical competence in surgical skills and a superior sterile conscience. Rotates to all areas in surgical services as census changes and to accommodate patient needs. 8. Serves as the second Registered Nurse during the recovery phase post-operatively during call back 9. Assists with cleaning and sterilization of instruments for after hour cases. 10. Promote the efficient use of hospital resources and ensures proper supplies and equipment is accessible at all times. 11. Accurately documents all patient care in the medical records. Accurately documents appropriate patient charges, corrects any discrepancies.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.1. Must demonstrate high level of detail orientation.2. Must be current on state-of-the-art office technology, including entire Microsoft Office Suite, and other office technologies.3. Solid ability to handle highly confidential, sensitive information. Position requires a high level of professionalism, tact, discretion, and integrity.4. Must have the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively and adapt to changing priorities; demonstrate resourcefulness and good problem-solving skills.5. Participates with on-call rotationEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEMinimum of an Associate's degree in Nursing (ADN). Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred, from an accredited nursing program. Minimum of one year in area of specialty or acute care preferred.LANGUAGE SKILLSMust possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, excellent language, grammar and spelling skills.MATHEMATICAL SKILLSAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, percentages and decimals.OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIESThis position may require special skills listed below.Accurate, efficient, key-boarding skills; ability to work under pressure with multiple priorities; highly organized.REASONING ABILITYAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions to assist with resolutions to issues and problems. Must be able to apply a high level of understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions.CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSMust maintain current, active license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado.Must maintain current CPR certification.Must maintain current ACLS certification.Must maintain current PALS.PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES & REQUIREMENTS, VISUAL ACUITY, AND WORKING CONDITIONS OF THE POSITIONThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee is occasionally required to walk or sit; and must be able to smell in order to detect changes in odors. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for reading medical records, monitors and other equipment; distance vision to be able to observe patients, monitors across the room; color vision to observe patient for changes, color of fluids; peripheral vision to function in emergency situations involving many staff members; and ability to adjust focus while looking from patient to other areas.CONFIDENTIALITYMaintains patient, employee, and hospital confidentiality at all times, discussing patient, employee, or hospital business only with appropriate parties who have a bona fide need to know; and communicating only the minimum amount of information necessary with respect to protected health information (PHI) as identified by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).EGA Associates Job ID #232103. Pay package is based on 8 hour shifts and 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation) with tax-free stipend amount to be determined.About EGA Associates EGA Associates is a Veteran owned staffing firm that assists the federal medical centers with their healthcare staffing needs. We take pride in giving back to those who have sacrificed so much for our country.
    At EGA, our employees are family.
    We offer: Competitive Compensation, Paid Federal Holidays, Health, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance, Paid Sick TimeBenefits
    • Holiday Pay
    • Company provided housing options
    • Sick pay
    • Referral bonus
    • Employee assistance programs
    • Vision benefits
    • Discount program
    • Mileage reimbursement
    • Medical benefits
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Dental benefits
    • Benefits start day 1
    • License and certification reimbursement
    • Life insurance

Keywords: EGA Associates, Aspen , Travel Nurse RN - OR Scrub RN - $2,916 per week, Accounting, Auditing , Salida, Colorado

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