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

Company: EGA Associates
Location: Salida
Posted on: September 17, 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: NonexemptRevised Date: December 2019SCOPE 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 AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Financea. Makes recommendations for equipment needs to manager, including providing supporting justificationb. Identifies cost savings and productivity improvement opportunities and recommends to manager/director/VPc. Accurately and timely records time worked and requests timecard modification/PTO through full utilization of Kronos functionality. Worksovertime only with manager/director/VP prior approval and identifies observed overtime concerns/issuesd. Makes recommendations for strategic planning & productivity improvement to manager/director2. Qualitya. Follows all policies and procedures. Follows regulatory standards elements of performance per policy.b. Follows expectations for a culture of safety. Provides immediate feedback to direct supervisor and/or manager about concerns and/or recommendations related to safety and accountability. Maintains a calm and safe environment for patients, visitors, and staff.c. Using data from audit and survey results along with input from the team lead, supervisor, and/or manager implements quality metrics being captured for Performance Improvement. Follows all standard of care procedures in order to achieve optimal results.d. Monitors vendors for compliance with badge use and immediately reports concern to immediate supervisor.e. Engages with department performance improvement strategies, may be asked to lead a strategy per supervisor/manager recommendation. Communicates performance improvement recommendations to supervisor.f. Proactively participates with the annual competency completion expectation.3. Employee Relations, Retention and Recruitmenta. Complete required onboarding and training by due date. Involved with training and onboarding new employees as requested.b. Complete all staff competencies and mandatory education as required by the due date.c. Complete self-evaluation by the listed due date. Provides at least two measurable goals for the coming review year. For any competencies in which you are scored as needs improvement or does not meet, complete an action plan with measurable steps and due dates to accomplish the listed competencyd. Review and approve policies, procedures, standards and protocols as required. Follow all HRRMC policies as outlined.e. Actively involved and provide input with departmental HR strategic planf. Attend at least 75% of departmental meetings; provide education updates at staff meetings as applicable when attend conferences or educational events.g. Responsible to ensure all essential duties of job description are met as well as required education, certification and licensure as outlined.h. Actively participates in one on one meeting with immediate supervisor and providing concerns with follow-up solutions to the issues outlined.i. Communicate all questions, concerns and recommendations to direct report immediately in a concise, tactful and straightforward manner. Log into SharePoint daily to review daily communications to stay abreast of information. Read and respond to emails daily and ensure all emails contain two critical components (purpose and request). Employees who are on the Communications Team share relevant info at their monthly departmental meeting.j. Follow the constructive problem solving policy and process.4. Service Excellencea. Provides exceptional customer service in all interactions utilizing proactive patient communication and practicing AIDET (Acknowledge, Introduce, Duration, Explanation and Thank).b. Immediately addresses customer concerns and communicates promptly with immediate supervisor to keep them in the loop. If concern cannot be addressed, refer to direct report or grievance officer.c. Responsible for carrying out departmental service excellence strategies in accordance with the departmental strategic plans. Provides input into the development of the service excellence plan.5. Marketinga. Provides input to manager and/or helps department achieve community needs and relationships strategies on departmental plan.b. Shares ideas for departmental events with manager and attends departmental events.c. Presents self and the hospital in the best possible manner.6. Facilitya. Provides immediate feedback to the team lead or in the absence of team lead the supervisor and/or manager about concerns and/or recommendations related to regulations and codes.b. Completes work orders timely once a maintenance issue is identified.c. Provides immediate feedback to the team lead and/or supervisor and/or manager about concerns and/or recommendations related to safety and accountability concerns.7. Information Servicesa. Practices the utmost in information security ensuring that personal passwords and user names are never shared with anyone.b. Will always verify vendors claiming to be working with HRRMC before allowing vendors into secure areas or access to any electronic devices (including verbal instruction to execute commands on your PC in person of over the phone). Contacts the IS Emergency Line at , option 1 to reach a member of IS Staff immediately for verificationc. Ensures that no link or attachment within an email received from outside HRRMC is clicked unless the content is expected, recognized and verified. Employee promotes a culture of suspicious of outside emails requesting sensitive information. If an unsolicited message is received from outside HRRMC (even from a known contact) employee shall use extreme caution. If there are questions or uncertainty, employee will verify with the sender, call IS, or start and. IS ticket for assistance.8. Physician Relations, Retention and Recruitmenta. Encouraged to communicate ideas for new providers and services to supervisor and HRRMC leadership if applicable. Will participate in recruitment interviews as requested and will maintain candidate confidentiality both internally and externally. Provides immediate feedback on candidates to direct reportESSENTIAL 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 suEGA 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, Healthcare , Salida, Colorado

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