Company: HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER
Posted on: February 21, 2021
Overview: CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of
Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more
than 700 care sites across the U. S. , from clinics and hospitals
to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy
communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and
innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our
hospitals and out in the community.
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This position is responsible for providing Perioperative nursing
care to all patient populations undergoing surgical procedures. The
incumbent assumes accountability for direct and indirect
implementation of the patient's plan of care in the Perioperative
- Provide pre-, intra- and post-operative patient care.
- Use sterile/aseptic technique and work with Perioperative
instrumentation and equipment.
- Function as a circulator in the OR.
- Adheres to the department's and hospital's policies and
procedures, including safety, risk management and regulatory
standards. Keeps abreast of trends, developments and regulatory
requirements impacting matters within designated scope of
Administers, oversees and documents the administration of
medications (e.g., topically, orally, intramuscularly,
subcutaneously and intravenously) as ordered by the healthcare
practitioner and in accordance with hospital policy.
- Assesses patient to include physical, psychosocial, cultural,
behavioral and emotional, developmental and spiritual needs.
Gathers data relevant for patient care. Implements appropriate
patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Plans care
appropriately based on needs identified during initial and on-going
assessments. Provides holistic, comprehensive, and professional
nursing care to patient within the scope of practice. Implements
appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Prepares
patient for discharge and assists with coordinating post discharge
- Cultural Sensitivity and Competence: Demonstrates proper use of
available communication tools for effective communication and
understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect
communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment
and services. Patient Populations Served: Demonstrates knowledge
and proper skills associated with the department's defined specific
Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in
opportunities for professional growth. Demonstrates accountability
to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory requirements.
- Documents care delivered and patient status utilizing the
nursing process in accordance with FHS standards of care, for
example, changes in patient condition, patient responses to
intervention and reassessments of pertinent findings. Receives and
assures appropriateness, accuracy, timeliness and execution of
- Identifies opportunities for, and participates in, performance
and quality improvement activities to improve clinical outcomes,
healthcare delivery systems and address patient safety and
satisfaction and cost containment.
- Incorporates critical thinking into daily practice as
demonstrated by quality of care provided, transfer of knowledge,
follow through and patient outcomes. Leads, coordinates, and
communicates the ongoing delivery of patient care services provided
by members of assigned patient care teams(s); considers patient
acuity and the competencies of care team members in delegating and
assigning work and in adjusting assignments as necessary; assesses
and monitors team performance to ensure the quality of care
provided is consistent with the FHS standards and regulatory
requirements. Coordinates nursing care and advocates for patient
needs so that all appropriate disciplines are informed of and
participating in the plan of care.
- Prepares patient for examination/procedure. Routinely explains
delays. Assesses, monitors, and intervenes as indicated during and
post examination or procedure.
- Provides health care education and guidance to patient and/or
families. Educates regarding results, findings and diagnoses to
patient and patient's family within scope of practice.
- Performs related duties as required.
- Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN
- Minimum of one year previous OR experience or
- Completion of an approved OR residency
- Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the
Washington State Board of Nursing.
- Current Healthcare BLS Certification.
- CNOR (Certified Nurse of the Operating Room)
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Associated topics: ambulatory, bsn, domiciliary, infusion,
intensive, intensive care unit, nurse rn, psychatric, registed,
Keywords: HIGHLINE MEDICAL CENTER, Seattle , RN Surgery, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington
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