Registered Nurse - Operating Room
Company: Renown Healthcare
Posted on: January 16, 2020
Under the direction of the Nurse Manager, this position provides
optimal patient care utilizing knowledge and skills within the
context of the nursing process. The incumbent is accountable for
individualized patient outcomes over an entire episode of care.
The incumbent provides comprehensive nursing services to
adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, including their
Nature and Scope:
This position is challenged to diagnose and treat human responses
to health problems. The incumbent must provide optimal
patient/resident care through assessment, planning, implementation,
and evaluation of adolescent, adult, and geriatric residents and
families. Demonstrates the cognitive and psychosocial needs
specific to the population to be served and meets standards of
quality as measured by the unit/department age specific competency
This position requires a scientific knowledge base and ongoing
growth and learning. When possible the family or those significant
to the family are considered as part of the assessment, planning,
intervention and evaluation efforts of the Registered Nurse (RN).
The RN coordinates care between other professionals as needed.
Intensive continuous mental effort is required to provide optimal
safe patient care and the same mental effort is required when
interacting with internal and external contacts, exercising
judgments and making decisions.
This position does provide patient care.
1. Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statements, American
Nurses Association Publication
* Edwards, DuAnne; The Synergy Model: Linking Patient Needs to
Nursing Competencies, Critical Care Nurse; Vol. 19, No. 1,
* Magnet Recognition Progress, Recognizing Excellence in Nursing
Service - Healthcare Organization Instruction and Application
Process Manual, American Nurses Association Credentialing Center;
Washington, DC, 2002, pp. 134, 135, 127.
* Nurse Practice Act, Nevada Revised Statutes, Chapter 632, NAC,
Chapter 632. Nevada State Board of Nursing, September, 2002.
* Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, American Nurses
The foregoing description is not intended and should not be
construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills
and efforts or work conditions associated with the job. It is
intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and
level of the job.
Minimum Qualifications: Requirements - Required and/or
Must have working-level knowledge of the English language,
including reading, writing and speaking English. Appropriate
education to obtain and maintain Registered Nursing licensure in
the State of Nevada.
Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Nevada Registered Nurse
Current BLS certification by The American Heart Association
Other Specific Department Required Certificates:
Employees will obtain the extra certifications within six months,
unless otherwise specified, of being hired or transferring into the
department that requires the additional certificates.
ACLS per The American Heart Association standards Required for
200112, 200119, ,200132, 200150, 200151, 200202, 200205, 200208,
200253, 200255, 200261, 200265, 200276, 200323, 200325, 200326,
200340, 200341, 400111, 400125, 400131, 400151, 400201, 400202,
400251, 400253, 400255, 400276, 400326, 400329, 400340, 900256
NRP Required for Departments: 200206, 200171, 200174, addition to
BLS & RN
PALS per The American Heart Association standards Required for
Departments: 200179, 200202, 200205, 200341, 400202, 400340 (Pre-Op
and PACU RNs only), 400341, 900256
ENPC or PALS per The American Heart Association standards Required
for Departments: 200326, 400326 within one year of being hired or
transferring to the department in addition to ACLS, BLS & RN
TNCC Required for Departments: 200323, 200326 within 18 months of
being hired or transferring to the department, Transfer Nurse
Advanced Trauma Course (TNATC) will be accepted in lieu of
OCN certification preferred:
200113Chemotherapy/Biotherapy training per ASCO standards within 6
months of hire required for department: 200113
RNFA: RN may perform in the capacity of a first assist if he or she
is a graduate of an accredited school of Nursing, Completion of a
RNFA program that includes didactic and supervised clinical
practice, is based on AORN's core curriculum for the RNFA 200201,
Computer / Typing:
Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers
skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for
job-specific competencies, access online forms and policies,
complete online benefits enrollment, etc.
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