Operating Room Nurse-Ambulatory Surgery Center

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



Job Description


DuPage Medical Group is the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the Midwest. We offer services in more than 70 specialty areas across 120+ locations. Our team is comprised of more than 750 physicians and 5,000 dynamic individuals who work collaboratively to transform healthcare for the thousands of patients we serve each day.

DuPage Medical Group's Ambulatory Surgical Center is a multi-specialty ASC uniquely equipped with 10 operating rooms located in Lombard and Westmont, IL. Our center operates Monday through Friday, NO CALL, NO HOLIDAYS . Specialties offered are: General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Otolaryngology, GYNE, Plastic Surgery, Podiatry and Urology.

Are you a self-motivated, organized and compassionate OR nurse? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, progressive work environment? If so, DuPage Medical Group wants you!

Hours: 4 10 hour shifts Monday-Friday, occasional Saturday

Location: Lombard and Westmont

SUMMARY:

The Operating Room Nurse delivers professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical procedures. The circulating nurse is responsible for assessing patient needs as well ensuring the safety of the patient. The RN works by collaborating with other members of the team including the anesthesiologist, surgeon, surgical technologist, and other personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Adheres to the Center's policies and procedures and the Professional Standards of Nursing Practice
  • Delivers professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical procedures.
  • Performs circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.
  • Monitors vital signs during the procedure, and documents on the OR record.
  • Transports patient to the PACU post procedure.
  • Comprehends function of equipment, can troubleshoot when needed.
  • Prepares operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.
  • Maintains and monitors the sterile environment. Assists with room turnovers including cleaning and mopping in preparation for subsequent procedures.
  • May participate in performance improvement and quality initiatives.
  • Competent to function efficiently in multiple services.
  • Complies with all Ambulatory Surgery Center policies/procedures, AORN, IDPH, CMS and other regulatory agencies' standards and guidelines.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Current Illinois Nursing license required
  • Seeking a minimum of one year Operating Room experience preferred
  • ACLS Certification required
  • Current BCLS Certification maintained
  • CNOR- Certified Nurse Operating Room preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment


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