HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Open Heart Operating Room Full Time Days Sign On Bonus Available* in Fort Pierce, Florida

*Sign On Bonus Available to Qualified Candidates Registered Nurse – Operating Room Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL Facility Description: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 365-bed acute care hospital. Home to the Treasure Coast Level II Trauma Center, it provides life-saving care for patients with critical injuries from St. Lucie, Indian River, Okeechobee and Martin counties. Specialty services include a full range of cardiac care from diagnostics to open-heart surgery, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Behavioral Health, an Inpatient Physical Rehabilitation Center as well as the only Mazor Robotics Program that provides highly-accurate, minimally-invasive surgery for complex spinal cases. In 2014, Children’s Services expanded, a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and the new Pediatric ER opened. These dedicated services for the smallest and the sickest children provide quality, child-friendly care, close to home. Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as a Top Performer and a Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood is the only hospital on the Treasure Cost with a Truven Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital designation and CARF Accreditation. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first – no matter what! / Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for seven consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! / / Benefits: / / We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. /

Job Description:

The Operating Room RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient before, during and after a surgical procedure.

  • Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing surgical procedures.

  • Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.

  • Participates in the care of patients receiving conscious sedation.

  • Carries out physician orders.

  • Administers prescribed medications, applies dressings, monitors vital signs.

  • Assists physician during procedures.

  • Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.

  • Coordinates the operating room with respect to sterility, cleanliness, availability of functioning equipment and supplies.

  • Ensures the proper handling of specimens.

  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

    Position Qualifications:

  • Current FL RN Licensure.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider.

  • ACLS certification

  • RN Operating Room experience

  • RN vascular surgical experience

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs. / Keywords: Registered Nurse, RN, OR Department, Full-Time, FT, Operating Room, Open Heart /

Title: Registered Nurse Open Heart Operating Room Full Time Days Sign On Bonus Available*

Location: Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County

Requisition ID: 00102-5884