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Registered Nurse (RN) - OR

Company: St. Vincent's Medical Center
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Job Description:

Description Job Schedule: Full Time Standard Hours: 40 Job Shift: Shift 2 Shift Details: Evening Shift Trauma Level II 3:00PM - 11:00 PM

Work where every moment

Every day, almost 30,000
Hartford HealthCare employees come to work with one thing in common: Pride in
what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become
part of Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network.

St. Vincent's Medical Center in Bridgeport has more than 3,200
employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching hospital, a 76-bed
inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a large multispecialty provider
group, and special needs services for adults and children. St. Vincent's is the
first hospital in Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford
HealthCare network, and is the system's second-largest hospital.

Job Summary:--- Provides
direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the
healthcare organization.

--- Promote safe care for patients undergoing
operative and other invasive procedures through evidence based practices as the
RN Circulator. ---
Provides support to the surgical team for maintaining a high level of


  • Demonstrates the
    knowledge and skills necessary to assess patients and to identify physical,
    psychosocial, cultural, spiritual and age related needs in order to provide
    individualized care to the patient.
  • Reviews charts for
    completeness, in accordance with documentation protocols prior to and after the
    surgical procedure
  • Adhere to all
    relevant health and safety standards
  • Communicate with
    patients, teammates, and physicians to ensure continuity of care
  • Assess patients prior
    to surgery (e.g. NPO status) and alleviate their concerns
  • Prepare the operating
    room for surgery (supplies, implants, instruments, equipment)
  • Check equipment & troubleshoot
    as needed
  • Assume responsibility
    of keeping the operating room sterilized
  • Position and prepare
    patient on operating table
  • Monitor patient's
    vital signs to detect anomalies
  • Adhere to safety
    standards and precautions
  • Pass medical instruments or other objects to
    the surgeon during operation when scrubbed

  • Assume duties within
    or out of the sterile field as assigned
  • Reflects ANA Scope and
    Standards of Nursing Practice (2015), ANA Code of Ethics (2015), and ANA Social
    Policy Statement (2015)
  • Reflects AORN
    Guidelines for Perioperative Practice.

  • Other duties as


    Licensure / Certification / Registration:--- Required Credential(s):
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the
      Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer
    • Certified BLS Provider credentialed from the
      American Heart Association
      (AHA) obtained within 2 Months (60 days) of hire
      date or job transfer date.
    • Current 2 years'
      experience as Operating Room Nurse (scrub is a plus, not required)
    • Excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile
    • Solid understanding of
      patient safety and precautions
    • In-depth knowledge of
      surgical operation procedures
    • Critical thinker and
      problem solver
    • Team Player
    • Excellent organizational
      and time management skills
    • A great team player
      with excellent communication skills

    • Outstanding
      interpersonal and communication skills Education: --- BSN required
      We take great care of careers.With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

Keywords: St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport , Registered Nurse (RN) - OR, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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