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Registered Nurse (RN) -OR General Surgery

Company: St. Vincent's Medical Center
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Schedule: Part TimeStandard Hours: 24Job Shift: Shift 1Shift Details:SIGN-ON BONUS OFFERED! (Restrictions Apply)Work where every moment matters.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 SummaryProvides 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 sterility.ResponsibilitiesDemonstrates 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 procedureAdhere to all relevant health and safety standardsCommunicate with patients, teammates, and physicians to ensure continuity of careAssess patients prior to surgery (e.g. NPO status) and alleviate their concernsPrepare the operating room for surgery (supplies, implants, instruments, equipment)Check equipment & troubleshoot as neededAssume responsibility of keeping the operating room sterilizedPosition and prepare patient on operating tableMonitor patient's vital signs to detect anomaliesAdhere to safety standards and precautionsPass medical instruments or other objects to the surgeon during operation when scrubbedQualificationsRequired CredentialsLicensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.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 techniquesSolid understanding of patient safety and precautionsIn-depth knowledge of surgical operation proceduresCritical thinker and problem solverTeam PlayerExcellent organizational and time management skillsA great team player with excellent communication skillsEducationAssociate degree required, BSN preferredWe 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 General Surgery, Healthcare , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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