Naperville Surgical Center is seeking an Operating Room Registered Nurse to join our team in Naperville, IL!
Four Day Work Week! Set Schedule, No Nights, No Weekends!
Naperville Surgical Centre, a freestanding ambulatory surgery facility, is owned by Dupage Medical Group, Advocate Health Care, and Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc. The center began providing outpatient surgical services in 1993.
Featured in the nearly 15,000 square foot facility are four, large, modern operating rooms with state-of-the-science equipment, fully private pre-operative and recovery rooms and separate pediatric recovery area, as well as a pediatric play room in the waiting area. Nearly 100 surgeons in the specialties of orthopedics, general surgery, gynecology, otorhinolaryngology (ENT), ophthalmology, plastic surgery, pain management, podiatry, urology, and anesthesiology utilize the Center.
Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
POSITION OBJECTIVE: Accountable for the provision of nursing care in the assigned intra-operative areas of the surgery center. Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility administrative procedures. Participates in various quality activities as appropriate and as directed by the Charge Nurse Operating Room, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and/or the Quality Committee(s). The Operating Room nurse must set priorities in planning cases, and making clinical decisions. They are a resource for complex decision making and establishing individualized plan of care for the peri-operative patient. The staff nurse is expected to function within the role of circulating nurse, scrub nurse and nurse assistant. The nurse is expected to maintain current operational knowledge in all surgical services
General Duties and Responsibilities:
•Perioperative assessment of status and needs of surgical needs.
•Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel.
•Uses equipment effectively by anticipating patient needs and providing appropriate care.
•Confirms that proper techniques and procedures are used according to accepted Standards of Practice and organizational policies and procedures.
•Assists with the ordering, receiving, and storage of supplies.
•Maintains order and cleanliness of the intra-operative area.
•Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
•Maintains surgical services as assigned, in accordance with written policies and in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and is responsible for quality patient care.
•Assists with the development and monitoring of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas.
•Responsible for efficient and effective patient care and quality improvement.
•Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals.
•Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.
•At the direction of the Clinical Manager OR Charge Nurse, maintains an adequate inventory for assigned area, including, but not limited to, equipment and supplies.
•Assists with staffing assigned area and performing daily operational processes.
•Responsible for fostering an environment that promotes staff growth and development.
•Supervises and adheres to Surgery Center policies, procedures, and safety programs.
•Participates in Quality Committee(s), Medical Leadership Committee, as requested, and/or assigned.
•Proactively seeks to continuously improve patient care and operations.
•Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.
•Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Director of Nursing and/or the Administrator
•Minimum of one year experience. Preferably experience with a variety of patient age groups
•Previous experience within a surgical center or hospital setting in ER, Critical Care, ICU, or cardiac/telemetry experience
•Scrub and circulating experience preferred, but not required
•Current licensure in State of Illinois.
•Certified in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) highly preferred.
•Member of AORN (preferred).
•Perioperative certification (preferred).
Special requirements of care for special populations such as infants, children and adolescents.
•Understanding child growth and development.
•Normal patterns of adolescent behavior.
•Signs of normal aging.
•Prior experience with a variety of age groups is preferred.
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Internal Job Code: 2017-3482 IL
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