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Revo Health, LLC. Registered Nurse - Operating Room Circulator (REGIS004474) in Edina, Minnesota

The Operating Room (OR) Circulator Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of optimum quality care to patient while in the OR of the Surgery Center. This is a Part-time (32 hours a week) position working out of the Edina Specialty Surgery Center. Essential Functions: Assesses instrumentation, supply and equipment needs based on the scheduled procedure, assessed patient need, and physician preferences. Assist with picking supplies for surgical cases (based on surgeon preference cards), as needed. Is knowledgeable of the psychological, physiological & spiritual needs of patients & provides care accordingly and in an age appropriate manner for patients. Develops an individualized plan of care based on nursing assessment, medical diagnoses, and knowledge of specific illnesses, injuries, diseases, surgical procedures and appropriate standards of care. Prioritizes and provides nursing care based on the individualized plan of care. Reassesses, evaluates and revises the implementation of the plan of care to meet the changing needs of the patient. Assesses and documents patient condition and responses to nursing and/or medical interventions and communicates the information to the appropriate person. Perform surgical counts and medication labeling in compliance with departmental policies and procedures. Administers medications and solutions as ordered following department policies and procedures. Receives surgical specimens and cultures from the sterile field and handles them appropriately and in compliance with departmental and surgery center policies and procedures. Assists anesthesia personnel and provides psychological and physiological support for the patient during induction, emergence and as needed throughout the intraoperative phase. Completes correct site surgery procedure following surgery center policies and procedures. Physiologically monitors the patient during surgery following surgery center departmental policies and procedures and responds appropriately to changes in the patient s condition and/or behavior Functions within the limits of the Minnesota Nurse Practice Act, State and Federal Laws, Hospital, Nursing Department and Surgical Services Departmental philosophies, policies and procedures and standards of care. Evaluates the patient post-operatively for any injuries related to positioning, extraneous objects, or chemical, physical and electrical/equipment hazards. Completes appropriate portions of the patient record accurately, legibly, timely and thoroughly. Completes patient charges completely and accurately. Collaborates with other disciplines to maximize patient outcomes and ensure a smooth flow of the surgical experience. Accountable for reporting occurrences through the center s established reporting process related to employee and/or patient/visitor events. Fosters the developmental and educational process of self, colleagues, orientees and students (includes functioning as a preceptor). Participates in acceptable continuing education, fostering career and skill development including meeting departmental continuing education requirements. Assists in managing controllable costs by the proper, non-wasteful use of surgery center resources. Any and all other duties as assigned Education and Experience Requirements: Graduate of an NLN accredited school of registered nursing. Current licensure as a RN in the State of MN or WI multi-state required. At least one year of OR experience in the last 5 years preferred. Current member of AORN preferred. Current certification in basic CPR for Healthcare Professionals (BLS) or completed upon hire. Essential Requirements: Ability to: Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and business ethics guidelines. Complete job required training. Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, (e.g. HIPAA, Stark, OSHA, employment laws, etc.) Demonstrate prompt and reliable attendance W

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