RN - OPERATING ROOM
Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Posted on: January 13, 2022
Overview:As a not-for-profit hospital with 24 beds, Socorro
General Hospital exists to improve the health of the patients,
members and communities we serve in Socorro and Catron. In New
Mexico, the Land of Enchantment, you can love where you live AND
love where you work!
As Operating Room RN, you'll incorporate nursing activities that
create a compassionate, supportive and therapeutic environment for
patients and staff with the aim of promoting comfort and healing
and preventing unnecessary suffering. You'll utilize the nursing
process to provide direct patient care to Operating Room (OR)
patients. You'll prioritize the delivery of direct nursing care
using time and resources, efficiently integrating a standards-based
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: Weekday Schedule, Monday-Friday
At Socorro General Hospital, our doctors, nurses, and healthcare
providers provide a wide range of services for our patient's
healthcare needs, including emergency medicine and community
outreach programs, as well as primary care and specialty
There are so many reasons to love living in and working at
Presbyterian Regional Locations!
- Provides direct patient care by assessing, planning,
implementing, evaluating, and documenting individual patient needs,
actions taken and patient responses.
- Coordinates patients care through collaboration with the
patient/family and healthcare team.
- Performs assessments as per unit standards and documents on
appropriate data base/assessment flow sheet.
- Initiates, utilizes and documents appropriate protocols and
standards of care.
- Administers medication and treatments as prescribed by
physician, or standard protocols and documents according to
- Identifies and meets patient and family learning and discharge
needs on admission and throughout episode of care.
- Evaluates patient progression toward outcomes per unit
standards and documents through EOSS etc.
- Performs competently in emergency situations.
- Delegates or assigns aspects of patient care to healthcare team
members commensurate with their validated competency to perform the
- Assumes responsibility for the clinical supervision of LPNs and
non-licensed assistive personnel.
- Provides leadership through communication about and validation
of patient care.
- Assists with various procedures, treatments, surgical
techniques or assigns to other healthcare team members as
- Completes patient population/age-specific/procedure and
protocol education and competency testing per unit
- Demonstrates competency in required psychomotor
- Assists in orientation of new staff or students, and serve as a
resource person and professional role model.
- Assumes professional responsibility for current nursing
structure and clinical standards of care.
- Incorporates PHS mission (VVPS) in care-giving
- Supports DON philosophies of shared governance and models of
- Assumes other leadership roles (i.e. relief charge nurse) as
required by the department.
- Meets professional requirements as follows:
- A. In-service requirements:
- 1. Age-specific training (care giving, treatment, assessments
specific to the age of populations served).
- 2. Mandatory yearly inservice to include BLS, safety training,
bloodborne pathogen/infection/TB training.
- B. Performance Standards:
- 1. Participates in unit/department governance.
- 2. Adheres to PHS dress code for professionals, including
display of ID badge.
- 3. Documents own continuing education.
- 4. Maintains positive communication and relationships with
patients, peers and other healthcare team members.
- 5. Participates in quality improvement activities.
- 6. Maintains a punctual and reliable attendance record.
- 7. Completes mandatory inservices, competencies and licensure
requirements on time.
- 8. Adheres to safety and equipment policies.
- Performs other functions as required.
- State of New Mexico or Compact State Nursing License or
Graduate Nurse Permit required
- Degree from accredited academic nursing program
(If a program is under conditional status, approval may be granted
by system CNO)
- Minimum ADN preparation with expectation of BSN completion
within 5 years of hire
We offer more than the standard benefits! Presbyterian employees
gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to
our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and
classes, wellness challenges and more!
Learn more about our employee benefits here.
As part of the nursing team at Presbyterian, you'll realize even
- Shift differentials for nights, weekends and permanent
- Professional Nursing Career Path
- Relocation bonus (for certain positions)
- Malpractice and general liability insurance
Why work at Presbyterian?
As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our
communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local
communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the
health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust
wellness program, including free access to our on-site and
community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness
challenges and more.
Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people
who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses,
employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a
tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that
serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.
We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future.
That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as
deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.
About Our Regional Delivery System
Presbyterian's Regional Delivery System is a network of six
hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including
locations in Clovis, Espa--ola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and
Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600
clinical and non-clinical employees who make help make Presbyterian
the state's largest private employer of with nearly 14,000
statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from
general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our
regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for
About Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of
patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally
owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a
statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group.
Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private
employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600
providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.
Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and
offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and
Commercial health plans.
About New Mexico
New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a
low cost-of living.
Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to
capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day.
Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains,
forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand
New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and
enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge
your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive
sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and
boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the
AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer
with smoke free campuses.
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