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RN - OPERATING ROOM

Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Socorro
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

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 framework model.
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
FTE: 0.900000
Exempt: No
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 services.
There are so many reasons to love living in and working at Presbyterian Regional Locations!
Responsibilities:

  • 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 policy.
  • 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 task.
  • 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 appropriate.
  • Completes patient population/age-specific/procedure and protocol education and competency testing per unit standards.
  • Demonstrates competency in required psychomotor skills.
  • 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 activities.
  • Supports DON philosophies of shared governance and models of care delivery.
  • 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.
          Qualifications:
          • 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
            Benefits:
            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 more perks!
            • Shift differentials for nights, weekends and permanent weekends
            • 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 their communities.
              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 dunes.
              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 west.

              AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.
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