RN Operating Room
Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Posted on: May 12, 2022
Overview:Presbyterian Espanola Hospital is looking for an
experienced professional Registered Nurse to join our Operating
Room! As a Circulating RN in the OR, you will provide patient care
within a sterile environment during the surgical procedure to
ensure optimal patient safety.
You will act as a patient advocate. Using policy and procedure, you
will follow AORN guidelines and recommended practices to ensure an
optimum patient experience. We strive to obtain the highest patient
satisfaction scores in the Presbyterian Health System.
You'll join a supportive, dynamic, proactive, and collaborative
team that includes surgical techs, nurses and physicians in the
beautiful northern New Mexico location of Espanola Valley. Just
north of Santa Fe, Espanola is nestled between the Jemez and Sangre
de Cristo mountain ranges and the meeting points of three rivers,
the Rio Grande, the Rio Chama and the Rio Santa Cruz.
Discover what it's like to work at a regional facility of
Presbyterian by viewing this brief video:
Make your life's work count for more here! Join a team committed to
improving the health of our communities.
Type of Opportunity: Full Time
Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours
Sign On and Relocation Bonuses up to 21K for qualified
- 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 using EPIC Electronic
Medical Records (EMR).
- 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,
using PYXIS medication administration system.
- Identifies and meets patient and family learning and discharge
needs on admission and throughout the patient experience.
- Evaluates patient progression toward outcomes per unit
standards and documents through the Nursing Plan of Care
- 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 standards.
- Demonstrates competency in required psychomotor skills.
- Assists in orientation of new staff or students, and serves as
a resource person and professional role model.
- Assumes professional responsibility for current nursing
structure and clinical standards of care.
- Incorporates PHS mission in care-giving activities.
- 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:
- In-service requirements:
- Age-specific training (care giving, treatment, assessments
specific to the age of populations served).
- Mandatory yearly in-service to include BLS, safety training,
bloodborne pathogen/infection/TB training, Point of Care Training
- Performance Standards:
- Participates in unit/department governance.
- Adheres to PHS dress code for professionals, including display
of ID badge (scrubs provided).
- Documents own continuing education.
- Maintains positive communication and relationships with
patients, peers and other healthcare team members.
- Participates in quality improvement activities.
- Maintains a punctual and reliable attendance record in
adherence to the policy.
- Completes and submits mandatory in-services, competencies and
licensure requirements prior to the expiration date.
- Adheres to safety and equipment policies.
- Performs other functions as required.Qualifications:Education:
- Associate Degree from accredited academic nursing program (If a
program is under conditional status, approval may be granted by
- Minimum ADN preparation with expectation of BSN completion
within 5 years of hireLicensure: State of New Mexico or Compact
State Nursing License or Graduate Nurse Permit
Credentials: Registered Nurse-NM,
Competencies and skills required:
- CNOR certification - preferred
- BLS, ACLS and Microsoft Office
- Customer Service and Caring Practices
- Clinical Judgment and Action
- Patient Advocacy
- Response to DiversityBenefits:Benefits are effective day-one
- Full medical, dental and vision insurance
- Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Free wellness programs
- Paid time off (PTO)
- Retirement plans, including matching employer
- Continuing education and career development opportunities
- Life insurance and short/long term disability programs
Why work here?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 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.
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 with nearly 14,000 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.
We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future.
This is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as
deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.
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 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
New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American
influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add
Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear
scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's
artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and
experiences that make this state great.
Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best
places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal
Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers
like Worldwide ERC.
AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer
with smoke free campuses.
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