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RN Operating Room

Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Espanola
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

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
FTE: 1.0
Exempt: No
Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours
Sign On and Relocation Bonuses up to 21K for qualified candidates!
#RN123Responsibilities:

  • 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 process.
  • 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 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 care delivery.
  • 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 (POCT).
      • 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 system CNO)
          • 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
            • Collaboration
            • Response to DiversityBenefits:Benefits are effective day-one and include:
              • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
              • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
              • Free wellness programs
              • Paid time off (PTO)
              • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
              • 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 west.
                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.

Keywords: Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Santa Fe , RN Operating Room, Healthcare , Espanola, New Mexico

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