RN ASC - Sign on Bonus
Posted on: May 16, 2022
The Everett Clinic, part of Optum, -is now offering qualified
candidates an opportunity to join our team as an -RN ASC in the OR
department, working 40 hours in Everett. Our company values
innovative problem solvers promote personal and professional growth
and provides a supportive working environment that affords all of
its employees a healthy work/life balance.*We are offering a $7500
Sign on Bonus for this position.* (External candidates only)Under
general supervision of the ASC Director and OR manager and under
direct supervision of the OR Charge Nurse, the Staff Registered
Nurse (RN), is responsible for the safety of the patient while in
the OR (Operating Room) and assists with the supervision of
nonprofessional personnel in the area. - By assessment of the
individual patient and procedure, RN anticipates the needs of the
surgical team and provides such services while maintaining an
aseptic and safe environment.The ASC RN is responsible for and not
limited to: -
- Assesses the health status of the patient in order to develop
an individualized plan of care by collecting, categorizing and
interpreting data (physical and psychosocial) from documented
information, observation, patient/family interview and other health
care team members.
- Develops a nursing care plan based on the assessment of the
patient that included nursing diagnosis, patient goals and nursing
interventions necessary to achieve these goals.
- Implements the nursing care plan to provide optimal
individualized care for the patient.
- Instructs the patient and family to assist the patient in the
achievement of optimal health status.
- Documents nursing activities to provide a permanent record, for
continuity of care, quality improvement and professional
- Identifies the patient to ensure that the patient, procedure
and operative site correspond.
- Plans, supervises, and assists with the transfer and transport
of the patient to protect the patient and personnel from
- Positions the patient to provide access to the operative site
while maximizing patient safety and comfort.
- Establishes and maintains a surgically clean environment to
reduce the potential for infection by applying the principles of
antisepsis, decontamination, disinfection, sanitation,
sterilization, and environmental monitoring.
- Establishes and maintains a sterile field to reduce potential
for infection by teaching and supervising the application of
principles of aseptic technique and continual monitoring of the
- Establishes and maintains a safe environment to protect the
patient and the health care team by monitoring the patient
(physiologically and psychologically) and the environment and by
implementing safety procedures.
- Coordinates support services needed during surgery by
anticipating and communicating patient and surgical team
- Communicates information to patient/family.
- Organizes and coordinates supplies, equipment, and team members
to maintain an efficient, effective and safe intraoperative
environment through ongoing patient and situation assessment,
priority setting, procurement of supplies and arrangement of
equipment, by teaching, directing, communicating and collaborating
with health care team members and support service personnel.
- Communicates information to recovery room personnel to promote
continuity of care.
- Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care to determine degree of
goal attainment by comparing patient outcomes with patient
- Evaluates products to determine their safety, effectiveness,
use and cost effectiveness.
- Executes nursing activities to provide life support in an
emergency situation by taking appropriate action and/or providing
direction/assistance to health care team members.
- Initiates appropriate intraoperative behaviors as a
circulator/scrub.Preferred Experience and Credentials:Knowledge:
Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice and the
nursing process in evaluating and giving patient care. Knowledge of
meds used pre-op, intra-op and post-op, including IV conscious
sedation; knowledge of the function and use of patient monitoring
equipment. Knowledge of basic surgical technique and of the
instruments, sutures, and meds used in the OR.Skills: IV skills.
Patient teaching skills. Good organizational and telephone skills.
Attention to detail and numerical accuracy. Abilities: Reads,
speaks, understands and writes clearly in English. Works
withinitiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced
environment. Ability to apply the principles and methods of
professional nursing to provide quality patient care ability to
interpret basic EKGs; knowledge of aseptic technique. Ability to
work efficiently amidst ongoing distractions; ability to
communicate effectively in written form; ability to work
independently with minimal supervision. - Ability to respond calmly
in an emergency situation; ability to reason and think logically to
solve problems; ability to use judgment and make decisions. Ability
to perform work against deadlines; ability to examine documents for
accuracy and completeness; ability to effectively lead others;
ability to speak clearly and concisely. - May also involve the
ability to deal effectively with others in confrontational
situationsEducation: - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
and current RN WA state licensure required. - - - - - - - - - - - -
- -Experience: - Minimum of two (2) years of perioperative nursing
experience, i.e. scrubbing and circulating preferred. - Requires
demonstrated achievement of performance standards for
intraoperative nursing according to AORN (Association of
perioperative Registered Nurses) standards of practice. - - - - - -
- - - - - - - -Certificate/License: Current State Registered Nurse
License required. - Current BLS and ACLS certification (within 3
months of hire) required - - Membership in the Association of
Operating Room Nurses preferred. - CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating
Room) preferred. Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential
requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all
federal, state and local regulations as well as all client
requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior
to employment to ensure compliance. -UnitedHealth Group requires
all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination
status.Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire
organization around one giant objective; make health care work
better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family
of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most
advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its
fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance
teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you'll
find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular
opportunity to do your life's best work.(SM) Diversity creates a
healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices
are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and
all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin,
protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information,
or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its
affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates
are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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