Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse - (OR RN)

Job ID: 238512
Job Title: Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse - (OR RN)
Shift: Call for details
Duration: Full-time
Pay Rate: Call for details
Company: AMN Nursing Jobs
Contact Info: Jason Nelson;; 888-609-5258

Job Description & Requirements

Job Description & Requirements
Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse - (OR RN)
Start Date: ASAP
Seeking OR RN's for a fantastic facility in Springfield and Lincoln, IL and ! Competitive Pay and Sign On Bonuses available! Job Position Description Responsible for delegation, supervision, and provision of nursing care for a designated group of patients through utilization of the nursing process. Provides age-appropriate care. Participates in research when appropriate and incorporates research findings into evidence-based clinical practice. Contributes to quality improvement processes. Adheres to MMC Mission, Vision, and Values, the Nursing Division Mission, Vision, and Philosophy, the ANA Code of Ethics and the Illinois Nursing Act. Specifications: 1. Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. BSN preferred. 2. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy. 3. Must be able to position and/or transfer an average adult patient and possess gross coordination sufficient to perform other patient care duties as required. Must be able to withstand prolonged periods of standing. Must be able to perform difficult manipulative skills such as IV insertion and IM injections. 4. Environmental working conditions include exposure to blood, bodily fluids and tissue, contagious diseases and/or radioactive or other potentially hazardous materials. Principle Responsibilities 1. Professional Nursing Care 2. Age appropriate assessment. 3. Data analysis to identify nursing problems. 4. Defines individualized patient outcomes. 5. Develops an interdisciplinary, individualized plan of care in partnership with patients and families. 6. Implements specified interventions to attain expected outcomes. 7. Evaluates the patient's progress toward attainment of outcomes, revising the plan when indicated. Supervision and Delegation 1. Delegates patient care tasks to LPNs and unlicensed assistive personnel based on job description, individual capability and patient needs. 2. Communicates patient status and caregiver performance expectations. 3. Appropriately supervises performance of LPNs and unlicensed assistive personnel. 4. Directs performance improvement for LPNs and unlicensed assistive personnel. 5. Builds teamwork when supervising and delegating to others. Communication and Collaboration 1. Demonstrates effective interpersonal skills. 2. Uses therapeutic communication techniques. 3. Demonstrates assertiveness. 4. Communicates relevant patient information to other members of the health team. 5. Documents patient care according to Memorial policies and procedures. 6. Ensures appropriate implementation of physician's orders. 7. Accesses electronic data to facilitate patient care. 8. Creates and maintains a collaborative work environment. 9. Participates in interdisciplinary planning and decision making. 10. Precepts new nursing employees and/or nursing students. Quality and Safety 1. Identifies and resolves safety risks. 2. Participates in continuous quality improvement. 3. Participates in the periodic review and revision of policies, procedures, and standards of care. 4. Complies with all safety policies. Professional Accountability 1. Demonstrates ethical decision making. 2. Advocates for patients and families. 3. Appropriately follows the chain of command. 4. Adheres to the Memorial Health System Behavioral Standards. 5. Develops annual plan for own professional development. 6. Participates in community health initiatives. 7. Participates in community organizations. 8. Contributes to nursing research activities and applies findings in clinical practice. 9. Participates in nurse peer review process. Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications

Licensed as RN in State of Illinois. BSN preferred. Current BLS/CPR certification per policy.

About the Facility

This medical facility has been a teaching hospital affiliated with SIU School of Medicine since 1970. An affiliate of the BJC Collaborative, the facility boasts more than 6,700 staff members and 667,000 outpatients. The hospital’s featured services include heart and vascular services, rehab services, emergency services and family maternity.

Facility Location

Located on historic U.S. Route 66, half-way between Chicago and St. Louis, Springfield, the capital city of Illinois is your quintessential All-American city, brimming with Midwestern hospitality and warmth. Here you’ll discover a vibrant mix of entertainment, historic sites, excellent shopping and vibrant festivals that showcase the city’s culture and history.

Job Benefits

AMN Nursing Jobs positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

About the Company

AMN Nursing Jobs offers you access to the largest nationwide network of permanent  jobs in the healthcare industry including clinical, non clinical and leadership positions through one of the most well-known and longest standing staffing companies in the industry. We connect you with some of the most reputable healthcare facilities in the country seeking high quality professionals to help meet their recruitment needs. We provide you a wide range of clinical settings and locations to choose from when you are seeking new opportunities. Our recruiters take pride in becoming your career advocate and personally helping you make the transition into a new job or even a new location easy and achievable! No matter what the reason, whether it is increased compensation, career growth or as simple as wanting a change of scenery, AMN perm Jobs partners with you to reach your personal goals! AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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