Surgery Care Affiliates Perioperative (OR) Registered Nurse -Advocate Surgery Center in Libertyville, Illinois

Perioperative (OR) Registered Nurse -Advocate Surgery Center



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Facility Description:

Advocate Condell Ambulatory Surgery Center is a new, free-standing, multi-specialty surgery center on the campus of Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

The Perioperative (OR) Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and

coordinating patient care from admission to discharge. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility.

Position Reports to: DON

Position Supervises: Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse, Surgical Technologist, Certified Surgical Technologist, Patient Care Attendant, Patient Care Technician, Nurse’s Aide, Medical Assistant

Degree of Supervision Provided to Position:

Medium, must be self-directed and works under direction of the Clinical Leader.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.

  • Ability to set priorities.

  • Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.

  • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.

  • Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.

  • Clinical Quality:

  • Assesses, plans, evaluates and ensures the implementation of the patient’s care to achieve identified outcomes and delivers safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure.

  • Assumes an active role in the provision of quality nursing care for patients receiving care.

  • Demonstrates continued competence in assessing, treating, and caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective.

  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in patient care duties.

  • Other duties as assigned by leadership.


  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.

  • At least one year of OR and/or medical / surgical nursing experience preferred in an ASC setting.

  • Current state licensure to practice.

  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification.

  • Successful completion of ACLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification.

  • Successful completion of PALS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current PALS certification.

  • Specialty certification in Perioperative Nursing recommended

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