HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Surgical Services/OR (PRN) in Nashville, Tennessee

_TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center__–__Nashville, TN_ _Registered Nurse (RN) – Operating Room_ __ For more than 30 years, TriStar Southern Hills has been a leader for a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency services, cardiology, orthopaedics, neurosurgery and rehabilitation. Serving our community since October 15, 1979, TriStar Southern Hills continues to grow and evolve. Since that time, the hospital has grown to 126 beds and serves three counties, including Davidson, Williamson and Rutherford. TriStar Southern Hills medical staff currently has over 300 members representing more than 20 specialties. All are board certified or board eligible. We are recognized as both a Certified Stroke and Chest Pain Center by The Joint Commission as well as by the Society of Chest Pain Centers.

There is a great culture of caring at TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center. When we asked our employees to develop an acronym best representing the care we give, they chose: H.E.A.R.T. (Healing, Empathetic, Attentive, Respectful, Together). Serving our patients with the H.E.A.R.T. of a servant is our goal.

TheTriStar Southern HillsOperating Roomis a 10-suite unit serving all populations of patients with 70 surgeons representing 12 specialties. Over 6,000 procedures are completed in our hospital every year.

TriStar Southern Hills Medical Centeris currently looking for aRegistered Nurse(RN) – Operating Room

_Responsibilities:_ * Demonstrates the facility’s Standards of Performance, I SERVE values, and Patient Promise.* * Assesses, monitors, records, reports, and follows through on symptoms or changes in patients' conditions.* * Creates and maintains accurate, detailed reports and records.* * Consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement, evaluate, and modify the plan of care, as indicated by the patient’s responses and conditions.* * Delegates nursing tasks as appropriate and safe, but retains accountability for patient care* * Provides individualized education for the patient, family, and or caregiver throughout the continuum of care.* * Adheres to standards of safety and infection control, in the delivery of patient care.* * Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of and complies with all policies and procedures related to the performance of job duties* * Gives patient status report to PACU nurse once procedure is completed Assessment of patient is completed according to unit policy. * Notifies surgeon and/or anesthesiologist of abnormal lab values and changes in patient condition. * When assigned to standby call, responds within specified timeframe. * Provides patient care with consideration of professional ethics. Is aware of hospital ethics policy and utilizes as appropriate. * Delivers medications according to policy. * Communicates with patients’ family/significant other on an hourly basis and with any significant status change and appropriately documents. * Assists with positioning of patients, provides protection of pressure points, and keeps body parts in proper alignment. Routinely scrubs and circulates on assigned cases. * Performs surgical scrub according to procedure. Gowns and gloves self in accordance with gowning and gloving procedure. * Opens instrument tray, following Basic Aseptic Technique Policy and Procedure. * Inspects sterilization indicator. Notifies circulator if any instrument is missing, inoperative, or of suspect sterility. * Sets up instrument stand with drapes, sutures, power tools, and other instruments in accordance with the operating surgeon’s Preference Card. * Opens drape pack, following basic aseptic technique. Assist first Assistant or surgeon in draping patient to establish the sterile field in accordance with AORN Standards and Recommended Practices for Perioperative Nursing. * Provides surgeon appropriate instruments and supplies, following sterile technique, in anticipation of surgeon’s need or at surgeon’s request. * Maintains own sterility and that of instruments until patient is no longer in room**

_Qualifications:_ * RN licensure by Tennessee Board of Nursing or a Board of Nursing from a compact state. * BLS from the American Heart Association. * CNOR preferred Must be competent in both scrub and circulating skills with a minimum of 2 years OR experience or have successfully completed advanced training for OR Clinical Specialties.

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Surgical Services/OR (PRN)

Location: Tennessee-Nashville-Southern Hills Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00145-48739