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Registered Nurse- Operating Room- SIGN ON BONUS $10K - 60 or 72 hours biweekly Full-Time

Nemours
Wilmington, DE 19801
  • Job Code
    2880
The role of the Perioperative RN is to be responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the operating room for all patient populations. This primary position at Nemours Children's Hospital, Delaware, will include collaboration with the Nemours Children's Health, Surgery Center, Bryn Mawr, PA and the Nemours Children's Health, Surgery Center, Deptford, NJ to optimize available resources in achieving optimal patient outcomes. This position may require periodic rotation to the ambulatory surgery centers. Travel is compensated based on organizational policy.

This position requires active registered nurse (RN) licensure in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey, and current Pennsylvania Clearances to include FBI Fingerprint Report, PA Criminal Background Record, & Child Abuse Clearance.

This position requires working shifts aligned with the needs of the department and the assigned FTE of the RN. This position also includes on-call and holiday requirements based on the needs of the department.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides age-specific, culturally competent, and ethical care within legal standards of practice.
  • Assesses patient's immediate pre-operative, intraoperative, and immediate post-operative status at intervals in compliance with organizational policies/procedures.
  • Develops an individualized perioperative patient plan of care.
  • Protects the patient from injury caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, and thermal sources.
  • Performs accounting procedures to protect the patient from unintended retained surgical items in compliance with organizational policies/procedures.
  • Performs interventions necessary to ensure that the patient's procedure is performed on the correct site, side, and level.
  • Manages patient specimens according to organizational policy and procedures.
  • Communicates the patient status to relevant parties throughout the continuum of care.
  • Provides/administers medications safely and correctly in compliance with organizational policies/procedures.
  • Performs interventions to maintain the patient's wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline level.
  • Performs interventions to ensure the patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of the immediate postoperative period.
  • Performs interventions to protect the patient from surgical site infection
  • Evaluates patient progress toward attaining outcomes.

  • Requirements:
    • BSN Preferred ; if have ASN must be willing to get BSN within three years
    • Active registered nurse licensure for appropriate state (based upon location of practice site) required
    • Current AHA Healthcare Provider (HCP) Certification required
    • At least 2 years of previous experience - highly preferred OR experience

    Bonus eligibility:

    Must have two years OR experience

    *External hires only





    Posted: 2021-12-26 Expires: 2022-01-24
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    Wilmington, DE 19801

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