Per Diem Operating Room RN Weekday Days
Company: Shields Health Care Group
Posted on: November 21, 2022
COMPANY: SHIELDS SURGERY CENTERS
LOCATION: MEDFORD, N. CHELMSFORD, or SHREWSBURY MA
POSITION: ASC - OR NURSE
HOURS: PER DIEM/AS NEEDED MON - FRI DAYS
ON-SITE PARKING AVAILABLE.
JOB LEVEL: 34
With a legacy deeply rooted in outpatient imaging, Shields built
upon this expertise, diversifying our healthcare portfolio to
include ambulatory surgical services. 30 years of success in
healthcare has earned Shields Ambulatory Surgery Centers (Shields
ASC) a leading position in the surgery center industry.
Through joint-venture partnerships with hospitals and providers,
Shields leverages our value-based position and operational
discipline to develop, execute and manage multi-specialty
ambulatory care facilities. These facilities are designed to
maximize profitability for our partners while delivering critical
patient-centered medical services in a very accessible location at
an accessible price for patients. Shields ASC transforms the
outpatient experience by providing a convenient alternative to
hospital-based procedures that are more cost-effective for our
partners and our patients.
The purpose of this position is to provide general nursing care and
leadership while working collaboratively with physicians and
multidisciplinary caregivers to promote and restore patient's
health as they provide, delegate, evaluate, and coordinate
comprehensive professional nursing care for patients of all ages,
gender, cultures, and backgrounds. This is demonstrated by
providing direct and indirect nursing care utilizing the nursing
process, determining the objectives of nursing care within the
framework of the physician's plan of surgical/medical care, the
patient's needs, standards of nursing practice, legal regulations
and ambulatory surgery center policies and procedures. He/she will
perform other related duties as needed to maintain department cost
containment, efficiency, as well as quality of performance.
Actively works to promote and maintain an organizational culture
that enhances our standing as the best place to work and receive
Active engagement in staff meetings, department meetings,
in-services, educational requirements, etc.
Maintains a cooperative relationship among all caregivers by
communicating information, responding to requests; building
rapport; participating in team problem solving methods.
Provides care to patients utilizing the nursing process to
facilitate a positive peri-operative experience.
Establishes a compassionate environment by providing emotional,
psychological, and spiritual support to patients, families, and
friends. Implements a plan to keep patients family/friends informed
of progress if delays occur in any area of care.
Performs a peri-operative assessment of the surgical patient based
on surgical procedure, type of anesthesia, protocols/policies/
procedures and patient needs.
Demonstrates effective communication and interpersonal skills while
assessing patient understanding of the procedure and provide
information and emotional support.
Implements proper clinical protocols that ensure patient safety,
comfort, and quality of care.
Demonstrates knowledge of The Surgery Centers current policies and
Implements nursing interventions to assure compliance with
established standards, policies, procedures and best practice.
Anticipates potential patient problems and takes measures to
Demonstrates willingness to cross-train/float when/if the
Contributes to meeting the fluctuating staffing needs of the
department as evidenced by flexibility in own assignments and work
Assumes responsibility for availability of supplies and proper
functioning of equipment necessary to provide patient care.
Contributes to supply stocking and necessary housekeeping to
facilitate patient care and to maintain a safe and clean working
Assists with stripping, cleaning, and setting up the OR suite for
own/others cases with efficiency and speed.
Validates achievement of desired outcomes as evidenced by patient
record documentation. Ensures the information relating to the care
of the patient is documented according to established
Communicates, both verbally and in writing, to effectively develop
and disseminate the patient's plan of care to all necessary
caregivers. Facilitates the continuity of patient care through
verbal reports on patient's status to the appropriate caregiver
receiving the patient.
Protects patients and co-workers by adhering to infection control
policies and protocols, medication administration and storage
procedures, and controlled substance regulations.
Delegates patient care activities to support personnel according to
their level of knowledge and expertise.
Demonstrates initiative and collaborates professionally with
caregivers in/out of the OR suite.
Promotes teamwork by assisting with the precepting of new
Identifies areas of conflict, intervenes effectively, or seeks
assistance in conflict resolution.
Completion of a minimum of two (2) years education at an accredited
School of Nursing in order to be eligible for licensure as a
Registered Nurse is required.
Minimum of one (1) year in Ambulatory Surgery, Outpatient Surgery,
or OR nursing.
Great team player
Critical thinking skills
Attention to details
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Strong communication skills
Inherent desire to go above and beyond
Currently holds American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support
for Healthcare Provider (BLS) or AHA approved equivalent.
American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support
(ACLS) is required within one (1) year of hire.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification preferred or
obtains within six (6) months of request
Currently holds a nursing license in the state of Massachusetts,
free of sanctions and disciplinary actions.
Lift 10 lbs. box overhead. Lift and carry 15 lbs. Push/pull 20 lbs.
Lift and carry 25-35 lbs. Push/pull 50-100 lbs. (ie. empty bed,
Lift and carry 40-50 lbs. Push/pull +/- 150-200 lbs. (Patients on
bed, stretcher) Lateral transfer 150-200 lbs. (ie. Patient)
Lift over 50 lbs. Carry 80 lbs. a distance of 30 feet. Push/pull
> 200 lbs. (ie. Patients on bed, stretcher)
NOTE: It is not intended that this Job Description include all
details of the work functions of this position. The incumbent will
perform work of lower or equivalent classification as required or
directed and work of higher classification for training and
development purposes or as warranted.
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