RN - Operating Room
Department: Operating Room
Employment Type: Full Time
Union Name: TCH MNA-TCH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Days: Flexible start times with on call required
Date Posted: 06/14/2017
Requisition Number: hrq-74796
Over the past 25 years, our experienced General Surgery team has performed thousands of procedures at some of Boston's finest teaching hospitals. Today, we have recruited highly-regarded surgeons and are able to provide state-of-the-art care in our new operating rooms. The department has grown significantly adding new surgeons who bring specialized care to our communities. Three of the new initiatives include a new minimally invasive surgery program, hepatobiliary and pancreatic program, and multidisciplinary breast center. All of our general surgeons handle routine cases as well as more complex procedures. Whenever possible, we use minimally invasive techniques to reduce the discomfort and recovery time of surgery. Many procedures can now be done on an outpatient basis with patients going home the same day.
The main purpose of the Operating Room nurse (RN) is to provide quality patient care according to Cambridge Health Alliance and the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses standards of nursing practice. The role of the operating room nurse is to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and document patient care in a professional manner. The Operating Room nurse will demonstrate the ability to provide care in the perioperative setting to include both the functions of the scrub and circulator. The Operating Room nurse knows and understands the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of nursing service. Clinical nursing leadership at Cambridge Health Alliance is manifested by personal commitment, accountability, and initiative in clinical practice. Patients are our priority. It is the clinical nurse who assists patients to reach their health care goals. RN graduate of an accredited nurisng school.
Qualifications/Experience: Current MA RN licensure required. BSN preferred. Successful completion of Periop 101 during CHA orientation. American Heart Association BLS and ACLS certifications required. Minimum 2 years current OR nursing experience, including circulating and scrub roles.