HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room Full Time Day in Sebring, Florida

Registered Nurse, Operating Room, Full-Time (1.0 FTE), Days Highlands Regional Medical Center Sebring, FL

Facility Description:

Highlands Regional Medical Center, located in Sebring, FL is a 126-bed inpatient, full service facility offering a full range of Emergency, Surgical, Inpatient and Outpatient services. Highlands Regional Medical Center offers the most advanced technology and attracts the most highly qualified physicians and surgeons in our area. Serving the surrounding counties with all the expertise and compassion at its command, Highlands Regional Medical Center has cared for the citizens of Highlands and its surrounding counties since 1965. As we grow, the hospital is becoming more and more important to the people throughout this area.

Expertly staffed and equipped, this full-service hospital provides the proper environment essential for patient progress and ultimate recovery. Highlands Regional Medical Center's personnel, consisting of highly trained professionals, form a dedicated healthcare team whose coordinated efforts assure consistent excellence in various medical specialties. Highlands Regional's modern facility is designed to meet the diversity of its patients’ needs, from emergency care, to outpatient care, to surgery.

/ Benefits: /

/ We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance. /

Position Description:

The Operating Room RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient before, during and after a surgical procedure.

  • Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing surgical procedures.

  • Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.

  • Participates in the care of patients receiving conscious sedation.

  • Carries out physician orders.

  • Administers prescribed medications, applies dressings, monitors vital signs.

  • Assists physician during procedures.

  • Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations, which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.

  • Coordinates the operating room with respect to sterility, cleanliness, availability of functioning equipment and supplies.

  • Ensures the proper handling of specimens.

  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

    Position Qualifications:

  • FL RN Licensure, or

  • Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)

  • Current BLS Certification as a Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room Full Time Day

Location: Florida-Sebring-Highlands Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 26950-501