RN OR Circulator Neuro - Adult Surgery
Company: OU Medical System
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 13, 2019
RN - OR CIRCULATOR NEURO- ADULT SURGERY
SHIFT: FULL-TIME - DAYS
OU MEDICINE - OKLAHOMA CITY, OK
OU Medical Center is seeking an experienced OR nurse to join our
expanding team. The core purpose of the Department of Surgery is to
improve the surgical care of patients in Oklahoma. This is
accomplished by providing state of the art care to our patients,
providing the finest quality surgical education to our fellows,
residents, and students, improving the skills and knowledge of our
surgical colleagues through continuing education programs, and
expanding surgical knowledge through our clinical and basic science
research programs. For more information about our surgical
services, visit our website.
The Circulating Nurse is a RN who plans, coordinates, delivers, and
evaluates nursing care for patients whose protective reflexes or
self-care abilities are potentially compromised during operative or
other invasive procedures. Using clinical knowledge, judgment, and
clinical-reasoning skills based on scientific principles, the
perioperative nurse plans and implements nursing care to address
the physical, psychological, and spiritual responses of the patient
having an operative or other invasive procedure. (AORN, 2014)
Responsibilities listed in this section are core to the position.
Inability to perform these responsibilities with or without an
accommodation may result in disqualification from the position.
* The Circulating Nurse will be responsible for the direct and
indirect provision of professional nursing care of the patients in
the operating room.
* The nurse will be accountable for ongoing evaluation and
documentation of all components of care delivered to patients
within the perioperative environment utilizing the nursing
* The Circulating Nurse individualizes patient care according to
patient s health status, age level, and surgery/procedure being
* Performs other duties as assigned
EDUCATION: Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 1 year experience in an acute operating room
environment. May require completion of orientation and ability to
function independently in assigned specialty area prior to being
assigned to this position.
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Possession of a
valid license issued by the Oklahoma State Board of Nursing as a
Registered Nurse, CNOR preferred. BLS (American Heart Association)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of professional nursing theory, practices, techniques and
procedures. Excellent understanding of AORN Standards. Ability to
organize, plan, coordinate and evaluate nursing services and apply
nursing techniques. Ability to maintain good working relationships
with other employees. Good verbal and written communication skills.
Some computer skills. Ability to work effectively as part of a team
providing excellent specialized care.
OU Medicine has a comprehensive benefits package, including PTO,
401(k), medical and dental plans, but our offerings go beyond
traditional packages. We know that a total benefits and
compensation package, designed to meet your specific needs and
goals both inside and outside of the work environment, brings
additional rewards that create peace of mind for you and your
Equal employment opportunities are provided to all employees and
applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion,
gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation,
gender identity, genetic information or protected veteran status in
accordance with applicable federal laws. This policy applies to all
terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to,
hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves
of absence, compensation, and training. Reasonable accommodations
are made to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified
individuals with disabilities.
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