Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room, First Shift

Job Description

Registered Nurse (RN), First Shift, Operating Room

UC Health is hiring a Full-time Registered Nurse (RN) for Operating Room, for the first shift 6:45a-3:15p at West Chester Hospital. We're offering a 20,000 sign-on bonus!

The Operating Room Nurse will support West Chester Hospital's Operating Room (OR) and Level III Trauma Center, delivering high-quality care to patients based on assessed needs, established standards of care and according to policy and procedures. The nurse's main duty is as circulators. Scrub is not a requirement. The OR is a 9 room OR. Our highest volume comes from orthopedics and sports medicine. Other procedures include ears, oral, spine, plastic, podiatry, bariatric, robotic, GYN, and urology procedures. There is call and RN's are required to be at the hospital within 30 minutes.

About West Chester Hospital

West Chester Hospital provides its patients with access to the region's largest group of specialized physicians and medical providers. With a reputation for providing outstanding patient experiences and quality medical care, the hospital consistently ranks amongst the top 5% in the nation. West Chester Hospital provides a Level III Trauma Center that delivers superior emergency and critical care, and a certified Primary Stroke Center that provides access to the subspecialty care at the UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute.

Unit Details
  • Join a team where management is very hands on when it comes to helping hone your skills.
  • Enjoy minimal on-call schedule.
  • Be a part of a hospital recognized among a listing of the World's Best Hospitals for the world-class clinical care provided to the Greater Cincinnati Region and beyond.


Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

The Registered Nurse (RN) is an individual who holds a current state license to practice nursing. The practice of nursing requires specialized knowledge, judgment, and skills to provide care to groups and individuals. The RN utilizes knowledge derived from the principles of biological, physical, behavioral, social and nursing sciences to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care. The care is culturally based and age-specific.
  • Prepares, implements, evaluates, revises and coordinates interdisciplinary plan of care for each assigned patient in a collaborative effort with the other healthcare team members and patient/family within the time frame indicated by unit's standards of practice.
  • Communicates formulated plan of care, as appropriate, to all levels of associates involved in the patient's care, and demonstrates ability to establish priorities of care based on patient's assessment and needs.
  • Gives clear instructions to patients/family regarding treatment, and involves family/guardian in the assessment, initial treatment, and continuing care of the patient.
  • Identifies and responds appropriately to different patient needs resulting from behavioral health problems, unique psychological needs or those associated with religious/cultural norms.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking, accountability, flexibility, and a cooperative attitude in meeting the needs of the unit.
  • Nursing process is accurately and concisely documented, including evaluation of treatment and in accordance to hospital policy and procedure.
  • Acts as a resource person and mentor for new personnel, floater, and/or supplemental staff working on the unit.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal professional development and contributes to the professional development of peers, colleagues, and others.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum of 2 years of Operating Room experience, required
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • Associate's Degree (ASN), required
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), preferred
  • Current OH RN License

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About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.

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