texas | Oper Room Nurse Clinician II - Operating Room Galveston - 62404 - University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX

Oper Room Nurse Clinician II - Operating Room Galveston - 62404 - University of Texas Medical Branch

  • University of Texas Medical Branch
  • $72,070.00 - 98,340.00 / Year *
  • 808 Market St
  • Galveston, TX 77550
  • Full-Time
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Min Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

RN with six months of clinical RN experience and/or successful completion of probationary NC I period documented on performance appraisal tool. Must possess and maintain a current Registered Nurse license or valid permit to practice in Texas. Current BLS required.

JOB SUMMARY:

Advanced Beginner Clinician. Possesses knowledge and skill necessary to meet nursing standards for professional practice specified in Texas Nurse Practice Act without supervision. Recognizes when assistance is needed and seeks appropriate resources. Practice is characterized by a balance of dependent and interdependent decision making. Provides safe, basic intraoperative patient care. Continue to acquire knowledge and skills specific to patients undergoing a surgical procedure. Practice strong patient advocacy role and diligence in the preoperative review of documents and verification of surgical procedure, site and other critical safety checks prior to surgery. Safely circulate in emergent and urgent surgical cases and collaborate with physicians and other members of the surgical team during surgical time outs and debriefing procedures. Enforces aseptic and sterile techniques to all aspects of patient care. Effectively and safely operate highly specialize OR equipment; focus is on expanding knowledge and skills for specialty area. Provides patient care through nursing based practices upon the American Nurses Association Standards of Professional Practice and Professional Performance and Association of Perioperative Nurses' (AORN) Standards. Values specialty unit, nursing, and institutional strategic initiatives and health system goals.


Specific Job Related Duties
  • Validates specialized perioperative nursing knowledge
  • Indicates attainment of current perioperative nursing practice standards Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Participate actively in our surgical time out and debriefing
  • Ensures that operating on correct patient and the correct procedure is being performed
  • Observes, checks and monitors all equipment used during surgery to confirm they are running smoothly
  • Assists in positioning, responding to comfort/safety of patient
  • Provides for accurate care, handling and documentation of surgical specimens
  • Support the surgical technologist during the case effectively.
  • Performs surgical counts (Initial, Closing and Final) and reconcile incorrect counts per policy

Closing Statement

#OR #nurse


Equal Employment Opportunity
UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Req id: 62404
Associated topics: asn, ccu, intensive, nurse, nurse clinical, psychatric, recovery, registered nurse, staff nurse, transitional


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.