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RN - OR

Company: JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Who We AreJPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network features 75 locations across Fort Worth, with John Peter Smith Hospital -home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, only psychiatric emergency services site, and the largest hospital-based family medical residency program in the nation - and more than 40 community-based clinics. All told, our network employs more than 7,200 people.Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group featuring over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network. Specialties range from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial, and clinical performanceoutcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.Why JPS?We're more than a hospital. We're 7,200 of the most dedicated people you could ever meet. Our goal is to make sure the people of our community get the care they need and deserve. As community stewards, we abide by three rules:1. Own it.Everyone who wears the JPS badge contributes to our journey to excellence.2. Seek joy.Every day, every shift, we celebrate our patients, smile, and emphasize positivity.3. Don't be a jerk.Everyone is treated with courtesy and respect. Smiling, laughter, compassion - key components of our everyday experience at JPS.When working here, you're surrounded by passion, diversity, and dedication. We look forward to meeting you!For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org.To view all job vacancies, visitwww.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org.Job Description:Description: The RN Perioperative Services assesses, plans, directs, implements, and provides quality patient care for assigned patients to include education directed towards individualized patient needs utilizing the nursing process in coordination with policies and procedures. The RN Perioperative Services will also be responsible for directing patient care for licensed and ancillary staff.Typical Duties:

  • When providing direct patient care: plans, assesses, directs, implements, and provides quality patient care for assigned patients to include modifying nursing care, medication administration, and discharge planning. Provides education directed towards individualized patient needs utilizing the nursing process in coordination with policies and procedures for the assigned area.
    • Monitors changes in patient condition to include recording and reporting symptoms, assessing vital signs and intervening when appropriate.
      • Performs complete data collection from patient with regard to age and developmental stage, presenting complaints, and pertinent history.
        • Supports the culture of quality with delivery of quality nursing care utilizing evidence-based practice to decrease the potential for infection, harm, or injury working with the interdisciplinary team.
          • Actively participates in the performance improvement processes related to nursing practice.
            • Communicates with patients and/or families using available resources and tools. Provides age appropriate, patient language preferred instructions, education and consents, to include demonstrated fluency and timely completion of all documentation requirements.
              • Responsible to assist students in all disciplines to develop skills and an understanding of collaborative values, attitudes, and ideals in the care of patients and families.
                • Conducts and coordinates patient care and patient transfers in accordance with hospital policies and EMTALA regulations, as applicable.
                  • Performs Phase II Recovery when assigned to: Endoscopy, Preop Holding, Phase II Recovery, or Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU).
                    • Performs the role of the circulating nurse when assigned to the Operating Room.
                      • Performs the role of Pre-op, procedural, and Recovery nurse when assigned to Endoscopy.
                        • Performs all levels of Recovery care if assigned to Phase I Recovery (PACU), up to and including patients boarding in the PACU due to a lack of hospital beds. May include all levels of care.
                          • Provides intensive care to ICU overflow patients when the assignment is commiserate with the nurses experience, competency and education level.
                            • Performs other related job duties as assigned.Qualifications:
                              • Required Education and Experience:
                              • Perioperative Nurse:
                              • Associates or higher Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing.
                              • 1 plus years of telemetry experience as a practicing Registered Nurse if assigned to POH, Endoscopy, Phase II Recovery or PACU.
                              • 2 years experience in Perioperative nursing if assigned to PAT.OR
                              • OR Nurse:
                              • Associates or higher Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of professional nursing.
                              • Acceptance to JPS Periop 101, or completion of a hospital based operating room orientation/internship, or previous operating room experience, or completion of JPS Nurse Residency Program.
                              • Must be able to work a 12 hour shift (as assigned); varied, holiday; and/or weekend shifts as scheduled or required.Required Licensure/Certification/Specialized Training:
                              • Current licensure by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas or proof of reciprocity of licensure between the State of Texas and another state. Maintained throughout employment.
                              • Current JPS recognized Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and must be maintained throughout employment.
                              • Completed American Heart Associations Advanced Cardiac Life Support if assigned to the following areas: PACU, ENDO, POH, and Phase II Recovery, or obtains within 90 days of employment or transfer.Required Specialized Training:
                              • Must successfully complete, pass, and maintain all applicable and requisite training as established by each department in accordance with the JPS Clinical Job Specific Competency Validation Checklist. Completes the requisite certification and courses within the required timeframes, to include but not limited to:
                              • Competency-based orientation program within 90 days of employment.
                              • EKG course within 90 days of employment and maintained throughout employment for Preop Holding, PACU, and Endoscopy.
                              • Completion of Moderation Sedation Competency within 90 days of employment or Transfer if assigned to Endoscopy.Preferred Education and Experience:
                              • Bachelors or higher Degree from an accredited Professional School of Nursing.
                              • 1 plus years of telemetry experience as a practicing Registered Nurse if assigned to POH, Endoscopy, Phase II Recovery or PACU or 1 plus years ICU experience if assigned to PACU.Preferred Licensure/Certification:
                              • National Certification in the area of Nurse Specialty specific to employment and relative to the patient care for Perioperative Services. (CNOR, CPAN, CAPA, AACN, CGRN).Preferred Specialized Training:
                              • 1 plus years of knowledge and experience using Electronic Medical Record (EMR) systems.Location Address:1575 S. Main StreetFort Worth, Texas, 76104United States

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