Position Title: Registered Nurse OR
Position Purpose: The Perioperative (OR) Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility.
Position Reports to: Clinical Leader (OR Supervisor)
Position Supervises: Licensed Practical Nurse/Licensed Vocational Nurse, Surgical Technologist, Certified Surgical Technologist, Patient Care Attendant, Patient Care Technician, Nurse’s Aide, Medical Assistant
Degree of Supervision Provided to Position:
Medium, must be self-directed and works under direction of the Clinical Leader.
Education, Experience, and Licensure:
Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. At least one year of OR and/or medical / surgical nursing experience preferred. Current state licensure to practice. Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) /Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification. Successful completion of ACLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification, Successful completion of PALS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current PALS certification, if requested by supervisor. Specialty certification in Perioperative Nursing recommended (CNOR)
Internal Relationships (Works Closely With):
As a representative of Memphis Surgery Center, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct effect on the Facility’s image and perceptions of quality service. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliating schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, which is congruent with Facility standards and guidelines to promote positive relations.