St. John's Riverside Hospital

Registered Nurse - Operating Room

Job ID
2017-2643
Dobbs Ferry
Category
Nursing
Position Type
Per Diem
Hours Per Week
0
Shift
Flex
Work Shift
workdays and hours vary
Posted Salary
$51.510 per hour

Overview

St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.

 

St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   

 

St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.

 

Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong

Responsibilities

The Operating Room Registered Nurse  is responsible  and  accountable  for  the  delivery  of patient  care utilizing the Nursing Process.  She/he implements the Nursing Service standards of care and practice, as appropriate to the ages of the patients served and the areas of clinical practice. Exhibits critical thinking in the assessment, planning, prioritization, delivery and evaluation of patient care. Documents data collection  and identifies individualized   patient/significant   other learning needs and implements appropriate measures to meet needs. Demonstrates knowledge, respect and sensitivity of patient's rights.  Serves as a patient advocate.  Assures confidentiality of patient information.  Maintains effective communication with staff, physicians, patients and families, also within the unit and with other departments.  Utilizes opportunities for clinical learning and participates in continuing education activities to meet established requirements and for own professional development.  Inspect room to ensure room is ready for appropriate surgical procedure. Check patients chart prior to surgery to ensure proper consent, identification, and medical chart is present. Mark correct surgery site. Available to anesthesia during intubation. Ensure correct surgical instrument or any other foreign matter.  Responsible for calling time out before surgery.  Anticipates the needs of surgeon, anesthesiologist and scrub nurse.  Performs scrub nurse duties as assigned. Position will work at both our Dobbs Ferry and Andrus Pavilion Operating Rooms.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred. Currently licensed and registered to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York. 1-2 years experience in O.R required.

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