HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse Surgery (OR) in Dallas, Texas

Medical City Dallas RN - Registered Nurse - Surgical Services - Surgery - OR Work Schedule: Full-Time, Call required

Position Summary: ** The Surgical Services (Surgery - OR) RN (Registered Nurse) performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act, with emphasis on the Peri-operative Patients/Surgical Services * Use therapeutic communication in daily practice * Maintain a safe and therapeutic OR and pre-surgical area environment * Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual OR patients * Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process * Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding health care * Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver * Participate in Surgical Services specific initiatives and process improvement * Promote a supportive OR environment * Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants, vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse externs * Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients as assigned * Support the mission, vision and values of the organization * Provides pre and post-surgical care of patients ranging from infant to geriatrics who will have (or have had) general anesthesia, epidural/spinal anesthesia and IV sedation * Monitors all patients for airway and pain management' * Proficient in interpretation of EKG changes, lab values and hemodynamic monitoring * Provides care to patients receiving high-risk intravenous therapies and blood components * Performs direct patient care in the peri-operative patient with duties related in developing a surgical plan of care throughout the continuum * Following competency verification, may perform and monitor conscious sedation and blood/blood products administration * Propose the plan of care for pre and post-operative/pre and post procedure patient * Provides supervision for Patient Care Assistant, LVN, Nurse Techs, student nurses and nurse externs

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS * Current TX RN Licensure * Surgery (Circulating) RN experience required * BLS certification, issued by American Heart Association

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse Surgery (OR)

Location: Texas-Dallas-Medical City - Dallas

Requisition ID: 01505-93692