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Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgery OR

Company: LCMC Health
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

*Your job is more than a job*When you got your first "Operation" game as a kid, you knew that being a part of a surgical team was somewhere in your future. Fast forward a few years and some nursing education, you understand that your obligation to your patient's care before, during and after surgery is important to your surgical nursing role and it's so much more fulfilling than a game. No doubt your expert technical skills are paramount, but you also understand that teamwork and communication are key tools in the operating environment. As the bridge between the patient, doctor, and surgical care touch points, you embrace your role as the information gatekeeper collaborating with the surgeon and anesthesiologist.We think you're kind of cool and would like to welcome you to the real deal operating room as a surgical nurse where intricacy, responsibility, and everyday extraordinary happens. You're going to love it here. And we know that there's no one like you.Your experiences, your knowledge, your skills, your empathy, your compassion, your personality, all of it adds up to you. And we're excited to get to know you and find out what you will bring to this critical nursing role.*Your Everyday** Prepare your patient for surgery, review patient history, and provide patient care and support including supplies needed, medicine administration, patient positioning, vital signs monitoring, and health assessments.* Assist medical practitioner in general and specialized surgeries performing RN Surgical First assist duties as assigned by surgeon including incisions, initial cut and closure, instrument handling and preparation.* Implement surgical procedures such as controlling bleeding, suturing incisions, draping, providing exposure and handling tissues.* Perform required clinical documentation and post-operative assessments.* Monitor your patient after surgery for pain and/or complications and the surgery site for healing or infection following Joint Commission infection control and environment of care requirements.* Performs CPR or other emergency measures if required.* Collaborate to identify and meet the overall needs of patient care or when unable to complete assignments or perform tasks promptly, effectively, or safely.* Maintain and advocate a safe environment for everyone.* Ensure continuity of care, efficient throughput, consistent communications, and an exceptional experience for every patient.* Initiate patient and family education on the operation and post-operation care as required.*The Must-Haves **Minimum: ** Current nursing license to practice in Louisiana and as defined by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.* Current American Heart Association BLS certification.* Minimum 5 years experience in nursing* Experience in handling and cutting tissue, suturing, providing hemostasis*LCMC Health is a community.*Our people make health happen. While our NOLA roots run deep, our branches are the vessels that carry our mission of bringing the best possible care to every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond and put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. Celebrating authenticity, originality, equity, inclusion and a little "come on in" attitude is the foundation of LCMC Health's culture of everyday extraordinary*Your extras** Deliver healthcare with heart.* Give people a reason to smile.* Put a little love in your work.* Be honest and real, but with compassion.* Bring some lagniappe into everything you do.* Forget one-size-fits-all, think one-of-a-kind care.* See opportunities, not problems - it's all about perspective.* Cheerlead ideas, differences, and each other.* Love what makes you, you - because we do*You are welcome here.*LCMC Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law._The above job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. LCMC Health reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary._Job Types: Full-time, PRN, Permanent, TemporaryPay: $40.00 - $60.00 per hourBenefits:* 401(k)* Dental insurance* Health insurance* Paid time off* Vision insuranceMedical specialties:* Medical-Surgical* Neurology* SurgeryPhysical setting:* InpatientStandard shift:* Day shift* Evening shift* Night shift* Overnight shiftSupplemental pay types:* Bonus opportunities* Overtime paySupplemental schedule:* Extended hours* On call* OvertimeWeekly schedule:* Monday to Friday* Rotating weekends* Weekends as neededAbility to Relocate:* New Orleans, LA: Relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: In person

Keywords: LCMC Health, New Orleans , Registered Nurse (RN) - Surgery OR, Healthcare , New Orleans, Louisiana

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