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Operating Room Per Diem Nurse (PRN)

Company: Medstar Research Institute
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

MedStar Georgetown#s Operating Room is currently hiring per diem nurses who are looking to work at least one day per week. Operating Room The MGUH Operating Room houses 23 suites and is staffed 24 hours, 7 days per week. We provide a wide range of surgical services, including Transplant, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery, General Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Urology, Gynecology, Pediatrics, Vascular Surgery, and Ophthalmology. The orientation program is coordinated by an expert Perioperative Clinical Educator.# General Summary of Position: A nurse is responsible for providing competent professional nursing care using the nursing process. These functions are performed in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital#s philosophy, policies, procedures and standards # Qualifications: EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING REQUIRED: Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; Bachelor#s degree or higher in Nursing preferred. LICENSURE AND/OR CERTIFICATION: Current D.C. license as a Registered Professional Nurse upon hire; certification in Basic Life Support.# Certification in specialty or related specialty preferred. EXPERIENCE: To meet unit criteria, at least two (2) years recent acute care experience in the relevant patient care area. #Two years of Perioperative or Medical/Surgical care with telemetry experience is preferred. Experience with Cerner electronic medical record (EMR) is an asset. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: PRACTICE # QUALITY Provides relationship-based care that promotes continuous, consistent, efficient and accountable delivery of nursing care using the nursing process.# Demonstrates professional practice utilizing the framework of the professional practice model and is grounded in a culture of safety and quality. COMMUNICATION # COLLABORATION Communicates and collaborates with inter-professional groups to ensure coordination, continuity and safe care.### Communicates verbal information and documents written and electronic information that reflects the planned and delivered care for patients. LEADERSHIP Supports and contributes to the unit, department and organizational goals inclusive of the mission, vision and values. Demonstrates advocacy and support on behalf of inter-professional teams and patients. Delegates and supervises nursing staff in providing patient care and assumes leadership roles, e.g., charge nurse role.# Participates in the development and implementation of quality activities. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Serves as a preceptor or mentor. Participates in professional development activities. Incorporates evidence-based practice and research into patient care delivery. #About MedStar Georgetown University Hospital: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital is a not-for-profit, acute-care teaching and research hospital with 609 beds located in Northwest Washington, D.C. Founded in the Jesuit principle of cura personalis#caring for the whole person#MedStar Georgetown is committed to offering a variety of innovative diagnostic and treatment options within a trusting and compassionate environment. # MedStar Georgetown#s centers of excellence include neurosciences, transplant, cancer and gastroenterology. Along with Magnet# nurses, internationally recognized physicians, advanced research and cutting-edge technologies, MedStar Georgetown#s healthcare professionals have a reputation for medical excellence and leadership. #

Keywords: Medstar Research Institute, Washington DC , Operating Room Per Diem Nurse (PRN), Other , Washington, DC

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