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OR RN Residency Program - Sign on Bonus

Company: The Polyclinic
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Have you always wanted to be an operating room nurse but didn't have the experience to get hired? The ambulatory surgery centers at The Everett Clinic and First Hill Surgery Center are launching a new operating room nurse residency program. This program is open to any qualified registered nurse who is interested. Our Fall Cohort is now accepting applications. The 12-week full-time program will include a combination of online learning, skills labs, and clinical practicum. Please view the job description below and if this position is the next right step in your career, please complete our application, OR RN Application Form and Letter of Intent Form, seen below to begin your new journey.

OR RN Application Form

Letter of Intent Form

The Everett Clinic, part of Optum, is now offering qualified candidates an opportunity to join our team as an Operating Room RN in the ASC (Ambulatory Surgery Center) via our new OR RN Residency Program. Shifts will range from 30 hours per week to 40 hours per week, which is considered working full-time at one of our various locations at either Kemp (Everett), Edmonds or Arlington. Our company values innovative problem solvers, promotes personal and professional growth and provides a supportive working environment that affords all of its employees a healthy work/life balance.

* We are offering a $5000 Sign on Bonus for this position.* (External candidates only)

The ASC RN functions as an integral member of the healthcare team and is responsible for:

Under general supervision, the Staff Registered Nurse (RN), under the immediate supervision of the ASC Director or Charge Nurse, is responsible for the safety of the patient while in the OR (Operating Room) and assists with the supervision of nonprofessional personnel in the area. By assessment of the individual patient and procedure, RN anticipates the needs of the surgical team and provides such services while maintaining an aseptic and safe environment.

The ASC RN is responsible for and not limited to:

* Assesses the health status of the patient in order to develop an individualized plan of care by collecting, categorizing and interpreting data (physical and psychosocial) from documented information, observation, patient/family interview and other health care team members.
* Develops a nursing care plan based on the assessment of the patient that included nursing diagnosis, patient goals and nursing interventions necessary to achieve these goals.
* Implements the nursing care plan to provide optimal individualized care for the patient.
* Instructs the patient and family to assist the patient in the achievement of optimal health status.
* Plans, supervises and assists with the transfer of the patient to protect the patient and personnel from injury.

Preferred Experience and Credentials:

* Knowledge of meds used pre-op, intra-op and post-op, including IV conscious sedation.
* Knowledge of the function and use of patient monitoring equipment.
* Knowledge of basic surgical technique and of the instruments, sutures, and meds used in the OR.
* IV skills. Patient teaching skills. Good organizational and telephone skills.
* Works with initiative, energy and effectiveness in a fast-paced environment.
* Ability to interpret basic EKGs and knowledge of aseptic technique.
* Ability to respond calmly in an emergency situation.
* Ability to stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs.
* May also involve the ability to deal effectively with others in confrontational situations.

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and current RN WA state licensure required.

Experience: Minimum of two (2) years of perioperative nursing experience, i.e. scrubbing and circulating preferred. Requires demonstrated advanced level of achievement of performance standards for intraoperative nursing according to AORN (Association of perioperative Registered Nurses) standards of practice.

Certificate/License: Current State Registered Nurse License required. Current BLS and ACLS certification (within 3 months of hire) required Membership in the Association of Operating Room Nurses preferred. CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room) preferred.

-Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

-UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you'll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(SM)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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