MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. In 2018, MetroWest Medical Center achieved the Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™. This distinction makes MetroWest Medical Center one of the top 2% of more than 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured by Healthgrades, a leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
GENERAL SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the V.P. of Perioperative Services and the OR Nurse Manager
according to established policies and procedures, the OR RN plans, coordinates, implements, and evaluates nursing care provided to patients of all ages, whose protective reflexes or self-care abilities are potentially compromised during a surgical or invasive procedure. Performs any other specialized nursing duties as assigned. The OR RN possess clinical knowledge, judgment, and critical thinking skills based upon scientific principles and evidenced based practice to address the patient’s physical, psychological, and spiritual needs. Practice is in compliance with all regulatory agencies including: The Joint Commission, Department of Public Health, CMS, CDC, and OSHA.
The OR RN ensures a safe environment for patients and staff, and serves as a resource to healthcare team members. The OR RN collaborates and consults with Management, Service Leaders, physicians, educator, staff nurses, and technical staff to ensure patient and family-centered perioperative nursing care. Although the OR RN collaborates with professional and technical providers, the OR RN is accountable for patent outcomes resulting from the nursing care provide during a surgical or invasive procedures.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• B.S.N. preferred
• Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in Massachusetts
• Three years of related nursing experience preferred
• Certification in Operating Room Nursing (CNOR) preferred
• Ability to arrive within 30 minutes when called in for and emergent or urgent procedure
MetroWest Leonard Morse Hospital
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