Provides circulating and/or scrub nurse services in the operating room during surgical procedures and assists surgical team as needed in any other capacity, according to established procedures. Responsible for taking necessary precautions to decrease risk, and for the safety of patients.This role includes taking responsibility for communication among team members, traffic patterns in the OR suite, proper use of surgical attire, proper facilitation of personnel and supplies in, through and out of the unrestricted, semi-restricted and restricted areas of the OR. Maintaining storage requirements, sterile technique, smoke evacuation, and overseeing scrub tech duties. Other unit responsibilities may include participation in performance improvement, clinical education, staff meetings and record keeping.Maintains competencies.Overseen by the Manager of the Operating Room. Reports directly to the Perioperative Services Director.
Has knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served in the OR.Has knowledge of growth and development over the life span. Speaks, reads and writes English.
Minimum of one yearsï¿½ experience in an acute care operating room or two years in an outpatient operating room preferred.
Current CA RN licensure
American Heart Association BLS
Job: Surgical Services
Primary Location: Placentia, California
Facility: Placentia-Linda Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Evening
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005023494
About Placentia-Linda Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.