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RN Registered Nurse – Operating Room Surgical Services (Surgery)

Ascension, A53

This is a Contract position in Burnet County, TX posted April 23, 2020.

Job Description We Are Hiring RN Registered Nurse
– Operating Room Surgical Services (Surgery) Seton Highland Lakes Hospital
– Burnet, TX Monday
– Friday; flex shifts days usually 8-1500 hrs.

Mondays and Thursdays can be 10 hour shifts.

Must have OR RN experience Now Offering OR RN Sign-On Bonuses at Seton Highland Lakes Hopsital up to $15,000 Available for experienced OR RNs Payout based on education, experience and specialty.

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, is a faith-based non-profit healthcare system founded in 1902 by the Daughters of Charity.

Called to be a sign of God’s unconditional love for all, Ascension Seton strives to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services.

Ascension Seton operates more than 100 clinical locations, including four teaching hospitals which serve as training sites for Dell Medical School at The University of Texas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care.

As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need.

In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do The Surgery Unit at Seton Highland Lakes Hosptial has 3 surgical suites and handles Ortho, General Surgery, Podiatry, Endoscopy, Gynecology and Urology.

Nestled in the heart of the Hill Country, roughly 50 miles northwest of Austin, Seton Highland Lakes Hospital is a a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital which has a long and proven history of providing the highest quality medical care to Highland Lakes’ residents.

Seton Highland Lakes Hosptial has a small family environment with excellent schools and outdoor activities As an Associate with Ascension Seton, you will have the opportunity to deliver professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.

Responsibilities: Performs scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.

Performs circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.

Directly assists operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient positioning.

Prepares operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.

Participates in pre-operative assessment of the patient.

Provides closure of the subcutaneous and skin without the surgeon’s assistance as requested.

Places and sutures drains as directed.

Documents experiences needed to maintain competency.

Identifies patient/family learning needs and implements appropriate measures when assisting responsibilities permit.

Promotes patients/staff relationships and affects conflict resolution.

Participates in development of scheduling system to assure absence of conflict.

Assists with staff education activities.

Participates in product evaluation, cost containment and ordering of supplies, organization and proper processing of supplies, instruments and equipment.

Contributes to and participates in quality improvement and other appropriate committee activities.

Performs other duties as assigned.

May be required to be “on-call.” What You Will Need Licenses/Certifications/Registration: Required Credential(s): Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

One or more of the following: Advanced Life Support obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

BLS Provider obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education: Diploma Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Work Experience: None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws.

It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity.

Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present ef