PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The primary purpose of your job description is to assess, plan, direct, administer, teach, and evaluate nursing care; to ensure quality and efficiency according to established policies and procedures, and especially the performance of job-related technical skills.
Duty 1: Collaborates with the surgeon and surgical team members in providing safe, optimal outcomes for the patient.
Duty 2: Demonstrates intra-operative ability to handle tissue, provide exposure, utilize instrumentation, suture and provide hemostasis.
Duty 3: Maintains sterile field while moving throughout the surgical suite.
Duty 4: Assumes an active role in keeping informed regarding changes in policies, surgical procedures and equipment
Duty 5: Supports the implementation of clinical changes and evidence-based practices.
Duty 6: Tailors nursing care to meet the age specific and developmentally appropriate patient care.
Duty 7: Demonstrates knowledge of care standards that reflect professional and The Joint Commission guidelines for care and recognizes personal accountability for the guidelines.
Duty 8: Demonstrates appropriate isolation techniques and procedures in accordance with universal precautions to maintain a clean and safe work environment.
Duty 9: Demonstrates cost effective awareness and practices efficient and appropriate use of supplies and equipment.
Duty 10: Assures patient's right to confidentiality of care and treatment.
Duty 11: Maintains an awareness and demonstrates an understanding of the surgical patient's need for comfort, positioning, safety and follows through to provide needed services.
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