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Registered Nurse - Operating Room Float pool

Company: Advocate Aurora Health
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Aurora Health's Clinical Staffing Services is seeking Operating Room (OR) Registered Nurses to join our next level Float Team!!!

Come join a team that is engaged, flexible, and always learning new things!

Experience: 2 years Operating Room RN experience

Perks of working with Clinical Staffing Services (Float Pool):
Experience travel nursing without the travel - Work within the Aurora Healthcare system, floating to 4 different sites. Offering excellent variability in your day-to-day, experiencing new departments, faces, and build your nursing skills and relationships.
No more "same ole' routine" - Working in various hospitals and facilities helps to keep the days fresh and exciting (No more MUNDANE!!!). Everyday can be a new journey that may open doors to a new specialty area you may have never previously considered.
Gain impressive work experience for career building - Experience gained over time as a float nurse within a healthcare system can demonstrate that you are a reliable and dedicated employee that can learn on the go and rise to a variety of challenges.
Compensation - Float nurses receive a competitive compensation package that includes a base rate, additional float, shift, and weekend differentials. Mileage reimbursement is available for those that split their shift between facilities.
Benefits & Flexibility - In addition to a competitive benefits package, Aurora Health's Float Pool offers flexible self-scheduling, no on call requirements, and only 2 holidays per year!!!!!!

The Float Pool RN will serve as a champion in healthcare by:
Being part of a highly skilled, resilient, and versatile group of teammates committed to ensuring the delivery of quality and compassionate healthcare to diverse patient populations in a variety of settings.
Quickly adapting and integrating into new working relationships through consistent collaboration.
Coordinating comprehensive patient care through the nursing process to deliver safe, therapeutic care in accordance with established standards, policies, and procedures.
Leading efforts to always create the safest patient environment and the best patient experience.
Having the qualifications and competency to work in all acute care facilities within the defined Market.

Come join a winning team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time. Let Aurora Health be the destination for your professional growth!

Major Responsibilities:
Uses the nursing process to assess the needs of the patient, plan and implement individualized interventions and evaluate the effectiveness of the plan of care. Includes the patient and family in planning and implementing care and develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship throughout the healthcare continuum.
Anticipates and recognizes significant changes in the patient's condition, status, and need for care. Provides ongoing assessment of the patient and takes appropriate actions when changes occur. Anticipates and alters the plan of care as needed, mobilizes appropriate resources, and collaborates with other health care team members to coordinate patient centered care.
Implements strategies to reduce patient risk and increase patient safety. Assesses patient and family readiness to learn and individualizes the approach as necessary. Works collaboratively to develop strategies to meet the learning needs of the patient and family.
Demonstrates effective communication, feedback, and conflict resolution skills. Promotes collaboration among healthcare team members. Assumes a leadership role in the care team and delegates appropriately to unlicensed personnel.
Promotes a culture of safety through identifying threats to patient safety and intervening to prevent patient harm. Reports patient safety events and near misses in a timely manner. Seeks to identify potential safety issues and assists in the implementation of corrective actions.
Applies ethical decision making, demonstrates respect and understanding for peers, and other clinical disciplines. Participates as an effective member of the patient care team to formulate an integrated, unbiased, individualized approach to care.
Participates in quality/process improvement initiatives to improve the functions of the department and the patient care experience.
Participates in professional activities which contribute to personal professional development and the development of others. Seeks opportunities to be taught, coached, and mentored. Attends required meetings/educational programs and completes annual competencies in a timely manner.
Must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs, and to provide the care needed as described in the department's policies and procedures. Age-specific information is developed further in the departmental job standards.

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification Required:
Registered Nurse license issued by the state in which the team member practices, and
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification issued by the American Heart Association (AHA).

Education Required:
Completion of an accredited or approved program in Nursing.

Experience Required:
Typically requires 2 years experience in an OR setting

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:
Perform in scrub, circulating, and first assistant or pre/post S operative roles.
Assign activities to staff based on qualifications and patient needs.
Perform based on departmental policies (i.e., Surgical counts, time out or anesthesia blocks).
Continually monitor and anticipate the needs of the interdisciplinary team.
Proficient in telephone screening and interviewing skills.
Use facility resources appropriately and avoid wasteful practices.
Analyze work area and make recommendations for potential cost effective or process improvements

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend, reach above shoulders, and twist frequently throughout the workday.

Must be able to:
lift up to 50 lbs. from floor to waist.
lift up to 20 lbs. over the head.
carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance.

Must be able to:
push/pull with 30 lbs. of force.
perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present.
Position requires use of foot pedals on carts or machines.
May be exposed to chemical and hazardous waste as well as blood and body fluids and communicable disease. Therefore, protective clothing and equipment must be worn as necessary.
Must have functional speech, vision, hearing, and touch with ability to use fine hand manipulation skills for IV insertion and other procedures/functions.
Operates all equipment necessary to perform the job.

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Keywords: Advocate Aurora Health, Milwaukee , Registered Nurse - Operating Room Float pool, Healthcare , Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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