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Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.
As a Perioperative RN you will circulate surgical cases in an ambulatory perioperative setting in a fast paced environment.
***Day shift position: Monday - Friday, that only requires the occasional Saturday shift, no on-call***
- Addresses patient needs during admission to the operating room, with attention to requirements specific to the outpatient setting
- Identifies the patient and correct surgical intervention according to policy / procedure and communicates such information to all members of the surgical team
- Reviews patients medical records / needs to plan care with other healthcare team members
- Explains intraoperative phase of routine procedures and care to the patient
- Performs the circulating nurse's role and functions following approved operating room procedures to meet the requirements of scheduled procedures
- Provides continuity of patient care by communicating with other perioperative care personnel and documenting records accordingly
- Responds in a timely manner to meet the needs of the patient and physician
- Current, unrestricted NV RN license or temporary NV RN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV RN license upon expiration of temporary NV RN license
- Diploma in Nursing or equivalent
- BLS / ACLS
- PALS (within 90 days of hire)
- 1+ year of critical care experience in an Operating Room environment
- Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) experience
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