Clinical Nurse I - Operating Room

Hospital for Special Surgery


Job Description
Overview How you move is why we're here. Now more than ever.Get back to what you need and love to do.The possibilities are endless... Now more than ever, our guiding principles are helping us in our search for exceptional talent - candidates who align with our unique workplace culture and who want to maximize the abundant opportunities for growth and success. If this describes you then let's talk HSS is consistently among the top-ranked hospitals for orthopedics and rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report. As a recipient of the Magnet Award for Nursing Excellence, HSS was the first hospital in New York City to receive the distinguished designation. Whether you are early in your career or an expert in your field, you will find HSS an innovative, supportive and inclusive environment.Working with colleagues who love what they do and are deeply committed to our Mission, you too can be part of our transformation across the enterprise. Clinical Nurse I - Operating Room Department of NursingO.R. EXPERIENCE REQUIRED As an integral member of our Magnet Nursing team, the successful RN candidate will be focused on - patient advocacy and delivering the highest quality of care to our patients Working in an evidence-based nursing environment that commands excellence every day, you will provide comprehensive peri-operative nursing care to our patients and their families in this acute care setting. Our core values center on respect, consideration, compassion for all individuals and maintaining awareness of diverse cultural and religious beliefs. Your capacity to collaborate with the interdisciplinary team and promote the highest standards of care and safety is critical to the mission of Nursing in HSS. ResponsibilitiesWork collaboratively with multidisciplinary health care teams to maintain the standards of professional nursing practices in a clinical settingCollect comprehensive data on patients' health (from patients and/or family members); Analyze data to determine needs & develop individualized care plans; update care plans based on progression and pathway as well as manage care deliveryEnsure that all physician orders are carried out appropriately and timely; work collaboratively with ancillary staff, including Patient Care AssistantsIntegrate patient care standards in all clinical activities; participate in performance improvement activities to improve patient safety, quality of care and patient outcomesMaintain sensitivity and awareness of cultural and religious diversity when addressing patients, visitors, co-workers and other customersPromote a supportive and team-oriented environmentSupport departmental responsibilities consistent with the long-range strategic plan, mission, vision and values of the hospital Minimum RequirementsBSN from an accredited school of nursing required1+ years' of OR experience, preferably ortho experienceNYS RN license and registration requiredBLS certification requiredACLS certification requiredEssential QualificationsHCAHPS/EPIC knowledge preferredYour scope of duties will include O.R. clinical competence, incorporating physical and emotional assessments, age specific competency, critical thinking skills, and educating patients and their family members regarding their plan of care and clinical pathway.Strong patient centered approach with emphasis on providing exemplary and world-class customer serviceMeticulous attention to detailSelf-motivated and proactive; a team player who knows how to think critically in a fast-paced, challenging environmentActive participant in seeking solutions to problemsHospital for Special Surgery offers a unique work environment, diverse job types and extraordinary career opportunities. HSS encourages and supports professional growth and development, recognizes individual contributions, and offers unique and highly competitive compensation packages. This is how we attract and retain highly skilled professionals, renowned for their leadership and vision in clinical care, teaching, research & development.
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