Ephrata, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 85352

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) - Operating Room - Days/Evenings

Denise Schappell
Denise Schappell
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

 

Full Time (80 Hours Biweekly)

Day/Evening Shifts 

May be scheduled any combination of the following shifts:

7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

On call rotation (evenings, weekends [Saturday & Sunday] & holidays)

 

General Summary:

 

Under the supervision of a registered professional nurse, provides nursing care to patients in an Operating Room environment. Assists clinical team with preparation and completion of care of patients undergoing surgery and/or procedure.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  1. Provides general nursing care and personal care assistance to patients, including checking vital signs, charting test results, application of preop CHG wipes
  2. Prepares the operating room for cases by setting up table, instruments and supplies according to type of case.
  3. Prepares room between procedures and after terminal cleaning. Monitors and restocks supplies.
  4. Assists in positioning and draping of patients for surgical procedures.
  5. Assists the surgical team during operative procedures.
  6. Maintain correct count of instruments, sutures and sponges.
  7. Prepares patient skin for surgery in accordance with hospital standards.
  8. Maintains aseptic techniques; actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  9. Performs point of use care of instruments.
  10. Assists surgeons during operations / procedures such as retracting tissues, cutting of sutures under direction/supervision.
  11. Identifies and cares for specimens.
  12. May be required to rotate work between the hospital and an ambulatory setting

 

Qualifications:

 

Other combinations of formal education, training and experience may be considered.

 

  • Minimum Education:  Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training
  • Minimum Experience:  2 years
  • Required Certification/Registration:  Current LPN license in PA; BCLS/ACLS/PALS certification, as required; Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • Required Course(s)/Training:  Completion of accredited LPN program; rhythm recognition course per unit of assignment

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