Chambersburg, PA | Nursing | Tracking Code: 82881

Perioperative Nurse - PRN

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Under the direction of the Director, Summit Surgery Center, is responsible and accountable for the administration and coordination of perioperative nursing care consistent with the current standards of care and practice, facility policies and procedures and is consistent with and supports the mission, goals and care values of the center.

PRN - Day/Evening/Night

2 Off Shifts (Night/Weekend) in a 6 week period

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Consistently demonstrates the center’s commitment to mission, goals and core values by serving as a role model to peers and other members of the staff.
  2. Responsible for compliance with the center’s policies and procedures and Nursing standards of care and practice as evidenced by practice and behavior.
  3. Actively participates in the development and maintenance of an effective quality assurance program.
  4. Reports QA activities on an agreed upon basis to the Director, Summit Surgery Center.
  5. Actively participates in programs to achieve and sustain performance by serving customer needs uniquely.
  6. Demonstrates the ability to assume leadership and management responsibilities; supports attainment of goals and objectives. supervises others to whom nursing interventions are delegated
  7. Demonstrates knowledge of principles of growth and development over the life span and the skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served.
  8. Consistently communicates with customers/patients and demonstrates a willingness to provide information and assistance.
  9. Consistently exhibits responsiveness to others in the organization at all levels.
  10. Maintains a high level of problem solving ability and critical thinking skills.
  11. Consistently contributes to the resolution of problem by offering effective options, alternative and solutions.
  12. Responsibilities for compliance with safety and preventative maintenance activities for all medical and other technically advanced equipment to minimize failures and unsafe conditions as well as compliance with standards of appropriate accrediting bodies, OSHA, Medicare and/or other regulations

Common Expectations:

  1. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  2. Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  3. Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  4. Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.


  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 year experience as a circulator in a multi-service operating room or recovery room
  • Minimum Education:
    • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing
  • Minimum Field Of Expertise:
    • Medical/Surgical nursing
    • Preferred ExpertiseScrub expertise; Perioperative and recovery room nursing experience
  • Required Courses:
    • Registration and current RN license in PA; Basic Life Support (BLS); Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS); Moderate Sedation Education [ACLS, PALS and Moderate Sedation Education can be obtained within the first year]
  • Physical Demands:
    • Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
    • Lifts (up to 50 lbs.), positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Lifts supplies/equipment
    • Manual dexterity and mobility
    • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching

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