University of South Alabama Registered Nurse in Mobile, Alabama
Operating Room MC, AL
USA Medical Center
H02330 & H02329
The University of South Alabama Health System helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, USA's health network includes USA Medical Center, USA Children's & Women's Hospital, USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA Physicians Group and the USA College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practitioners and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. The USA Health System delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.
In addition to advanced and innovative patient care offered at University hospitals and clinics, USA's medical education programs provide first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. The USA Health System delivers excellence in care while improving the quality of life for residents across the Gulf Coast.
The USA Health System is managed by the USA HealthCare Management, LLC.
Practices family centered nursing according to policies and Nurse Practice Act; utilizes the Nursing process to: assess the patient, plan individualized care, identify expected outcomes, and implement/evaluate nursing interventions for patients and families; administers medications including controlled substances by all routes; starts IV's; responds to overhead pages; adheres to current Infection Control and Safety Standards; performs therapeutic and/or diagnostic procedures as ordered; performs basic life support and management of arrest situations; maintains appropriate supplies for procedural needs; provides appropriate care to specimens and cultures as directed by set Policies and Procedures; maintains accurate and complete medical records to include utilizing correct documentation tools and procedures and completing peri-operative assessments, pain assessment tools, and patient charges accurately; manages peri-operative patient utilizing principles of aseptic practice and initiates corrective action when breaks occur; performs scrub/circulating duties and establishes/maintains sterile field; maintains unit specific quality control logs; accompanies patient to PACU and reports to nurse; adheres to electrosurgical safety Policy and Procedures; monitors and maintains peri-operative environment; available in hospital within thirty minutes of call; regular and prompt attendance; ability to work schedule as assigned and overtime and call as required; related duties as required.
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing meeting the minimum standards set by the State of Alabama and licensure with the state of Alabama as a Registered Nurse.
Working Days and Hours
Rotating Days & Shifts