Job Description

Location: Odessa Regional Medical Center
Posted Date: 7/26/2022

About ORMC:

Odessa Regional Medical Center was founded in 1975 as Odessa Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Through the years, the hospital grew and evolved into a full-service healthcare facility and the name was changed to Odessa Regional Medical Center to reflect its larger campus and more comprehensive services. The hospital has 225 beds and has approximately 250 physicians on staff and has over 700 employees.

Today, ORMC offers a wide spectrum of healthcare services, including advanced diagnostic imaging technology, emergency care, innovative surgical procedures, maternity care, comprehensive cardiac services and general medical care.

About the Shift:

Full Time Days

About the position:

Responsible for direction, coordination, and flow of patient care in the Perioperative Services Department which includes all services offered in pre-admission testing, ambulatory surgery, operating room, post-anesthetic care, endoscopy lab, and central sterile processing. Consults with staff, physicians, and the Perioperative Services Director on nursing problems and interpretation of hospital policies to ensure that the patients’ safety and care needs are met. Assists Director in meeting all regulatory requirements. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department. Provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the perioperative environment. Communicates with the surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition. Coordinates the activities related to the maintenance of equipment, supply inventory and related processes. Assesses perioperative unit for equipment functioning and readiness. Ensures all appropriate needs of perioperative team are met. Participates and leads activities to ensure patient satisfaction and safety goals are met. Other duties as assigned.

Regulatory Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Certifications as indicated by the Steward Certification document.
  • Operating Room management experience preferred
  • Minimum of two (2) year work experience in the operating room.

Language Skills:

  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages desirable.

Skills:

  • Basic computer knowledge.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.

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