RN / Team Lead in ROUND ROCK, TX at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

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Job Description

Immediate need for a talented RN / Team Lead with experience in the HealthCare Industry. This is a 6+ Months contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Round Rock. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 19-53819

Key Responsibilities and Requirements:
  • The Lead surgical nurse is under the direct supervision of the Clinical - and the direction of the Nurse Manager.
  • He/she accepts overall responsibility for a designated surgical area of specialty.
  • The Lead Surgical Nurse is responsible for assuring that all equipment and instruments are operational. Ensures adequacy of equipment, supplies, and instruments.
  • Knowledgeable regarding service specific equipment and instruments which are out for repair or need replacement.
  • The Lead surgical nurse trains and precepts staff and acts as a resource to all staff for their specialty(s) They provide leadership by demonstration positive guest relations, effective communication skills, excellent work ethics, and superior leadership skills.
  • They can also perform all duties of a surgical staff RN.
  • Plans are specific nursing intervention for assigned patients.
  • Completes age appropriate assessment of patient prior to admission to surgical suite.
  • Initiates plan of care by proper preparation of patient for surgery
  • Provides patient teaching and emotional support for assigned patient.
  • Assists with the care of the patient during anesthesia induction and/or prepares patient for local anesthesia.
  • Demonstrates the ability to prevent patient injury.
  • Performs correct surgical preps.
  • Demonstrates mastery of representative cases and equipment used for all specialty area and has competent experience and knowledge base for all procedures.
  • Accurately documents nursing care rendered.
  • Assists in preparation for next day’s surgical event.
  • Assures adequate and appropriate supplies, equipment and instrumentation are available for specialty services per shift according to established departmental standards and par levels.
  • Responsible for restocking unused sterile supplies and equipment recognizing appropriate integrity of sterile supplies and equipment.
  • Assists and cooperates with other team members in completing their assignments in a timely manner, includes but not limited to turnover of OR suites.
  • Assists and oversee specialty tasks performed by Staff RN and Surgical Techs to assure the unit is provided with supplies, instruments and necessary equipment for specialty cases, within budget.
  • Oversee the functions of the service specific equipment, including trouble shooting and training staff on proper usage of equipment.
  • Responsible for updating staff on newly implemented ideas in the department and advising of process via email or posted notices
  • Obtain preferences for service specific physicians regarding procedures and update preference cards
  • Assist in any specialty areas to ensure all work is completed on time
  • Responsible for staff training related to service specific procedures.
  • Responsible for advance preparation of future procedure.
  • Assures supplies and equipment have been ordered and communicate to nurse.
  • Sets PAR levels of supplies and checks with levels on a weekly basis and notifies Material Coordinator of ordering needs.
  • Participates in budget and inventory control; only opens essential supplies.
  • Demonstrates competency for all surgical specialties and equipment.
  • Takes appropriate action to prevent/manage accident in the area.
  • Complies with Universal Protocol and National Patient Safety Goal.
  • Maintains current professional growth through independent study and continuing education programs.
  • Participates in performance/progress improvement activities.
  • Completes annual competency checklists.
  • Attends 80% of staff meetings.
  • Performs other duties as delegated by management.
  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, CNOR
  • BSN
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in the areas of specialization
  • Must have Previous charge experience
  • Neuro Experience Preferred
  • Required: Licensed by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners, current certification as BLS Healthcare provider, CNOR
  • Preferred: ACLS
Our client is a leading HealthCare Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. J2W:CB3