Or Intern

internship - part time, unpaid

Methodist Health System
Omaha, NE
Closed
Posted 57 Days ago
Methodist Health System
Omaha, NE
internship - part time, unpaid
Posted 57 Days ago
Closed

Description

OR Intern Req Number: 13964 Company: Methodist Hospital Located at: Omaha, NE Work at : 0001 - Methodist Hospital 8303 Dodge St - Omaha NE 68114 Department: Surgery Main Status: Part Time Shift: Day Shift Hours: 7-5p Hours Per Week: 24 Starting Hourly Rate: 15.00 Contact Information: * Contact: Kenneth Pewett Job Details: * RN Required * * Purpose of Job * Works as part of a team delivering care by assisting physicians and surgical team members during operative procedures. * Job Requirements * Education * High school education or equivalency required. * Must be enrolled in an accredited nursing program and actively pursuing degree. * Experience * Prior experience in a healthcare setting preferred. * License/Certifications * American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification required. * Skills/Knowledge/Abilities * Knowledge of operating room processes and patient procedures. * Ability to understand and follow instructions and schedules. * Ability to read and communicate information clearly and completely. * Physical Requirements * Weight Demands * Medium Work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force. * Physical Activity * Occasionally Performed (1%-33%): * Climbing * Crawling * Kneeling * Sitting * Frequently Performed (34%-66%): * Balancing * Carrying * Crouching * Distinguish colors * Keyboarding/typing * Lifting * Pulling/Pushing * Repetitive Motions * Stooping/bending * Twisting * Constantly Performed (67%-100%): * Fingering/Touching * Grasping * Hearing * Reaching * Seeing/Visual * Speaking/talking * Standing * Walking * Job Hazards * Not Related: * Electrical Shock/Static * Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means) * Rare (1-33%): * Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-Ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc) * Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means) - NICU only * Occasionally (34%-66%): * Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment) * Equipment/Machinery/Tools * Explosives (pressurized gas) * Frequent (67%-100%): * Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex) * Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF) * Mechanical moving parts/vibrations * Essential Job Functions * Essential Functions I * ------------ Assists in maintaining a sterile field during surgical procedure through consistent application of aseptic technique, while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Learns and follows policies and procedures for sterile technique. * Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the customer/patient to ensure understanding and comfort level of treatment, as outlined in the Age-Specific Criteria. * Includes data from the patient/significant other(s) in the assessment as appropriate. * Sets priorities for nursing action in a logical sequence according to patient's need following established physician's preference file and by direct communication with surgeon or anesthesiologist. * Provides teaching specific to the patient's health care problems. * Insures containers/specimens are labeled correctly. * ------------ Assists is performing scrub/circ duties in an accurate, concise and timely manner, while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Preparation for case according to Physician Reference Card. * Handling of instruments. * Complies with specific hospital and department's policies concerning safety. * Complies with specific hospital policy and procedures concerning infection control. * Maintains a clean, neat and safe environment for patients and staff according to hospital and departmental policy. * Ensures that supplies and equipment necessary for patient care are stored in an organized and efficient manner. * Demonstrates accurate patient information documentation on Perioperative record according to policy. * Demonstrates neatness and legibility. * Performing counts. * Handling medications and/or specimens. * Maintaining instrument tables according to standard procedure. * Actively participates in the �tear down� and/or turnover of the room following a case. * ------------ Learns to readily identify location/secure supplies/equipment in the core, while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Ability to set up cases and pulling supplies. * Ability to prioritize needs for cases and has all supplies needed for surgical cases prior to start of case. * ------------ Uses communication skills that (are intended to) achieve the desired outcome, be perceived as satisfying and acceptable by those involved, and/or promote team work, while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Communicates effectively to solve problems. * Is approachable when working with others. * ------------ Assists in initiating action in response to information indicating risk(s) to correct, prevent, and/or minimize risk to patient, employee, or hospital, while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Communicates appropriately. * Demonstrates correct and safe technique in the use of equipment according to specific product information and policy and procedure manuals. * Follows appropriate procedure for obtaining and returning or cleaning/disposing of equipment and supplies. * Provides information to health care team and/or supervisors when necessary. * Charges accurately for use of supplies and equipment according to policy. * Performs scrubbing duties according to departmental policy. * Accurately performs all sponge, needle, and sharp counts at appropriate times according to department standards. * Demonstrates proper use of instruments, equipment, suturing, and stapling devices. * Saves and properly identifies all specimens according to department policy and procedure. * Prepares instrumentation according to physician PPFs and scheduled procedure. * Follow department policy for wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) during all procedures. * Provides for appropriate handling and labeling of all specimens, cultures, and blood draws according to department policy and procedure. * Transports patient to proper postop designation. * Using consent form, verbally confirms surgical team, patient identification, procedure, and right or left side = (time out). * Accepts additional nursing care assignments and performs under the direction of the surgeon. * Communicates to appropriate personnel regarding unresolved issues. * ------------ Sets/revise priorities appropriately, while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Priorities based on urgency, availability of resources, patient/family request, other departments' demands/duties. * ------------ Maintains a professional behavior in attitudes, demeanor, and interactions to achieve organization's mission. (Quality Improvement, Image of Nursing, Interdisciplinary Relationships, Professional Development, Community, and the Healthcare Organization) while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Maintains positive attitude. * Communicates effectively. * ------------ Provides appropriate care specific to the age of the patient, to ensure understanding and comfort level of treatment as outlined in the Age Specific Criteria, while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Demonstrates ability to give individualized care according to patient needs. * ------------ Other duties as assigned, while under the supervision of a licensed RN. * Demonstrates ability to give individualized care according to patient needs. * Communicates effectively to solve problems at the personal and unit level. * Is approachable and professional in working with other health professionals, ancillary staff, patients and family. * Takes pride in the unit by active participation in restocking and maintaining a clean environment. * Maintains a professional appearance, behavior, and work environment. * Maintains competence in area of experience. * Adjusts hours to meet patient services when cases are more or less than scheduled. * Maintains compliance with the department call coverage. * Complies with call-in time and policies. * Participates as a preceptor for competency based orientation of staff/students. * Adapts to change in a positive, professional manner. * Cooperates well with other staff, physicians, departments, and students. * Maintains positive working relationships. * Supports problem-solving approach to department and patient needs. * Follows through on problems that may compromise patient care by using the appropriate chain of command. * Consistently meets the hospital's published customer service quality standards. * Essential Functions II * ------------ Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management. * ------------ Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Behavior and company policies/procedures. * ------------ Other duties as assigned. Nebraska Methodist Health System is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by Federal, state or local law.

Skills

teamwork, communication, organization, problem solving, typing, latex, customer service, management, sales, training, teaching, policy, healthcare, scheduling, speaking

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