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Revised- Staff RN OU Surgery Practice - Tulsa

Company: The University of Oklahoma
Location: Norman
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

OU Health Physicians Tulsa provides medical excellence to each of our patients in state-of-the-art practice locations throughout the city. We have a dedicated team of providers in over 20 specialties offering extraordinary care, unmatched expertise and a coordinated plan of care. From the Wayman Tisdale Specialty Health Center to OU Health Physicians South Memorial and all spots in between - we're committed to the health of our community's entire population.

OU Health Physicians Clinical Operations needs an experienced surgical RN to provide professional nursing duties in our Surgery Procedure Center as well as our Surgical Specialists Clinic. Our Staff RN provides physician assistance, patient preparation for surgical procedures, patient recovery and discharge instructions following procedures; information gathering, patient follow up, medication administration, data collection, collaboration, patient education, emergency response, and staff supervision.

POSITION INFORMATION: Performs nursing duties in an ambulatory practice setting. The Staff Registered Nurse will collaborate with an inter-professional team to provide patient care in an office setting, coordinate care across settings with patient, family, and/or other care providers, use evidence-based practice to collect and assess patient health data to develop a plan of care.


There are skills and responsibilities that are common across the ambulatory setting (primary or specialty care). A Staff Registered Nurse may perform any or all of these skills and responsibilities.

These may include but are not limited to:

  • Telephone, Medical Record, and in-person triage (for symptom management)
  • Review and act on test results (lab, x-ray)
  • Review and manage communications from internal and external "customers"
  • Initiate and monitor intravenous (IV) infusions (clinic specific)
  • Assist or perform procedures (e.g. ECGs, dressing changes, subcutaneous or intra-muscular injections, etc.)
  • Provide patient education
  • Assist with medication management (e.g. medication renewals)
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Assist with management of urgent and emergent patient care situations
  • Serve as a mentor and resource to others
  • Assist with the coordination of care across the continuum (e.g. inpatient, outpatient, home, skilled nursing facility, schools).
  • Assist with the management of patients with multiple chronic health conditions, acute episodes of care, behavioral health challenges while promoting and supporting prevention and wellness
  • May float to other clinics on as needed for operations need
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


Education: Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.Equivalency/Substitution: Will accept an Associate's Degree in Nursing with 24 months experice.

Experience: Experience in an ambulatory setting and/or surgery a plus

Certifications/ Licenses: State of Oklahoma Registered Nurse License and CPR Certification

Skill requirements:

  • Proficient surgical nursing and nursing team lead skills applicable to this position.
  • Must be proficient on all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Must have the ability to access, input, and retrieve information from the computer.
  • Excellent customer service skills and must be able to be sensitive and respectful of our patient's needs.
  • Must be able to follow patient safety and confidentiality (HIPAA) guidelines.
  • Must be able to work successfully with a diverse group of staff and members of the public.
  • Must be able to follow directions and work as part of a team.

Advertised Physical Requirements:

Outpatient Clinic: outpatient physician's office environment and exposure. The essential functions of this position will involve mobility (walking; being able to stand for long periods of time during patient exams/procedures, etc.). Must be able to lift up to (50) lbs in the function of patient positioning and assistance.

Surgery Procedure Center: Outpatient adult surgical procedures environment and exposure. The essential functions of this position will involve mobility (walking; being able to stand for long periods of time during patient exams/procedures, etc.). Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs in the function of patient positioning and assistance. Must be able to frequently must be able to frequently utilize hydraulics on patient gurney; frequently turn or position patients in bed recovering from sedation; assist patients in ambulating to restroom; utilize wheelchair to wheel patient to vehicle following procedure; pull wheelchair back to building.

A few reasons why employees love working at OU-Tulsa!

Paid time off that begins accruing immediately and bi-weekly pay-cycles.

Paid state government holidays for almost all positions.

Affordable, flexible medical & dental plan options for you & your family.

Want to continue your own education? You will have reduced tuition benefits!.

Free tuition at OU for your qualifying dependents!

Your choice of several affordable and secure retirement plans.

Flexible pre-tax spending accounts for health and child care expenses. Debit card for your health care spending account.

Locations with free employee parking and accessible Tulsa Transit stops.

There's always something going on at OU-Tulsa! Lunch & Learns, free seminars, and ways to become involved with your community.

Learn more about OU Health Physician's at the Tulsa campus HERE!

Should you be selected for this position, you may be asked to provide verification of the following as it applies to the position: academic experience, or degree(s); and licensure, or certification.

Keywords: The University of Oklahoma, Norman , Revised- Staff RN OU Surgery Practice - Tulsa, Other , Norman, Oklahoma

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