Operating Room Registered Nurse – New Wage

POSITION SUMMARY: The Operating Room Registered Nurse is that professional who is directly responsible for coordinating intra-operative care of the patient and indirectly responsible through coordination and information sharing of both pre- and post-operative care.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education, Licensure and Certification:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and currently licensed to practice in the State as a Registered Nurse 
  • Must maintain BLS/ACLS/PALS

Experience:

  • Two (2) years’ experience surgical nursing preferred               
  • Scrub and circulating experience preferred

Physical:

  • Must be able to Sit, stand, and walk continually
  • Frequently bend, climb, reach overhead, carry/push or pull up to 25 pounds, grasping/squeezing
  • Occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to speak and hear normal auditory levels

Mental: Stamina to withstand stress and strain.  Good memory, patient and tactful.  Emotional stability.  Able to both listen and direct. Skill in organization.

Mathematical skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, and percentages.

Language skills: Ability to understand, read, write, and speak English.  Ability to effectively present information, respond to questions, and professionally interact with managers, employees, clients, vendors, and the general public.

Reasoning ability: Ability to recognize and define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, and correct errors.  Ability to think critically using inductive and deductive reasoning.

JOB SKILLS AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of general nursing theory and practice, including basic disciplines, relating to nursing such as biological, physical, social and medical sciences and their application to patient care
  • Current knowledge of nursing theory and perioperative nursing care in the freestanding ambulatory surgery unit
  • Adequate understanding of a wide variety of medical/surgical pathophysiology, operative procedure and required patient preparations
  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to implement principles of aseptic technique
  • Understanding of proper positioning techniques
  • Knowledge of surgical instruments and equipment to include the use, handling and care
  • Knowledge of surgical procedures, techniques, symptoms and complications of surgery, anesthesia and consequent nursing interventions
  • Knowledge of actions of pharmaceuticals and anesthetic agents
  • Able to recognize emergency situations and assist in corrective actions
  • Have a working knowledge of fluid and electrolyte balances
  • Knowledge of the policies, procedures, philosophies, standards, goals and objectives of ambulatory surgery and especially those pertaining to the operating room
  • Skilled in age-based competencies
  • Knowledge of the underlying principles of treatment and nursing procedures
  • Able to approach his/her responsibilities with a bio, psycho, social, and technical approach incorporating those theories with the learned principles underlying treatment and nursing care
  • Able to organize and prioritize assignments, duties and responsibilities
  • Must be organized, flexible and versatile with the ability to function effectively in stressful situations
  • Must be able to accept and profit from instruction and constructive criticism and follow through to effect change
  • Must be able to recognize limitations and seek help or advice as needed
  • Able to identify, analyze and implement effective problem-solving techniques

JOB RELATIONSHIP: Is directly responsible to the Operating Room Manager.  Does not supervise any other employees.

POSITION DETAILS:

Full-time

Monday through Friday 4 X 10 hour shifts with rotating day off or 3 x 10 hour shifts with rotating day off.  Over five weeks of paid time off and excellent benefit package.

Wage: Min. $37.79 / Mid. $50.65 / Max. $68.15

Applicants email cover letter and resume (PDF or DOCX format) to jobs@bendsurgery.com. Include subject line, “Operating Room RN.” Position open until filled

Comments are closed.