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Operating Room (OR) RN
Ref No.: 18-14953
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Position:Operating Room (OR) RN
Location:St. Louis,MO USA 63110 
Duration: 3 months
Hours Per Shift: 08
Shift Start Time:03:00 PM

Description:
  • The surgical services area provides preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative care.
  • Each patient is assessed by an RN upon admission, prior to a surgical procedure, and immediately post procedure.
  • Reassessments are based on type of procedure, type of anesthesia/sedation, and AORN/ASPAN standards.
  • PACU provides post procedure recovery after surgical, endoscopic and other invasive procedures.
  • The Preoperative area provides pre-procedure assessment and preparation, as well as, Phase II recovery care for patients requiring care needed prior to discharge.
  • The majority of patients are discharged directly from the PACU after anesthesia evaluation/clearance.
  • SPD provides services for reprocessing and sterilization of instrumentation used throughout the facility, including Surgical Services.
  • AAMI standards are observed.
  • In addition to the day to day care provided by the nursing staff, members of Surgical Services participate on a variety of unit and hospital committees, as well as, our unit based practice council. 
  • Travel