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Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room - OR
Ref No.: 15-01799
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 07/17/2015 to 07/15/2016
Perioperative Registered Nurse (RN) Responsibilities:
  • Must have strong clinical skills in understanding circulating and scrub.
  • Responsible in tracking the vital signs of the patient during surgical operations and assist healthcare professionals like the anesthesiologist and general surgeons.
  • After the surgical procedure, operating room nurses monitor their patients for possible complications and provide health education to their patients as well as their significant others regarding the process of recovery.
  • Responsible in directing and supervising nursing assistants and medical assistants in the operating room and make sure that proper surgical techniques are utilized based on the ideal standards. Report significant changes on the patient, regularly document the patient's records, complete incident reports that may take place, count instruments accurately such as needles, sponges and other surgical instruments present in the surgical unit.
  • May serve as scrub nurses if necessary and should prepare the surgical unit, position their patient, make sure that equipments are available and functional, adjust the surgical table based on standard policies and make sure that equipments are sterile. Observe for possible changes in their patient's condition making sure that all medications are accurately administered and are charted, handles cultures and specimen as directed and assist for any administrative duties.
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Type of Unit: Main OR, Multi-specialty functions in Ortho, Neuro, General Surgery, laparoscopic cases preferably robotic, Cardio-thoracic, ENT, GYN and GU cases.
  • Requirements: Must have 2-3 years current Operating Room Nurse Experience as an Registered Nurse (RN), ASN
  • Preferred Requirements: BSN
  • Certifications: PALS,BCLS, ACLS
  • Shifts:
Ambulatory Care Center 11a -11p
10a-6pm or 3pm-11pm Nurse manager position(MSN preferred, RN License, BLS, ACLS, CNOR, Current OR Nurse Manager Experience)
  • Preferably with flexibility on shifts but will take any available shifts; including 8 or 12 hours shifts.
  • Type of Assignment : Local /Travel Contract
  • Length of Assignment : 13 -26 weeks preferred
  • Please send Resume for consideration if interested in finding out more.
Required experience:
Operating Room: 2 years