Operation Room Charge Registered Nurse Evenings

Coos Bay, Oregon , OR 97420 - US
Duration: Full Time
Job ID: R945 (23580492)
Contact: Emily    Call: 541-269-8430
Practice Type: Hospital
Job Salary: $70,000 to $80,000
Job Posted: 11/11/2022

Operation Room Charge Registered Nurse Evenings - R945 (23580492)

Bay Area Hospital in Coos Bay, Oregon is seeking an experienced Charge Nurse to oversee the evening shift. The ideal candidate should possess experience in Nurse, managing a Operating Room department in our facility during the evening shift. They will be expected to provide order and delegate tasks among unit nurses. Their duties include admitting and discharging patients, assigning nurses to patients and taking inventory and ordering medical supplies as needed.

The Charge RN is also expected to practice within the scope of RN duties defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing.

Essential Duties

* Functions as circulating nurse or scrub nurse, as appropriate

* Manages patients undergoing moderate sedation, including medication administration, monitoring, routine and emergency airway management

* Prepares Operating Room for surgery

* Reviews provider’s preference card, confirms all necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment are available

* Opens supplies and instruments using aseptic technique; checking for package integrity, expiration dates and indicators

* Performs counts with scrub technician

* Administers medications aseptically to a sterile field

* Transports patients to the OR and Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) to give report and finish documentation as needed ? Stays with patients to assist with induction anesthesia

* Provides physical and psychological comfort and support to patients

* Sees patient in pre-op area for assessment and interview, reviews chart/consent and checks for surgical site markings

* When patients are stable and anesthetized, positions the patients, applies warmers and preps the surgical sites while maintaining patient’s privacy

* Monitors draping to make sure all areas are covered with sterile drapes

* Initiates surgical safety checklists and procedural timeout

* Connects all equipment and cords ? Completes all necessary documentation ? Continues to monitor surgical field, anticipates needs of surgical team, confines and contains sponges in sponge counter (as applicable; assesses patient for urine output, thermal considerations, etc.)

* Assists and facilitates room turnover


* Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oregon

* American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) or must be obtained by the last day of the month after the 60-day grace period

*American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or must be obtained by the last day of the month after the 6 month grace period

* Graduation from an accredited perioperative program preferred

* CNOR preferred