OR Registered Nurse

Location:
Albuquerque , CO 97420 - US
Duration: Full Time
Job ID: R2901 (23596373)
Contact: Multiple
Practice Type: Hospital
Job Posted: 11/11/2022

OR Registered Nurse - R2901 (23596373)

Operating Room RN Sign-on and Relocation Available

The future looks bright at Bay Area Hospital, and we are always searching for quality people to join our team. We offer a great atmosphere, competitive pay, a wide array of benefits, and many growth opportunities for our employees.

Operating Room RN Sign-on and Relocation Available

Within the RN scope of practice as defined by the Oregon State Board of Nursing, applies the nursing process to the care of patients. Teaches patients and significant others. Documents patient care in the medical record. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to effectively coordinate overall care of the patient.
PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Functions as circulating nurse or scrub nurse, as appropriate
  • Manage patients undergoing minimal and moderate sedation, including medication administration, monitoring, routine and emergency airway management
  • 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


Must have a Registered Nurse licensed for the state of Oregon

Must possess 2-5 years of experience as a OR RN in an Acute Care environment

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS)

Graduation from an accredited perioperative program preferred

CNOR preferred