Operating Room: Registered Nurse

Durham, NC

Posted: 05/03/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Nursing Professionals Job Number: 6162 Skills: Operating Room

Travel Nursing: Operating Room Registered Nurse

Responsibilities:

Operating Room Nurses provide direct and individualized nursing care to patients based on the application of scientific nursing principles. In addition to general nursing care, responsibilities of OR Nurses include (but are not limited to):
  • Consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Conducts pre- and post-operative education
  • Serves as the communication liaison to family and members of the operating team
  • Takes and monitors patients’ vital signs
  • Ensures that operating on correct patient and the correct procedure is being performed
  • Provides basic, bedside care
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, through an IV) and records prescribed medications. Reports adverse reactions to medications or treatments in accordance with the policy regarding the administration of medications by a licensed registered nurse
  • Responds to life-saving situations based upon nursing standards and protocol
  • Records all care information concisely, accurately and completely, in a timely manner, in the appropriate format and on the appropriate forms
  • Preps operating room for patient/procedure
  • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology
  • Monitors patients’ physical and emotional well-being throughout the care continuum
  • Initiates patient education plan, as prescribed by physician. Teaches patients and significant others how to manage their post-treatment home care needs, self-administration of medication and rehabilitation
  • Performs other position-related duties as assigned, depending on assignment setting

Qualifications:
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) License for the state in which the nurse practices
  • North Carolina RN License
  • ACLS/BLS required
  • Must be available for nights
  • Cardiothoracic OR experience required
  • Level 1 Trauma experience

$600/week taxable
$1155/week non taxable
$1755/week gross pay
$1605/week after taxes

Please contact Samantha at 917-546-7211
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At Tact Medical Staffing we believe in building supportive personal relationships with our candidates to match them with the healthcare client that best meets their professional and personal lifestyle choices. Benefits include a personalized recruiter who is available 24/7, competitive pay packages, an advantageous referral program, and national health insurance coverage.

Samantha Batt

 Avid hiker, backpacker, kayaker and generally outdoorsy. I love helping people, understanding their passion, and connecting them to what they love doing.

I am a Travel Nurse Recruiter, and every day I get the opportunity to connect amazing nurses to incredible assignments!

 

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