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Registered Nurse - Operating Room

Company: Alto Health Care Staffing
Location: Scottsbluff
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: As a Registered Nurse in the Operating Room at our healthcare team, you will play a vital role in ensuring the safety and well-being of surgical patientsYou will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals to deliver high-quality preoperative care, manage surgical instruments and equipment, and maintain a sterile environmentYour expertise and attention to detail will be essential in facilitating successful surgical procedures. Key Responsibilities:

  • Preoperative Assessment: Conduct thorough preoperative assessments to ensure patients are prepared for surgery, addressing any concerns or medical history issues.
  • Surgical Assistance: Assist surgeons during surgical procedures, including passing instruments, maintaining a sterile field, and providing necessary equipment and supplies.
  • Patient Advocacy: Advocate for patient safety and comfort throughout the surgical experience, addressing any concerns or changes in the patient's condition promptly.
  • Sterile Technique: Maintain a sterile environment in the operating room, including proper sterilization of instruments and adherence to infection control protocols.
  • Patient Education: Provide patients and their families with preoperative and postoperative education to ensure understanding and compliance with care plans.
  • Documentation: Accurately document all patient care activities, assessments, and interventions in accordance with facility policies and regulatory standards.
  • Team Collaboration: Collaborate closely with surgeons, anesthesia providers, surgical technologists, and other healthcare professionals to ensure the smooth flow of surgical procedures.
  • Emergency Response: Be prepared to respond to emergency situations during surgery, including code situations, while maintaining composure and following established protocols.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Ensure proper functioning and availability of surgical equipment and instruments, reporting any malfunctions or deficiencies promptly. Qualifications:
    • Current Registered Nurse (RN) licensure in state of practice
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred
    • Certification in perioperative nursing (CNOR) preferred
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in perioperative nursing or operating room setting
    • Strong understanding of surgical procedures and aseptic techniques
    • BLS and ACLS certification required
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
    • Critical thinking and problem-solving abilities
    • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills Benefits:
      • Competitive salary and benefits package.
      • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement.
      • Access to ongoing training and development programs.
      • Supportive and collaborative work environment.
      • Meaningful work that makes a difference in patients' lives. OR RN 13 week assignment 40 hrs 10 hr variable shifts with call one night per week and every 4th weekend BLS & ACLS required NE or multi-state license 2 yrs of current OR experience required Must have experience with Ortho and Neuro EMR: Cerner ASAP start

Keywords: Alto Health Care Staffing, Cheyenne , Registered Nurse - Operating Room, Healthcare , Scottsbluff, Wyoming

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