We are seeking a qualified candidate for an immediate opening in surgical services. The Operating Room RN is responsible for directing patient care during surgical procedures according to the AORN standards of care and approved protocol, specifically during the interoperative phase of surgical procedures.
Utilizing the nursing process, the RN assesses patient information and develops a plan of care to meet need of each patient. The RN prepares and tests equipment in advance of specific surgical procedures, administers patient support and/or teaching prior to anesthesia induction, participates as a team member to achieve outcomes, documents all significant information reflecting patient care plan, and maintains aseptic techniques and report deviations from standards and nursing practices. This individual must possess strong communication skills.
Graduation from an accredited nursing program and a minimum of two years job-related experience, as an intraoperative RN, or equivalent is required. RI State Licensure and BLS is also required.
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