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Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse

  • 441975
  • Registered Nurse
  • February 13, 2019
  • 6600 Bruceville Rd.
  • Sacramento, CA 95823
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • May 06, 2019
  • NurseChoice
  • Temporary
  • $1,992 - $2,195*
  • *Actual revenue will vary depending on location, clinical setting, pay or mix and other factors.

Job Description & Requirements

Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse

Essential Functions: • Maintains orthopedic equipment in good working order, inspecting and testing at least weekly. • Coordinates and assures all appropriate equipment, instrumentation and positioning devices are available for surgical case. • Checks instruments and equipment for sterility, cleanliness, and functionality prior to the start of the case. • Assists with set up and use of equipment during procedures. • Assist with allocation of equipment for procedures on a daily basis. • Assists team members to place and position patient on table. • Scrubs arms and hands and dons gown and gloves. • Dons personal protective equipment when required. • Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors, cuts sutures, and performs other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation. • Assist with sponges, needles, and instrument counts before and after operation. • Puts dressings on patient following surgery. • Actively participates in meeting patient safety goals in promoting quality and safe patient care. • Assists in room turnover to include room cleaning. • Recommends use of equipment, purchase of new/replacement equipment, additional parts and supplies. • Assembles/compiles case carts with supplies, instruments, and equipment in preparation for the procedure. • Performs related duties as necessary. • This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Required Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: • Current RN license and RNFA certification. • Minimum one (1) year of acute Operating Room experience within the past three (3) years; experience with orthopedics, podiatry and needed equipment to do the above surgeries. • High School Diploma/GED. • BLS • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. • Ability to write simple correspondence. • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other incumbents of the organization. • Basic computer skills. • Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment. • Also, refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

Facility Location

The gateway to the Gold Country, the seat of California state government and the perfect launching pad for trips to stunning Lake Tahoe and Yosemite National Park, this thriving state capital is filled with surprises. With its abundant natural beauty, Wild West charm and many riverfront attractions, “the city of a million trees” has something for everyone.

Job Benefits

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

About the Company

NurseChoice isn't your ordinary travel nurse recruitment agency. An AMN Healthcare company, NurseChoice is the national leader in connecting registered nurses with quick-start, short-term travel assignments (typically four to eight weeks in duration), including EMR and critical staffing assignments, while also offering some of the travel nursing industry's best benefits and highest pay rates. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.

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