• Operating Room RN (13 Week Travel Assignment)

    Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
    # of Openings
    25
    Category
    Nursing
  • Overview

    OPERATING ROOM RN JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Consults and coordinates with healthcare team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.
    • Serves as the communication liaison to family and members of the operating team.
    • Takes and monitors patients’ vital signs.
    • Ensures that operating on the 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 post-operation education plan, as prescribed by the 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.

    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

    • Must have state RN license
    • Two years RN experience
    • ACLS, BLS Certifications
    • PALS Certification if required
    • BSN preferred but not required
    • Travel experience is preferred but not required

     

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