Operating Room Nurse

Location
61356, Princeton
Salary
Salary + Benefits/PTO/Retirement + More!
Posted
May 01, 2018
Closes
Jun 01, 2018
Specialty
OR / PACU
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Summary:  

Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates patient/family/significant other’s needs and nursing care in the operating room.  Assists with preparation of operating room set-up; provides assistance to surgeon and anesthesia personnel; inpatient and outpatient patients; maintains patient safety and coordinates nursing care for patients while under anesthesia.  Fullfills on-call department responsibilities.  Acts in a clinical leadership role; demonstrates professional/clinical competency; functions under aseptic techniques; assists with patient care of all ages and performs other related duties.

Education and Experience:  

Diploma, Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in nursing; valid and current license with the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation.  ACLS Certification preferred and required within one year. PALS preferred. Previous surgery experience preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  

Basic computer skills; good interpersonal communication skills; ability to work independently; ability to use proper body mechanics when lifting, pushing and pulling; motor coordination to work with equipment; ability to understand oral/written instructions; understanding of medical terminology.

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