Job Description & Requirements
Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse
o Checks instruments and equipment for sterility, cleanliness, and functionality prior to the start of the case.
o Assists with set up and use of equipment during procedures.
o Assist with allocation of equipment for procedures on a daily basis.
o Assists team members to place and position patient on table.
o Scrubs arms and hands and dons gown and gloves.
o Dons personal protective equipment when required.
o Hands instruments and supplies to surgeon, holds retractors, cuts sutures, and performs other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
o Assist with sponges, needles, and instrument counts before and after operation.
o Puts dressings on patient following surgery.
o Actively participates in meeting patient safety goals in promoting quality and safe patient care.
o Assists in room turnover to include room cleaning.
o Recommends use of equipment, purchase of new/replacement equipment, additional parts and supplies.
o Assembles/compiles case carts with supplies, instruments, and equipment in preparation for the procedure.
o Performs related duties as necessary.
o This job has no supervisory responsibilities