Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse

  • 441976
  • Registered Nurse
  • March 07, 2019
  • 6600 Bruceville Rd.
  • Sacramento, CA 95823
  • 8 D
  • 13 Weeks
  • May 03, 2019
  • Onward
  • Temporary
  • $1,992 - $2,195*
  • *Estimate of weekly payments is intended for informational purposes and includes hourly wages, as well as reimbursements for meal & incidental expenses and housing expenses incurred on behalf of the Company. Please speak with your Recruiter for additional details.

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

Required Qualifications

Basic Qualifications: o Current RN license and RNFA certification. o 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. o High School Diploma/GED. o BLS o Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. o Ability to write simple correspondence. o Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other incumbents of the organization. o Basic computer skills. o Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment. o 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

Onward Healthcare's travel nursing assignments typically last 13 weeks, and include:

  • Competitive pay rates and comprehensive benefits
  • Medical plans with dental and vision
  • Complimentary, high-quality private housing
  • 401(k) and flex spending options
  • Life insurance
  • Accident and short-term disability coverage
  • Free continuing education (CE) courses
  • Travel allowances
  • Guaranteed pay program
  • Tuition discount program
  • Referral bonuses

About the Company

Onward Healthcare, an AMN Healthcare company, is a travel nursing company dedicated to moving our nurses careers "onward and upward." Our team of expert recruiters connect clinicians with exclusive travel nursing opportunities at the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare facilities. Onward's nursing assignments are part of a larger, comprehensive RN career development and consultation service. Onward/AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.

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