Operating Room RN


Hazel Crest, IL

What you'll be doing

The candidate will demonstrate and practice aseptic techniques. Adhere to standards and appropriate aseptic techniques. Set up room for surgical procedures and identifies instrumentation and supplies. Set up room quickly and correctly, with minimal supervision. Pull correct instruments and supplies. Demonstrate ability to concentrate and quickly respond appropriately to directions given by circulating RN or physician. Maintain and update surgeon procedure preference cards as changes occur. Maintain supplies in assigned operating room. Communicate a positive and caring attitude toward the area, peers, staff, patients, and other contacts, demonstrate flexibility and adaptability in meeting the needs of client facilities, patients, and staff. Recognize and utilize appropriate lines of communication. Accurately communicate needs to co-workers and supervision. Maintain clinical skills and expand knowledge base through participation in continue education programs. Keep informed of changes in practice through organizational participation and/or reading current literature. Represent the surgical services as a responsible paraprofessional in appearance and demeanor.

What your background should be

The candidate must be able to stand for prolonged periods during surgical procedures and bending over equipment and patients for extended periods. Ability to take high risk for exposure to body fluids, high risk for exposure to lacerations, puncture wounds from sharp instruments. Able to take moderate risk for exposure to electrical shock from use of electrical equipment, occasional exposure to x-ray and fluoro rays during procedures, occasional exposure to infections, some exposure to odor. Ability to lift 75 pounds, support up to 250 pounds. Able to transfer adult patients up to 250 pounds. Current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state in which he/she practices is needed. Documentation and confirmation of one year of operating room clinical experience in an acute care hospital within the last three years preferred. Able to full command, verbal and written of the English language. Must be have the current health certificate. Successful completion of the maxim screening for the clinical specialty area with score of 80% or higher is needed.

Required Schooling / Training

Not Specified

Who is the client company

The client is a privately held medical staffing company.
If you are interested in this position, send your resume to apply@kochdavis.com