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OPERATING ROOM NURSE (FULL TIME/PER DIEM/PART TIME)

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Job Summary

We are looking for a competent Operating room nurse (or perioperative nurse) to assist surgeons during operations and keep the operating room sterile at all times.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

Job brief

They need to possess phenomenal efficiency and attention to detail with a strong knowledge of operation procedures and patient safety. Being compassionate and sensitive is a prerequisite for the profession. The ideal candidate goes one step further by being a critical thinker, fast to act in emergencies.

Responsibilities

  • Assess patients prior to surgery (e.g. NPO status) and alleviate their concerns

  • Gather all supplies needed for the operation

  • Assume responsibility of keeping the operating room sterilized

  • Position and prepare patient on operating table

  • Pass medical instruments or other objects to the surgeon during operation

  • Monitor patient’s vital signs to detect anomalies

  • Evaluate patient in postoperative phases

  • Adhere to safety standards and precautions

  • Assume duties within or out of the sterile field as assigned

  • Comfort and familiarity with medical equipment, troubleshooting

  • Cleaning and sterilizing medical equipment

Requirements

  • Proven experience as operating room nurse (circulating and scrub)

  • Excellent knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques

  • Solid understanding of patient safety and precautions

  • In-depth knowledge of surgical operation procedures

  • Outstanding organizational ability

  • A great team player with excellent communication skills

  • Cool tempered with emotional and physical stamina

  • Diploma in nursing and a valid license

  • Must be a team player, have initiative and work well with other team members.

  • Must be willing to take on different roles in order to aid the growth of the business

Education: Must have Bsc in Nursing from an accredited University and have completed NYSC

Required years of Experience: 2-3 years

Salary Range: 150k-250K

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