Travel Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse - (OR RN)
- Aug 30, 2017
- Healthcare : Registered Nurse (RN)
12906464 Job Description & Requirements
Perioperative Nurse - Operating Room Nurse - (OR RN)
StartDate: ASAP Available Shifts: 12 N
With a caregiving model based on optimal patient outcomes, the well regarded team members of this Operating Room (OR) unit seek a compassionate, driven RN to join their ranks. This environment is creative and patient-centric, providing a unique opportunity to work on complex cases with a dedicated team. Your expertise will be utilized to provide the best of patient care within this innovative Operating Room (OR) unit.
The role of the perioperative nurse / operating room nurse (OR RN) is to provide care for patients before, during, and after surgery or surgical procedures. The OR nurse / OR RN also serves as patient educator, circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse, and potentially RN first assistant or operating room director with additional training. Circulating OR nurses work within the operating suite but outside of the sterile field; scrub OR nurses handle and prepare operating instruments and equipment within the sterile field. Perioperative nurses work in every type of healthcare facility, including hospitals, ambulatory or outpatient surgery centers, and physician offices.
2 years recent experience in OR
Trauma experience required
Circulating experience required
Scrub experience preferred
MUST HAVE ACTIVE ACLS AND BLS
About the Facility
Since opening its doors in 1983, this medical center has been committed to helping residents of Houston, Texas live longer, healthier lives. The 180-bed facility offers an array of services and specialties including a 24-hour emergency department, therapy and rehabilitation services, surgical services, and a women's health center. This respected hospital has twice been a recipient of HealthGrades Critical Care Excellence Award and was the recipient of HealthGrades Pulmonary Care Excellence Award seven years in a row.
From rodeos and performing arts to space exploration and medical research, Houston is a city with a uniquely vibrant style and flair. This truly Texas-size city is the ideal destination for traveling health care professionals looking to broaden their skills at highly respected facilities, while enjoying the city’s cosmopolitan flair, renowned arts scene and wide open spaces.
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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