Registered Nurse - Operating Room - Sacramento

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Registered Nurse(RN)
Operating Room
Sacramento, California
The city of Sacramento is the capital of California, with a population of over 500,000. The broader Sacramento metro area is home to over 2.4 million residents. Sacramento is a major center for healthcare, with world-renowned UC Davis School of Medicine close by, making it an ideal location for talented healthcare professionals. Whether you prefer to work in a hospital, clinic, home care or senior housing setting - Sacramento job opportunities in healthcare are abundant.
Operating Room Nurses care for patients before, during and after surgery. They work alongside surgical teams and act as a liaison between them and the patient's family. OR nurses also equip patients and their families for postoperative care.
Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room Responsibilities:
  • Implements protective measures prior to operative or invasive procedure.
  • Implements protective measures to prevent skin or tissue injury due to thermal, mechanical, electrical and chemical sources.
  • Uses supplies and equipment within safe parameters.
  • Administers prescribed medications and solutions.
  • Provides for safe patient transfer
  • Applies principles of aseptic technique
  • Establishes and maintains sterile fields
  • Performs skin preparations
  • Administers care to wound site
  • Demonstrates knowledge of sterilization methods
  • Implements, monitors and evaluates thermoregulation measures
  • Serves as scrub person during operative procedures
Registered Nurse (RN) Operating Room Qualifications:
  • One year recent OR/RN circulating experience in a multi-specialty setting
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • BLS
  • CNOR - preferred
  • RN License