REGISTERED NURSE – SURGERY / OPERATING ROOM (PRN)

Location: Premier Surgical Surgery Center on Papermill Drive

Part-time position: weekdays only.

Surgery: Operating Room

Job Duties:

  • Ensures that proper techniques and practices are used according to accepted standards of practice.
  • Performs scrub duties as necessary and to keep current.
  • Maintains count on sponges, needles and instruments to ensure no loss of items according to policy.
  • Performs all circulating duties with efficiency and speed.
  • Supervises and assists as a scrub nurse as necessary.
  • Positions patient, prepares procedure area, and adjusts table to proper position according to standard policies.
  • Has all supplies and equipment in room and provides to team as necessary.
  • Opens all sterile packs and supplies according to aseptic technique.
  • Assists surgeons, and other personnel as needed to ensure good patient care. Observes patient for changes in condition.
  • Reviews surgeon’s preference cards for desired medications and verifies same with surgeon.
  • Ensures all medications are administered and charted according to established policies and procedures.
  • Identifies and records patient’s response to medication when necessary.

Requirements:

  • Current Tennessee R.N. license
  • Certification in ACLS and BLS
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing