Registered Nurse Critical Care Surgery & Operating Room Full Time Mixed
Southern Hills Hospital and Medical Center - Las Vegas, NV

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The Operating Room RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient before, during and after a surgical procedure.
  • Provides nursing care to the patient undergoing surgical procedures.
  • Provides comfort and support for pre-operative patients.
  • Participates in the care of patients receiving conscious sedation.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Administers prescribed medications, applies dressings, monitors vital signs.
  • Assists physician during procedures.
  • Maintains aseptic techniques and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  • Coordinates the operating room with respect to sterility, cleanliness, availability of functioning equipment and supplies.
  • Ensures the proper handling of specimens.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. Q
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Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current NV RN license
Minimum of 5 years in Peri-Operative Services, for either Surgery or Endoscopy Care Unit.

Working knowledge of Sterile Processing guideline and Standard of Practice.



Moderate Sedation - in house certification

AORN /CNOR preferred .

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Utilizing advanced digital technology and a highly skilled medical staff, Southern Hills Hospital & Medical Center is committed to...