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Registered Nurse-Operating Room
Ref No.: 17-03989
Location: Oxon Hill, Maryland
Position Type:Right to Hire
Registered Nurse- Operating Room
Oxon Hill, MD

MUST:
2+ year of experience as a Registered Nurse
Must have Operating Room experience
Experience working with Orthopedic cases is a plus
Must have experience circulating
Scrubbing experience is a plus
Must have PACU experience
VA Registered Nurse license
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) preferred
BLS Certification
ACLS Preferred



DUTIES:

The Registered Nurse will be responsible for but not limited to the following:
Uses established techniques in preparing for and assisting with surgical procedures
Provides and sets up necessary instruments
Supplies and equipment for different types of operations, according to established routines and instructions of the surgeon
Arranges instruments and other articles in specified order on portable table immediately accessible to, the surgeon
Anticipates surgeons needs for instruments, sponges, sutures, suction tubes and other items and hands them to surgeon in most expeditious manner; maintains aseptic field
Observes patient during surgical procedure to detect possible complications and/or breaks in sterile technique
Manages contaminated instruments and supplies during operation procedures to prevent spread of infection
Places patient in prescribed position to assure access to operative field
Adjusts operating table and accessory equipment as may be required
Prepares operative area and drapes patient or assists surgeon with draping
During operative procedure, preserves and labels operative specimens for laboratory analysis
Provides special equipment such as cauterizes, electro-surgical machines, diagnostic lights and other special-, apparatus and. assures same is in proper working order
Observes progress of surgery

After operation, may apply or assist in applying dressings ,and transferring patient, from operating room to recovery room
Cleans or directs cleaning and sterilization of contaminated instruments, equipment and supplies
Re-sterilizes unused supplies; cares for and stores delicate surgical instruments; cleans or assists in cleaning operating room areas and caring for and disposing of infectious and soiled linen after conclusion of each Operation


Quadrant, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Quadrant is committed to administering all employment and personnel actions on the basis of merit and free of discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. Consistent with this commitment, we are dedicated to the employment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, persons of all ethnic backgrounds and religions according to their abilities.