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Registered Nurse
Ref No.: 18-04371
Location: Washington, DC, District of Columbia
Position Type:Contract
Registered Nurse
Washington, DC

MUST:
Experienced Registered Nurse
2 plus years of experience as an Operating Room Registered Nurse
Must have a Valid Registered Nurse Licensure in the state of Washington, DC
Must have circulating experience
Must have an active BLS certification
Scrub experience is highly preferred

DUTIES:
The Registered Nurse- Operating Room will be responsible for the following:
Work with all members of the health care team to provide optimal care to the patient throughout his/her surgical experience
Maintain a friendly, positive and caring attitude with all patients, physicians and staff
Maintain excellent physical and mental health
Provide patient education during all phases of the patient experience at the Center
Requires the ability to assists the physician during surgery and procedures by functioning in the circulating role. The position coordinates the activities of the Anesthesiologist, Surgical Technologist, and Surgeon to ensure safe patient care.
Requires the ability to ensure patient safety through appropriate transport, transfer and positioning of patient.
Requires the ability to ensure appropriate levels of supplies and equipment to provide safe patient care.
Requires the ability to monitor the environment to ensure sterile technique is maintained throughout the procedure
Requires the ability to operate and trouble shoot OR surgical equipment
Requires the ability to perform professional intra-operative nursing care of the patient by utilizing the nursing care process and making a plan for patient care.
Must be flexible, and open to change along with the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.
Must be able to work in with other nursing staff in the pre-op, OR, and PACU, as well as with ancillary staff, to provide safe, efficient patient care.

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.