The Operating Room Registered Nurse is responsible for assisting surgeons in the OR. OR Nurses will prep the room and the patient for surgery and make sure that all equipment is safe and working correctly.
Operating Room RN duties consist of:
Analyzing the health of the patient before, during and after the procedure.
Predict the needs of the surgeons and provide instruments and supplies to them during procedures.
Preserving and labeling any items needed for laboratory examinations.
One year of experience as an Operating Room RN within the past two years.
Active Nursing License in good standing.
Up to date Basic Life Support from American Heart Association.
Negative Drug Screen.
Oregon is a land of dramatic beauty. From its rugged coast to the tall peaks in the Cascades, from lush verdant forests of the Columbia River Gorge to stark beauty of Crater Lake, Oregon holds unparalleled experiences for nature loving registered nurses.
Portland is the largest city in Oregon and it is located in the fertile Willamette Valley where you can tour a winery or visit a covered bridge (more covered bridges than anywhere else in the west). Portland has moderate marine weather with warm, but not hot, dry summers and temperate rainy winters--ideal weather for growing roses which gives Portland it's nickname of "The City of Roses." Portland was named by American Style magazine as one of the top Big City Arts Destinations in the U.S. and is filled with art and sciencemuseums, public gardens and bookstores for you to explore. Powell's Books is the largest independent bookstore in the country and the largest bookstore west of the Mississippi.
The Columbia River Gorge is a spectacular canyon that cuts from the Cascade Mountains down to the sea between Oregon and Washington. Over it's 80 mile length are incredible waterfalls, high canyon walls, and lush forests. The Columbia River Highway is an incredible drive any time of year. Don't miss it!
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