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Registered Nurse - Operating Room (000539)

  • Location: Elmhurst, Queens County, New York
  • Salary: 120-124 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Start Date: 2021-09-20
  • Job Ref: 21-19353
Medical Staffing Services Inc. has taken the stance that we are not the "temp body shop or headhunter” of yesteryear. We strive to be a trusted partner to our candidates, employees, and clients. Whatever your specific needs and goals may be, MSSI is a reliable solution and a unique and sharable total information hub.  MSSI has also been recognized as a certified small business enterprise. In addition, we are proud that we have earned the prestigious Joint Commission accreditation for staffing firms and have been awarded Best in Staffing 4 years running by our employees and client partners. We are: Providing the building blocks today, to overcome the challenges of tomorrow. 
Job Description:
Registered Nurse – Operating Room (Scrub & Circulating)
You will provide care and treatment to ill, injured, and recovering adults.

Developing and implementing nursing care plans for surgical patients. Preparing patients for surgery by cleaning and disinfecting areas to be operated on. Assisting surgeons during surgical procedures. Applying sterile techniques in handling medical instruments and equipment pre-, during, and post-surgery.
Below are some of the job duties the operating room nurse will be responsible for, but are not limited to the following: 
  • Coordinates use of supplies, instrumentation, and equipment for operative care.
  • Ensures equipment is functioning correctly.
  • Maintains patient safety standards.
  • Monitors, records, and communicates patient's condition and needs with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Manages overall care of the patient before, during and after the surgical procedure.
  • Advocates on behalf of the patient.
  • Documents preoperative and intraoperative care to be delivered in accordance with the surgeon, hospital, and regulatory agencies.
  • Evaluates, remediates and documents the surgical environment for aseptic merit.
  • Provides patient care with an understanding of age, culture-specific needs.
  • Addresses the biological, emotional, developmental, psychosocial, and educational status of the patient and his or her family and seeks to address concerns.
  • Coordinates professional development within their practice.
  • Performs core job functions with minimal supervision.
Bachelor's Degree
Registered Nurse in New York State
2 years' Operating Room experience, with scrub and circulating.
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
American Heart Association – BLS, ACLS & PALS
Phlebotomy Conscious Sedation Certification - Preferred
IV Insertion/IV Certification
Compliance Requirements:
Current Health Statement
2 Step PPD / QuantiFERON
COVID 19 Vaccination
Flu Shot
New York State Licensure
Hepatitis B
**The above list is just to prepare candidates for the possibility for credentials that may or may not be required.  If you have any of these documents available, you will want to get them around for fast track onboarding.  We ask you do not start to make appointments to obtain the above, until you have been officially offered and have accepted a position.  From there a member of our team will work with you on the exact requirements needed for your assignment. **

Shift Hours Between:     1130am to 12am
Hours Per Day:               12.00 Hours
Hours Per Week:             48.00
Days Per Week:               4.00
Contract Start Date: ASAP