OR Registered Nurse

OR Registered Nurse Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a OR Registered Nurse to join our team.


  • Apprise Medical Director and/or Director of Nursing of suspected child oradult abuse;
  • Monitor patient vital signs at various stages of care;
  • Administer drugs and other agents as directed by the practitioner oranesthesiologist;
  • Determine patient’s/parent’s ability to understand and retain instructions;
  • Instruct patients and/or adult companions as appropriate regarding postdischargecare;
  • Arrive for duty promptly;
  • Complete event reports as necessary;
  • Other duties as assigned;
  • Assists in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and retention of operating room/corresponding ancillary area employees;
  • Provides professional nursing care to patients in the Surgery Center, utilizing established policies and procedures, ensuring safe and effective care;
  • Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals;
  • Care is provided based on ages of the population served; 1 year through geriatric – 65 years or older;
  • Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care;
  • Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Nurse Director, Nurse Supervisor;
  • Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.


  • FL RN license and/or approved multistate license;
  • May require unanticipated need to work beyond scheduled shift due to patient care needs;
  • Ability to read, write and speak English;
  • Handle potentially dangerous materials;
  • Current BLS required;
  • BLS and/or ACLS and/or PALS certification as required by Director of Nursing;
  • Current BLS (Basic Life Support) required;
  • ASLS required;
  • Current Pennsylvania nursing license;
  • Previous experience in OR preferred;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • CNOR preferred;
  • Potential exposure to disruptive or uncontrollable patients;
  • Previous experience in acute care preferred.

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