Registered Nurse (RN) – OR – Operating Room

Job description

The ideal candidate:

  • New Jersey or New York State Registered Nurses with Acute Care / Operating Room – OR – hospital experience.

The OR – Registered Nurse provides direct patient care. The Registered Nurse collaborates with patients, family/significant others, peers, physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary healthcare team in the delivery of healthcare services to patients. Assesses the patient’s needs, plans care, implements and evaluates the medical and nursing regimens in accordance with the hospital and nursing philosophy, policies/procedures and standards. He or she demonstrates leadership skills and commitment to professional accountability and growth.

The ideal candidate will have hospital/in-patient/bedside experience. Will be a responsible and well-trained professional able to give the best nursing care with little supervision. You will be compassionate and cool-tempered. You will be able to follow health and safety guidelines faithfully and consistently. The goal is to promote patient’s well-being by providing high quality nursing care.


  • Monitor patient’s condition and assess their needs to provide the best possible care and advice
  • Observe and interpret patient’s symptoms and communicate them to physicians
  • Collaborate with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
  • Perform routine procedures (blood pressure measurements, administering injections etc.) and fill in patients’ charts
  • Adjust and administer patient’s medication and provide treatments according to physician’s orders
  • Inspect the facilities and act to maintain excellent hygiene and safety (decontaminating equipment, sanitizing surfaces, preparing beds etc.)
  • Provide instant medical care in emergencies
  • Assist surgeons during operations
  • Supervise and train LPNs and nursing assistants
  • Foster a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families
  • Expand knowledge and capabilities by attending educational workshops, conferences etc.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • OPERATING ROOM – OR – PROCEDURE ROOM experience required!
  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing with current New York or New Jersey state RN licensure and registration
  • BSN (preferred) – or Associates Degree
  • BLS certification (through American Heart Association) is required
  • ACLS certification (through American Heart Association) is required
  • PALS certification preferred
  • NIHSS certification preferred
  • Knowledge of current nursing, medical and health trends and practices in rendering of patient care.
  • At least 1-2+ years of Operating Room/OR/Procedure Room/Acute Care Nursing experience
  • IV insertion, conscious sedation and phlebotomy skills
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety guidelines and procedures (sanitation, decontamination etc.) and willingness to follow them at all times
  • EMR experience – Epic is preferred
  • IV Certification, CCRN – preferred
  • Successful completion of Department and Unit Training & Orientation Program
  • Provide current COVID vaccination card

Job Types: Full-time, Contract, Temporary

Pay Rate: $100.00 – $105.00 per hour


  • Health insurance
  • Referral program

Medical specialties:

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medical-Surgical
  • Perioperative Care
  • Surgery
  • Trauma Medicine

Physical setting:

  • Acute care
  • Hospital
  • Inpatient
  • JCAHO accredited facility
  • Level III trauma center
  • Level II trauma center
  • Level I trauma center
  • Level IV trauma center
  • Operating room

Standard shift:

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift

Supplemental schedule:

  • Holidays
  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • 3×12
  • Rotating weekends
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:

COVID Vaccination required, booster strongly preferred

Work Location: One location