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Job Details

RN - Operating Room

Date Posted: 06/14/2022

Requisition Number: 2353

Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital

Work Days: 7am-5:30pm on-call nights, weekends & holidays

Category: Registered Nurse

Department: OR Cambridge

Job Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day / Evening

Hours/Week: 36

Union: Yes

Union Name: MNA Cambridge

DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:

CHA Perioperative Services consists of Orthopedics, General Surgery, Ophthalmology, Urology, Plastics, Podiatry, Vascular and Endoscopy and many other services. Cambridge Health Alliance's experienced Surgery team has performed thousands of procedures at some of Boston's finest teaching hospitals. Today, we have recruited highly-regarded surgeons and are able to provide state-of-the-art care in our operating rooms. The department has grown significantly adding skilled surgeons who bring specialized care to our communities. Our most recent initiatives includes a minimally invasive surgery program, hepatobiliary and pancreatic program, and multidisciplinary breast center. All of our Surgeons handle routine cases as well as more complex procedures. Whenever possible, we use minimally invasive techniques to reduce the discomfort and recovery time of surgery. Many procedures can now be done on an outpatient basis with patients going home the same day. These procedures including Endoscopy are performed at Cambridge and Everett hospital and outpatient Endoscopy is performed at our Somerville Campus.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:
The main purpose of the Operating Room nurse is to provide quality patient care according to Cambridge Health Alliance and the Association of perioperative Registered Nurses standards of nursing practice. The role of the operating room nurse is to assess, plan, implement, evaluate and document patient care in a professional manner. The Operating Room nurse will demonstrate the ability to provide care in the perioperative setting to include both the functions of the scrub and circulator. The Operating Room nurse knows and understands the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of nursing service. Clinical nursing leadership at Cambridge Health Alliance is manifested by personal commitment, accountability, and initiative in clinical practice. Patients are our priority. It is the clinical nurse who assists patients to reach their health care goals. RN graduate of an accredited nursing school.

Qualifications/Experience:
Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing
Current Massachusetts RN License in good standing
All newly hired RNs are required to have a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree or within one year from date of hire
American Heart Association BLS certification required
Successful completion of Periop 101 during CHA orientation
CNOR preferred
Minimum 2 years current Operating Room (OR) nursing experience including circulating and scrub roles is preferred
On call obligations required for nights, weekends and holidays

KEY WORDS: OR Nurse, OR RN, Operating Room Nurse, Operating Room RN, PeriOp Nurse, PeriOp RN


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