Pediatric RN, Operating Room in Philadelphia, PA at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 1/14/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    3551 North Broad Street
    Philadelphia, PA
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

To assist the physician in accomplishing the plan of care for the patient and to provide continuity between the patient care unit and the Operating Room / Post Anesthesia Care Unit.

  • Functions as a circulating or scrub nurse as assigned.
  • Participates as a team member and assists in all activities of the Operating Room.
  • Records and documents all information pertaining to patient care and procedures accurately and efficiently.
  • Assists in helping the surgeon and anesthesiologist accomplish a  plan of care for the patient.
  • Selects and prepares surgical equipment, instruments and supplies necessary for every surgical procedure for which he/she assists.
  • Plans, implements, documents and evaluates nursing care to meet the patient's assessed needs.
  • Assumes final responsibility and authority in the Operating Room when performing circulating nurse duties.
  • Supervises and instructs other staff members in the Operating Room suite when necessary.
  • Provides pre and post surgical teaching and follow-up to patient/family, as well as psychological support as needed. 
  • Assists in the preparation and maintenance of equipment and supplies.

Job Requirements

Current State of Pennsylvania RN license required

Basic Life Support (BLS) required

RN from an accredited nursing program, BSN preferred

2 years Operating Room experience required.

Successful completion of the peri-operative program.


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