Job Description & Requirements
Operating Room Registered Nurse
The role of the preoperative nurse or operating room (OR) nurse is to provide care for patients before, during and after surgery. OR travel nursing job duties also include patient education, circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse, and potentially RN first assistant or operating room director (with additional training). Circulating OR nurses work within the operating suite but outside of the sterile field; scrub OR nurses handle and prepare operating instruments and equipment within the sterile field. Preoperative nurses work in every type of healthcare facility.
- 1+ years' experience in last 3 years
- Valid state nursing license