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Travel Nurse RN - OR - Operating Room

Company: NurseFly
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Job Description:

About the jobTravel Nurse Across America is seeking a travel nurse RN OR - Operating Room for a travel nursing job in Bridgeport, Connecticut:


  • Specialty: OR - Operating Room
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: 12 weeks
  • 36 hours per week
  • Shift: 12 hours

    We're looking for Operating Room RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Bridgeport, CT. The right RN should have 1-2 years recent acute care experience as a circulating nurse, and/or scrub nurse, and potentially RN first assistant. Read below for more requirements.

    As an OR Travel Nurse, you will assist physicians and medical staff in caring for surgical patients, as well as providing pre- and post-surgery care and education to the patient. 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. Surgery responsibilities may include preparing instruments for specific surgical procedures, monitoring and observing the patient during surgery, and responding to potential complications alongside the physician.

    As an OR Travel Nurse, you should be prepared to perform the following tasks:


    • Provide basic bedside care.
    • Prepare, administer and record prescribed medication, reporting any adverse reactions to treatment.
    • Serve as the communication liaison between patients' family members and members of the operating team.
    • Ensure that the correct procedure(s) is being performed on the correct patient.
    • Initiate patient education plan as prescribed by physician; teach patients and families how to manage medication and home care needs.


      Additional duties for Circulating OR Nurses may include:



      • Responding to comfort and safety needs of patient.
      • Accurate care and handling of specimens.
      • Monitoring equipment used during surgery.
      • Inventory of surgical items pre- and post-procedure.


        Additional duties for Scrub OR Nurses may include:



        • Selection and handling of surgical instruments and supplies during procedures.
        • Inventory of surgical items pre- and post-procedure.


          Additional duties for RN First Assistant may include:



          • Assist physicians by delivering direct surgical care.
          • Help control bleeding.
          • Suture patients following surgery.


            OR Travel Nurses should be able to stand and walk for long periods of time, as well as bend, lean and stoop without difficulty. RNs should be able to easily lift 20 pounds. Moving or lifting of patients may require lifting of up to 50 pounds at times. RNs may face hazards from exposure to certain chemicals or infectious diseases in the operating room environment.2 years pre/post op exp and BLS required. CT lic required

            TNAA Job ID #378653. Pay package is based on 36 hours per week (subject to confirmation). 2 years pre/post op exp and BLS required. CT lic requiredAbout Travel Nurse Across AmericaAt Travel Nurse Across America, we take pride in doing things differently. We place our nurses on high-paying assignments in exciting locations across the country, but it's our service before, during and after your assignment that sets us apart. Our dedicated, supportive staff understands how stressful preparing for a travel assignment can be, and that's why we put our experience to work for you to remove the headaches and send you smoothly on your way.

            Across our recruiting, clinical, quality assurance, payroll and housing teams, we promise to go out of our way to offer you an exceptional customer service experience. You may be a temporary employee of the facilities you serve, but when you travel with us, you become a permanent part of the TNAA family!

            Some of the benefits you receive with TNAA:


            • Low Census ProtectionTM - We pay for the number of hours you've agreed to work in your contract, regardless of changing needs of the hospital due to low census.
            • Paid Sick Leave - Sick leave begins accruing from your first day, and you're eligible to use it after 90 days of employment.
            • Travel Reimbursement - We offer up to $1,000 in travel expense reimbursement.
            • Your Way is Paid - TNAA pays for all costs associated with getting the licenses and certifications needed for your assignment.
            • Housing - Get the most out of your housing subsidy with our Easy Stay program or utilize our company provided housing.
            • Insurance - We offer liability, vision, dental and health from Cigna, available from day one.
            • Multiple Bonus Opportunities We offer extension, rebook and completion bonuses. We also offer TNAA Boost Pay and referral bonuses.
            • More of what we offer can be viewed on our website at, www.nurse.tv/benefits/.



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