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Operating room - OR RN - Travel Nurse

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Location: Fairbanks, AK

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We're looking for Operating Room RNs for an immediate travel nurse opening in Fairbanks, AK. 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:


Additional duties for Circulating OR Nurses may include:

Additional duties for Scrub OR Nurses may include:

Additional duties for RN First Assistant may include:

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.



Must have 2 current years OR experience, in an acute care setting. Must have ACLS, BLS, and PALS. Precepting experience strongly preferred


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