Waterbury Surgery Center

Operating Room Nurse

Utilizes the nursing process to provide comprehensive nursing care during the peri-operative phase. Coordinates total patient care in coordination with other health team members particularly the Center’s team. Functions as a patient advocate utilizing the Patient’s Bill of Rights. Demonstrates professional growth and development by accepting responsibility and accountability for one’s nursing practice.

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  1. Current state nursing license with 3-5 years of operating room experience
  2. Current CPR licensure
  3. Required to successfully complete facility-wide competencies and medication administration exam provided
  4. Demonstrated interpersonal communication skills
  5. Prior knowledge of surgical instrumentation and peri-operative equipment or ability to learn same
  6. Requires prolonged periods of standing and walking
  7. Requires ability to perform lifting and transport of patients; and lifting of instrument trays and equipment weighing up to 40 pounds
  8. Ability to work with a minimum of supervision and to organize work in order of importance
  9. Ability to work effectively in stressful situations and in a variety of peri-operative environments
  10. Requires manual dexterity to operate equipment and handle instrumentation, hearing to understand verbal instructions and near vision to distinguish supplies and instrumentation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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