Operating Room Nurse Responsibilities and Duties

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Provide efficient and effective perioperative nursing care to patient.

Maintain surgical services in accordance with competency standards.

Complete all physician orders, administer medications, and conduct treatments and tests for patients in a timely manner.

Assist with patient care in recovery room, procedure room and operating room.

Develop and implement nursing care plan for assigned patient.

Execute proper use, care and handling of surgical equipment to ensure safety of operating staff and patient.

Maintain current and in-depth knowledge of sterile techniques.

Communicate continuously with operating team and other medical staff to meet needs for patient care.

Assist in ordering, storing and maintaining surgical equipment and supplies.

Prepare operating room with surgical equipment, sterile, linens and supplies that will be needed during surgery.

Maintain order and cleanliness in operating room.

Prepare patients including cleaning and disinfecting body areas for surgery.

Prepare timely and accurate records of patient history and recovery charts.

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