RN - Operating Room

Location: Tahlequah, OK

Type of Job: Travel or Local Contract

Job Description

The Operating Room RN is responsible for working with surgeons in the operating room. Operating Room Nurses will prepare the OR and the patient for surgery and make sure that all equipment is safe and working correctly.

Responsibilities

Operating Room RN duties include:
  • Assessing the well being of the patient before, during and after the operation.
  • Anticipate the needs of the surgeons and provide medical instruments and medical supplies to them during procedures.
  • Gathering and labeling all items needed for laboratory examinations.

Requirements

One year of experience as an Operating Room Registered Nurse within the past two years.
  • Active RN License in good standing.
  • Current BLS through American Heart Association.
  • Negative Drug Screen.

Benefits

  • Weekly Pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • AFLAC
  • Referral Bonus
  • Renewal Bonus
  • 401-K
  • Joint Commission Certified

Tahlequah, OK

A couple elements that travel nurses are often looking for when interested in a contract is an area with beautiful scenery and a place known for its friendly, welcoming residents. Oklahoma hits both of these marks. With its mountain ranges, lakes, and plains, the varied landscape has no shortage of views.

The Wichita Mountains, containing hundreds of species of animals including bison, is one of the most popular sightseeing destinations in the state. You can take the Talimena Drive, a scenic route which goes through the mountains and the Ouachita National Forest or stay in Medicine Park, a small tourist town in the mountains full of Bed and Breakfasts, wineries, and quaint shops. 

The travel nurse who doubles as an outdoor adventure lover will find his or herself right at home in Oklahoma, where they'll have endless opportunities to go hunting, fishing, hiking, or rock climbing in their time off the clock. The nurse who prefers a low key mode of discovery might opt for the Oklahoma aquarium or try their luck at one of over 100 casinos. You could even get in touch with the Wild West at the Cowboy Hall of Fame. 

Whether you want to spend your time exploring the Great Salt Plains State Park or attending a festival in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma has the qualities to appeal to a variety of travel nurses. Give Nurses PRN a call if you're one of them!

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