The Eugene-Springfield Metropolitan area is characterized by beautiful natural scenery, notable coffee shops and microbreweries, avid college sports fans, and its environmentally and socially conscious residents. If you haven't yet experienced the unique identify of the Pacific Northwest, take it into consideration for your next travel nursing contract.
Oregon as a whole is a great destination for a travel nurse who wants to spend time in the great outdoors. Both Eugene and Springfield are surrounded buttes and trails that are ideal for hiking, biking, and taking in gorgeous mountain views. Even the paths through the developed areas of the city will take you along scenic rivers and through covered bridges.
Eugene-Springfield has a packed calendar throughout the year that will help you get out and explore your temporary home on your days off. Eugene's Saturday Market, the oldest of its kind in the US, is a huge open-air market that runs all year long. The Friday Artwalk is a monthly event during which galleries throughout the area have free entry. Beyond that, there are always countless museums, music venues, and restaurants to be explored.
The Oregon Country Fair is one of the Eugene-Springfield highlights with food, live entertainment, and vendors from all of Oregon. Nurses doubling as sports enthusiasts will be right at home with the University of Oregon fandom. Catch a Ducks football game at Autzen Stadium to experience one of the loudest sports venues in America. Whatever you're looking to get out of your travel contract, it can likely be found in this gorgeous setting. Give Nurses PRN a call to see what opportunities are available!
The OR Nurse is responsible for assisting surgeons in the operating room. OR Nurses will prep the OR and the patient for surgery and make sure that all equipment is safe and working properly.
OR Registered Nurse duties include:
- Assessing the health of the patient before, during and after the procedure.
- Predict the needs of the surgeons and hand medical instruments and supplies to them during procedures.
- Preserving and tracking any items needed for laboratory examinations.
One year of experience as an OR RN within the past two years.
- Active Nursing License in good standing.
- Up to date BLS through American Heart Association.
- Must pass pre-employment drug screen.