This position is eligible for the Education Debt Reduction Program (EDRP), a student loan payment reimbursement program. You must meet specific individual eligibility requirements in accordance with VHA policy and submit your EDRP application within four months of appointment. Approval, award amount (up to $200,000) and eligibility period (one to five years) are determined by the VHA Education Loan Repayment Services program office after complete review of the EDRP application. Learn more THIS IS AN OPEN CONTINUOUS ANNOUNCEMENT WITH A CLOSING DATE OF June 25, 2021 The initial cut-off date is May 12, 2021. Applications will be referred when vacancies arise thereafter. The Operating Room nurse is a direct care provider whose scope of practice involves providing nursing care for patients undergoing surgery and identified procedures at Operating Room Service. The major duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Functions as an integral member of the surgical team. Interfacing with patients, surgeons, and anesthesia staff in the surgical setting. Adheres to sterile technique, infection control and safety practices. Implements the pre-operative plan of care demonstrating knowledge of the responsibilities of the RN preoperatively, intra-operatively and post-operatively. Scrubs and circulates surgical procedures independently. Responsible for maintenance, care and use of equipment used, applying principles of asepsis, therapeutic and technical knowledge to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff. Work Schedule: Multiple tours to include 10:30am - 9pm; 8:30pm - 7:00am and 7am - 5:30pm, Monday through Friday NOTE: Shifts may vary depending on patient care needs. Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
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