Tower Health

Nurse Intern- Operating Room

Job Locations US-PA-Phoenixville
Requisition ID
2018-16724
Hospital
Phoenixville Hospital
Shift
Day shift
Department
Operating Room
Category (Portal Searching)
Nursing/Patient Care
# of Openings
1

Overview

Assists the OR team in direct and indirect patient care, under the direction of the Charge nurse and the RN in room assigned.

Responsibilities

Responsible to help with  transportation of patients, specimens and paperwork. After orientation and training intern witll assist the circulating nurse with the care of the patient intraoperatively. This will imclude opening sterile supplies, assisting with sterile prep, and running for supplies. AFter orienting to scrubbiing, intern may function as "extra set of hands" holding retractors, etc. Will learn scrubbing, gowing and gloving in sterile fashion. If available, will work in Sterile Processing learning instrumentation and sterilization techniques. Will assist with pulling cases for emergencies and the next day.

Qualifications

Must be enrolled in an accredited nursing program. Must have completed at least the Nursing Fundamental Course.

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