Operating Room (OR) Nurse Jobs

Operating room nurses have a keen eye and attention to detail, which can mean the difference between life and death for their patients. Whether you’re just starting or are a seasoned veteran, Sunbelt has new opportunities waiting for you!

At Sunbelt, we listen to you. Whether you’re looking for a long-term or short-term assignment, we take the time to understand what’s important to you in your career and we can make it happen.

What Is An Operating Room (OR) Nurse?

Operating room nurses have a tremendous responsibility of working with patients, as well as their families, who are preparing to undergo a surgical procedure. OR RNs help with evaluations, planning and implementation to ensure that patients are cared for at an optimal level.

Operating Room Nurse Duties

Some of the responsibilities of an OR Nurse include:

  • Provide care to patients before, during and after an operation
  • Ensure patient's files are updated
  • Administer medications and other treatments
  • Prepare and sterilize operation instruments

To be able to perform duties as an OR RN, you are required to have completed the typical education requirements for an RN and complete a certificate program that qualifies registered nurses for operating room jobs.

Operating Room (OR) Salary & Job Outlook

OR RNs can anticipate a favorable job outlook, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts growth for nursing jobs across industries. This job position continues to serve an essential role in the healthcare setting. The salary can vary based on your skills, certifications, education, experience and the location of the hiring facility. However, OR nurses who learn specialized skills are likely to have higher salaries.

Start browsing our open OR nurse jobs below and contact us to get started finding your dream job!

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