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OPERATING ROOM NURSE - Jamaica West Indies


Operating Room nursing job duties also include patient education, circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse, and potentially RN first assistant or operating room director (with additional training). Circulating OR nurses work within the operating suite but outside of the sterile field; scrub OR nurses handle and prepare operating instruments and equipment within the sterile field. Perioperative nurses work in every type of healthcare facility.
Provide efficient and effective perioperative nursing care to patient.
Maintain surgical services in accordance with competency standards.
Complete all physician orders, administer medications, and conduct treatments and tests for patients in a timely manner.
Assist with patient care in recovery room, procedure room and operating room.
Develop and implement nursing care plan for assigned patient.
Execute proper use, care and handling of surgical equipment to ensure safety of operating staff and patient.
Maintain current and in-depth knowledge of sterile techniques.
Communicate continuously with operating team and other medical staff to meet needs for patient care.
Assist in ordering, storing and maintaining surgical equipment and supplies.
Prepare operating room with surgical equipment, sterile, linens and supplies that will be needed during surgery.
Maintain order and cleanliness in operating room.
Prepare patients including cleaning and disinfecting body areas for surgery.
Prepare timely and accurate records of patient history and recovery charts.

Qualification and Experience

Must Possess a B.Sc. in Nursing
Minimum two (2) years’ experience in similar role
Must have valid Nursing License

Click on Apply Now to write your cover letter and forward your CV to the Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC)

The Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) is the premier centre of excellence for cardiovascular care in the English Speaking Caribbean. HIC Heart Hospital is the only dedicated full service Specialty Heart Hospital in Jamaica and the wider Caribbean.
HIC provides comprehensive and sophisticated diagnosis and management of all forms of heart diseases and has multiple locations and several heart stations situated across Jamaica to improve access to care to all Jamaicans. HIC provides expert diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular care and consultative opinion locally and remotely via a network of specialists around the world linked by a global tele-medical network.
Now, locals and international visitors can receive world-class cardiac care without time-consuming and life-threatening travel to distant centres.

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