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Travel OR RN

Austin, Minnesota 55912

Job ID: 9581 Category: Health

Job Description

  • The RN in the Operating Room circulates and coordinates the surgical team in all aspects of O.R. activities, providing for optimum perioperative nursing care to patients.
  • Functions as the patients' advocate.
  • The registered nurse (RN) is accountable for the coordination of nursing care, including direct patient care, patient/family education and transitions of care.
  • The RN supports professional nursing practice across practice settings and across the continuum of care to meet the needs of the patient and family.
  • The RN will function within the Mayo Nursing Care Model, which includes accountability for planning, implementing, evaluating and communicating all phases of nursing care for assigned patients.
  • The American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice provide a basis for the practice of the RN.
  • The RN provides leadership through activities such as preceptor role, informal leadership roles, and quality improvement efforts.
  • The RN delegates patient care according to skill level, experience, patient acuity, fiscal accountability, and adequacy of resources.
  • The RN possesses excellent communication skills; is skillful in mentoring and teaching; and may participate on committees or projects.     
  • Stands and walks almost continuously during work schedule.
  • Transportation of audiovisual equipment.
  • Moderate to heavy lifting.
  • Exposure to cuts, burns, bio-hazardous materials.


Specific Job Details:

  • RN with experience in surgical pre-post (admit/discharge), PACU, providing moderate sedation for GI endoscopy procedures, operating room circulating.
  • Weekday day shifts (8 or 10 hour shifts), weekday on call rotation,
  • Weekend on call rotation,
  • Holiday on call rotation.
  • Working 40 hours per week.
  • Two will start 8/24 and one will start 9/6.



  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing and possessing a current MN/WI Registered Nurse license.
  • One year Perioperative nursing required.
  • Training will be provided to qualified candidates with a diverse OR background.
  • Clinical competency to include, but not limited to, guidelines and standards of care, policies and procedures; patient and staff safety policy and procedures;
  • Technical preparation, operation and care of equipment necessary to perform an appointed surgical procedure.
  • Understands team concept in working with others.
  • Possesses ability to prioritize in dealing with the needs of the surgical team during a case.
  • Ability to function under stress and pressure.
  • Professional attitude and sense of confidentiality.
  • BLS.          
  • ACLS
  • PALS


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