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Operating Room Registered Nurse - RN - Perioperative Nurse

Operating Room Registered Nurse - RN - Perioperative Nurse

Job Description

Operating Room Registered Nurse - RN - Perioperative Nurse

UF Health Jacksonville (Florida) is seeking qualified Operating Room RNs to join the team staffing our state-of-the-art ambulatory medical center, UF Health North, slated for opening in early 2015. The multispecialty center has also been approved as a 92-bed inpatient hospital to open in 2017. UF Health Jacksonville offers highly competitive salary based on experience and a comprehensive benefits package. Relocation assistance may also be provided.

The Operating Room RN provides nursing care to surgical patients utilizing the nursing process and the standards of care of a professional nurse. The OR RN is expected to perform all staff nurse activities and functions as charge nurse when assigned.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provides surgical nursing care in accordance with the American Nurses Association (ANA), Association of Operating Room Nurses (AORN) standards, hospital policies and procedures, and the Florida Nurse Practice Act
  • Collects and assesses patient data in an effort to provide a safe environment for the patient during their perioperative experience
  • Anticipates needs for the surgical procedure based on the patient assessment, procedure performed and physician preference
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills as evidenced by the ability to apply AORN standards and hospital policy
  • Provides patient centered care and demonstrated BEST “must have' behaviors to achieve a high level of patient/family satisfaction
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Operating Room Registered Nurse - RN - Perioperative Nurse

To be eligible for the Perioperative Registered Nurse position, qualified candidates must possess the following qualifications:

  • Current RN license in FL (or able to obtain upon hire)
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS required upon hire
  • BSN required
  • At least 1 year of operating room experience
  • Candidates that possess experience in PACU will also be considered


  • Medical, dental, vision
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid personal leave
  • And many more

About Us:

UF Health Jacksonville is a private, not-for-profit hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center campuses in Jacksonville and Gainesville. The hospital is made up of 3,300 employees, all supporting the hospital’s mission to heal, comfort, and educate in an environment where exemplary medical care is complemented by outstanding service.

Together with our University of Florida colleagues and affiliates, UF Health Jacksonville provides a wide range of health care services across the continuum of care on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Backed by a team of more than 400 faculty physicians, we offer nearly 100 specialty services. UF Health North is located near the Jacksonville International Airport and will initially open as a six story medical office building featuring a full-service, 28-bed adult and pediatric emergency department, multiple surgical suites, full diagnostic imaging capabilities and a birthing center. It’s 92-bed hospital tower adjacent to the medical office building is scheduled for opening in 2017.

Job Snapshot

Other Pay 401(k) with company match
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation Yes
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 14354
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Operating Room Registered Nurse - RN - Perioperative Nurse

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