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Position : Operating Room Nurse

State of New Mexico or Compact State Nursing License or Graduate Nurse Permit required.

Degree from accredited academic nursing program (If a program is under conditional status, approval may be granted by system CNO).

Associate Degree.

ADN preparation with expectation of BSN completion within 5 years of hire.

Registered Nurse-NM.

BLS.

Stocking operating rooms with sterile surgical equipment, linens, and supplies.

Developing and implementing nursing care plans for surgical patients.

Preparing patients for surgery by cleaning and disinfecting areas to be operated on.

Assisting surgeons during surgical procedures.

Applying sterile techniques in handling medical instruments and equipment pre-, during, and post-surgery.

Collaborating with surgical teams and other medical professionals on patient medication and post-surgery care.

Updating patient files and medical records.

Assisting with the ordering, maintenance, and safe storage of surgical equipment and supplies.

Providing patients with post-surgery care instructions and answering questions.

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