How much does a Staff Nurse - RN - Operating Room earn in the United States? The average Staff Nurse - RN - Operating Room salary in the United States is $76,022 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $68,211 and $84,035. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. View Cost of Living in Major Cities
Provides professional nursing care to assigned operating room patients throughout the perioperative period. Collaborates with surgical team to strategize, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care for each patient. Assists physicians during examinations and surgical procedures, using and monitoring medical equipment as necessary. Evaluates and monitors patients' condition, maintains patients' medical records, and documents patient's progress. Administer medications, including narcotics, as directed. Functions in a scrub and circulating nurse role. Requires graduation from an approved nursing program. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. May require a Certified Nurse Operating Room (CNOR) certification. Requires a state license to practice. Years of experience may be unspecified. Certification and/or licensing in the position's specialty is the main requirement.
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