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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Clinical Nurse - Operating Room in New York, New York

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Clinical Nurse – Operating Room (Main Campus & Josie Robertson Surgery Center)

Exciting Opportunity at MSK: Join our team as a Clinical Nurse at our Main Campus or Josie Robertson Surgery Center. We're looking for a dynamic nursing professional eager to showcase compassionate, evidence-based nursing care skills and make a meaningful impact in our Operating Room.

Role Overview:

  • Provide primary nursing care in the Main Campus Operating Room or Josie Robertson Surgery Center as needed (Ambulatory Surgery).

  • Prepare the operating room by ensuring all necessary equipment, instruments, and supplies are sterile and ready.

  • Maintain a sterile environment to prevent infections.

  • Ensure that the surgical team adheres to aseptic techniques.

  • Pass instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgical assistants.

  • Anticipate the needs of the surgical team during the procedure.

  • Monitor the patient’s vital signs and communicate any changes to the surgical team.

  • Act as the patient’s advocate, ensuring their safety and well-being throughout the procedure.

  • Accurately document the surgical procedure, including the instruments used, the patient's condition, and any occurrences during surgery.

    Key Qualifications:

  • NYS RN license & registration; CNOR certification highly preferred

  • BSN preferred; ASN

  • Minimum of 1 year of operating room RN experience in an acute care setting required

    Core Skills:

  • A good decision-maker, with shown success at making timely decisions that maintain high standards of nursing care within the organization

  • Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged

  • Approachable – someone who is comfortable with diverse groups of people and able to make others comfortable with you. An effective communicator.

  • Willing to take action and eager to accept new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and passion

    Pay Range: $119,000-$146,850

    Additional Information:

  • Location: MSK’s Main Campus, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021

    MSK’s Josie Robertson Surgery Center, 1133 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065

  • Schedule: 10/hr OR 12/hr Shift; Flexed between 7am and 12:00am with week rotation required

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  • Review our great benefits offerings

    Learn more about Nursing at MSK:Our highly skilled, Magnet® recognized nursing team at Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) comprises over 5,600 staff, including 600+ advanced practice Providers and over 70 clinical nurse specialists and nurse educators, in addition to over 100 CRNAs. We are dedicated to delivering excellence in the art and science of professional nursing, consistent with our Vision, Mission, and Values.

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Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York

Posted Date2 weeks ago(5/15/2024 1:53 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-78044

Category Nursing - Perioperative

Pay Range $119,000-$146,850