Long Island Community Hospital has served this richly diverse region as a patient-first community hospital for more than 60 years. As Long Island’s only independent community hospital, we are 100% committed to becoming the community’s healthcare provider of choice with our greatly enhanced services including the Knapp Cardiac Care Center, our highly-advanced heart disease diagnosis and treatment facility, our new modern surgical pavilion, our unique ER approach, and our high-touch services including women’s imaging, sleep laboratory and orthopedics and more. These services are delivered with the highest level of compassion by our LI Community Hospital staff – Long Islanders with an unmistakable mix of courage and heart who care about the people right here in our community and whose sole purpose is to provide personalized comfort.
The Operating Room RN is an integral team member in the safe, efficient care of the intraoperative client. The OR RN coordinates an individual patient plan of care after careful physical, emotional, mental and psychosocial assessment of the patient and the proposed surgical procedure. Collaborates for optimum patient care outcomes with all members of the patient care team (preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative phases). The OR RN integrates standards into daily practice and serves as a role model and mentor.
NYS Registered Nurse License
Minimum 1 year experience in Medical/Surgical, Operating Room or other ambulatory settings. Completion of an accredited OR Nursing program is acceptable.
Can stand/walk for 70% to 90% per day
Able to prioritize, anticipate and alter activities throughout the day
Possesses mature interpersonal skills
Able to cope with the frequent risk of exposure to blood/body fluids during normal duties
Able to cope with the environmental risks related to chemicals and steam
Able to cope with the possible exposure to communicable dise