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University Hospital Staff Nurse, Operating Room in Newark, New Jersey


The primary purpose of the Staff Nurse (Circulating/Scrub) position is to be accountable for achieving patient goals through creating and maintaining a safe environment for the patient undergoing procedures while anesthetized or sedated. The role of the circulating RN is patient centered, and is essential for timely delivery of quality care and optimal patient outcomes in collaboration with other healthcare professionals. The OR nurse provides high quality nursing care through patient assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation and evaluation. Using sound nursing judgment, critical thinking skills, and interpersonal communication skills, the RN is able to ensure positive patient outcomes.

Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of New Jersey or eligible for New Jersey license. Employment will be contingent upon receiving New Jersey licensure. Graduate of a School of Nursing. Adult Medical/Surgical experience preferred. One to two (1-2) years’ experience in OR Nursing preferred. BLS required. Must maintain valid certification by the American Heart Association in basic life support (BLS). Ability to employ problem solving techniques and critical thinking. Effective interpersonal skills. Ability to lift and move patients with/without reasonable accommodations. Ability to organize care/activities of multiple patients. Proficiency in the English language is required.

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit

Banner Position Number: H76640

Job ID: 2021-8360

External Company Name: University Hospital, Newark NJ

Street: 150 Bergen St

Telecommute: No

Salary Range: UBO1D $36.99 - $46.25 - $53.72

Shift: 7:00AM - 7:30PM