An operating room registered nurse, also known as a perioperative nurse, cares for patients at all stages of operative care (before, during, and after surgery). There are three areas of the operating room in which such a nurse might focus: circulating, scrub nurse, and first assistant.
Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room Tasks
Supervise surgical technologists and medical assistants during surgeries.
Provide education to patients and their families about the recovery process.
Monitor patients for signs of complications during and after operating procedures.
Track patients' vital signs during operations.