Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Room is $25.96
What Do Registered Nurse (RN), Operating Rooms Do?
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.
The circulating nurse is concerned with maintaining a sterile environment in an operating room; this type of nurse opens sterile packages containing items that assist with operating procedures, as well as …Read more
- Monitor patients for signs of complications during and after operating procedures.
- Track patients' vital signs during operations.
- Supervise surgical technologists and medical assistants during surgeries.
- Provide education to patients and their families about the recovery process.