Alta Bates Summit Medical Center is San Francisco East Bay's
largest private, not-for-profit medical center with a total of
1,082 licensed beds. Each of our campuses has a 24-hour emergency,
obstetric and medical/surgical services in both Oakland and
Berkeley. At Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, you will find an
environment that reflects the values and mission to support healthy
The staff nurse is a registered nurse who is responsible for
assuring competent, compassionate and cost effective patient care
from admission through discharge.
Professional Expectations: The OR staff nurse is responsible for
the perioperative nursing care of adolescent and adult patients.
S/he delivers care through the use of the nursing process as
reflected in the Standards of Clinical Practice: Perioperative
Nursing Services and Standards of Perioperative Clinical Practice
in a manner that is cost effective without compromising quality of
care. Expected practice behaviors include assessment, planning,
implementation of perioperative nursing interventions and
The OR staff nurse demonstrates competency to circulate on
simple and complex surgical procedures. The OR staff nurse
participates in departmental quality assessment and improvement
activities. Functions in the scrub role for procedures within areas
of competence. Knowledge of machines, tools and equipment used in
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing. BSN preferred.
Current California RN license required. Current BCLS Certification
Unit Specific Requirement: Graduate of a formal perioperative
nursing course or documented on-the-job training. One year acute
hospital operating room with multiple specialty experience. ACLS
preferred. Certification as a perioperative nurse (CNOR)
Other Qualifications: Able to communicate clearly and
effectively in English. Able to clearly demonstrate knowledge of
nursing process and nursing theory. Able to effectively present
ideas. Demonstrates leadership capabilities, good interpersonal
skills and a team player.
Temporary equivalent of this posting is available.