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Operating Room Nurse

Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 97376
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531088942302-Human Resources Talent Acquisition and Workforce Administration


Embark on an exciting nursing journey with Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, where you can become an integral part of our esteemed Operating Room team. Proudly serving as a level one trauma center, you'll be at the forefront of cutting-edge healthcare. If you're an experienced RN with a passion for surgical services, you'll find a world of growth and learning opportunities awaiting you at our renowned Academic Learning Health System. With our growing Academic Learning Health System, you'll be immersed in diverse learning environments, granting you access to a broad range of exciting opportunities. Our unwavering commitment to mobility and career advancement ensures your professional and personal needs are met at every stage of your journey.


Position Highlights: 

  • Sign-on Bonus: This job qualifies for a $20,000 sign–on bonus, provided the candidate meets eligibility requirements. Click here to learn more.
  • Shift Schedule:  Full time, 3X12s, Days
  • Location: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center


What We Offer: 

  • Day 1 Health Coverage: Choose from either copay or HSA-eligible health insurance options with coverage starting on your first day of work. 
  • Parental Benefits: Six weeks paid birthing-mother maternity leave & four weeks paid parental leave for non-birthing parents.
  • Retirement: Up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions
  • Education Reimbursement: We invest in your professional growth, offering up to $2,500 per year towards a bachelor’s degree and up to $5,000 per year towards a graduate degree. 


Job Summary: Delivers exceptionally proficient and technically advanced nursing care to designated patients, embodying the highest standards of professionalism. Administers direct patient care with a comprehensive approach that encompasses the nursing process, involving assessment, strategic planning, meticulous implementation, and thorough evaluation. Assumes a leadership role by skillfully directing and supervising fellow team members while fostering seamless collaboration with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to ensure the provision of age-specific and developmentally tailored care that aligns precisely with the established unit standards of excellence.


What You’ll Need: 

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. 
  • Current licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) required
  • CNOR preferred
  • Minimum of one year Operating Room experience or participation in a post-graduate program required.
  • Refresher course required for nurses who have not worked in an Operating Room for five years or more. 


What You’ll Do:

 Job requirements include, but are not limited to:  

  • Adheres to the nursing process to uphold the highest standards of patient care across the entire care continuum.
  • Ensures the prompt, precise, and comprehensive computerized communication of patient information.
  • Exhibits adeptness in cost-effective practices and resource management.
  • Effectively, positively, and professionally communicates with the healthcare team, colleagues, patients, and their families.
  • Assumes personal accountability and proactively drives performance and professional advancement.


The Ideal Candidate Will: 

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate exceptional composure and effectiveness in high-stress situations
  • Excel in maintaining peak performance amidst frequent workload fluctuations and competing priorities
  • Adhere to the highest clinical nursing practice standards
  • Adhere to systems for patient safety 
  • Possess fundamental computer proficiency 


Where You’ll Live:

Indulge in a vibrant lifestyle within North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad Region, boasting an abundance of walking and biking trails, nationally acclaimed gold courses, active arts communities, tantalizing Southern cuisine, and an array of artisan craft breweries and wineries. Enjoy:

  • Affordable Living: Enjoy a family-friendly and affordable area, with housing costs 31% below the national average.
  • Vibrant Neighborhoods: Join a regional population of 1.6 million residents, where lively downtowns and family-oriented neighborhoods create a warm and inviting atmosphere.
  • Great Schools: Access to top-notch educational institutions and high-ranking school systems provide excellent opportunities for personal and academic growth. 

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