ROLE OF CIRCULATING NURSE

  1. Responsible for managing the nursing care of the patient within the OR and coordinating the needs of the surgical team with other care provider necessary for completion of surgery
  2. Observes the surgery and surgical team from broad perspective and assists the team to create and maintain a safe and comfortable environment for the patient
  3. Asses the patient’s condition before, during and after the operation to ensure an optimal outcome for the patient
  4. Must be able to anticipate the scrub nurse’s needs and be able to open sterile packs, operate machinery and keep accurate records

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