Senior / Staff Nurse (Perioperative Nurse)*

Job ID:  801
Job Function:  Nursing
Institution:  Alexandra Hospital


You will be responsible to provide personalized, specialized and cost-effective care to the patients in accordance to established hospital policies and procedures, standards of nursing care, and practices.


Job Responsibilities

· Implements protective measures to prevent injury due to chemical, electrical, laser, mechanical, radiation, and thermal sources

· Transport the patient according to individual needs and evaluates for signs and symptoms of skin and tissue injury related to transfer or transport

· Determines the need for, prepares, applies, and remove devices designed to enhance operative exposure, prevent neuromuscular injury, maintain skin and tissue integrity, and maintain body alignment and optimal physiological functioning

· Uses supplies and equipment within safe parameters

· Performs required counts ensuring that patient is free from injury related to retained sponges, instruments, and sharps

· Evaluates for signs and symptoms of chemical, electrical, laser, physical, and radiation injury and injury to skin and tissue

· Contributes to minimizing operative time by anticipation and advanced preparation, working with team members to coordinate efforts to prioritize the patient’s care, and efficiently accomplishing tasks necessary to achieve a common goal

· Implement aseptic technique (e.g. crating and maintain a sterile field, applying basic methodologies to prevent contamination of open wounds, and isolating the operative site from the surrounding non-sterile physical environment)

· Initiates infection prevention activities

· Manages collection, handling, and disposition of culture and specimen

· Administer prescribed medications and solutions according to hospital policy



· Registered Nurse with the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB)

· At least 2 years of Operating Theatre experience is highly preferred

· Diploma or Degree in Nursing from recognized training institutions approved by SNB

· Good interpersonal and communication skills

· Compassionate, positive and caring nature

· Prepared to work on 3 rotating shifts


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