Nurse, Operating Room (3443) Enlisted Personnel

Makes preparations for and assists Surgeon in performing surgical operations. Secures, prepares, maintains, and sterilizes necessary supplies and equipment; sets up aseptic field for operation; assists Surgeon during operation, either as a member of surgical team, or as assistant, keeping surgical team supplied with aseptic materials. Must be qualified to administer narcotics, to provide for their safekeeping, and to record dosages of narcotics administered. Must have civilian or military experience as Operating Room Nurse. Must be graduate of accredited School of Nursing and be Registered Nurse; should have postgraduate courses in this type of nursing.