Graduate Nurse (RN) Main Operating Room- Syracuse at St. Joseph's Health

Posted in Other 12 days ago.

Location: Syracuse, New York

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time



Full Time ONLY

Operating Room Graduate Nurse:

Currently offering up to $8,000 in recruitment bonuses for qualified GN's who are passionate about nursing.


  • Our Operating Room Suite consists of 16 procedure rooms providing the capacity to perform 50-60 cases on a daily basis.

  • We perform approximately 18,000 surgical procedures annually. Recently upgraded, we provide an aseptic environment and state of the art instrumentation.

  • The operating room is available to schedule inpatient and outpatient for major, minor and emergency surgical procedures 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for infant, children, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.

  • Our specialties include cardiac, vascular and endovascular surgery, thoracic surgery, Genitourinary and GYN surgery, Reconstructive surgery, ENT, neurological including neuronavigation procedures, general surgery , orthopedic including major spine procedures, oral reconstructive surgery, breast surgery and reconstruction with sentinel node mapping, robotic and bariatrics surgery.

  • We incorporate theVizient Nurse Residency program as part of graduate nurse orientation.

Position Highlights:

  • Recognized Leader:First and longest standing, Magnet Hospital in Syracuse, highlighting our professional nursing staff.

  • Shared Governance: Unit practice counsel and open door guiding principle gives all our nurses a voice.

  • Advancement: Strong orientation program, Vizient Graduate Nurse Residency Program, ACLS, Critical care and emergency room training and generous tuition allowance.

  • Work/Life: On call options to balance your work/life and school calendars.

What you will do:

  • Monitor and assist with procedures, deliver care modalities including care of critically ill patients while in the OR suite.

  • Nursing staff supports patient care in all phases including pre induction, perioperative, intraoperative and post anesthesia.

  • Collaborative team approach, coordinate and direct care with surgeons, clinical affiliates, scrub techs and circulating RNs.


  • Ensures quality nursing care is rendered to all patients in accordance with the New York Nurse Practice Act, National Standards of Practice, and Nursing and Clinical Service standards of care and practice, American Operating Room Nurses (AORN) and the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA).

  • Utilizing the Nursing Process, plans, directs and supervises the care of patients in addition to being involved in the provision of direct care of patients and families.

Career Path:

  • Clinical ladder advancement with experience, staff engagement, and national certification.

  • Career advancement to leadership roles as team leader, preceptor, mentor, coordinator/management.

Mission Statement:

  • We, St Joseph's Health and Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities.


  • To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

Core Values:

  • In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing Justice in fostering right relationships to promote common good, Reverence in honoring the dignity of every person, Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others; Integrity in being faithful to who we say we are.

Education, Training, Experience, Certification and Licensure:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and current licensure in the State of New York.

  • Maintains current BLS/CPR certification.

  • Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise.

Work Environment and Hazards:

  • Clinical setting. Exposure Class I

Physical Demands:

  • Medium work: must be able to lift 25 pounds frequently; occasionally lifting maximum of 50 pounds. Will require ability to stand, walk, sit, bend, twist, squat and reach.

Work Contact Group:

  • All services, medical staff, patients, visitors, and various regulatory and professional agencies.

Supervised By:

  • Team Leader, Clinical Coordinator, Unit Manager, and Clinical Services/Nursing Administration.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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