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Registered Nurse - Perioperative EXPLORE Program



At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Health & Wellness Benefits starting Your First Day

  • Same Day Pay through DailyPay

  • Paid Vacation & Holidays

  • Relocation Assistance

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Tuition Assistance & Reimbursement

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Free Parking


As a Registered Nurse (RN), you’re the engine and the heart of patient care at Rochester Regional Health. You make a positive difference every single day in the lives of our patients, their family members and visitors – going above and beyond to meet their needs with courtesy, kindness, respect and compassion.

Our Perioperative EXPLORE program is an immersive program that provides hands-on training alongside an experienced nurse preceptor. This program is geared towards RNs interested in working in the Operating Room. RNs in this program will complete rotations in the following areas:

  • Pre-Operative Unit (Pre-Op) is the entry point for many patients having surgical procedures. This unit provides pre-arrival education and readiness.

  • ​The Operating Room (OR) at Rochester General Hospital offers elective and emergency surgeries for adult and pediatric patients performed daily in our 23 operating rooms.

  • The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is a 28-bed critical care unit providing care for patients who are recovering from surgery.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Rochester General Hospital

SCHEDULE: Primarily Day/Evening, Monday-Friday; Nights, Weekends & Holidays, & on-call responsibilities per unit requirements. All interested candidates must live within a 30-minute drive to Rochester General Hospital to fulfill on-call duties.


  • Compassionate, warm and patient focused

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Exceptional documentation skills and professional behavior

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


  • Patient Satisfaction. Solicit and respond to patient feedback to improve service and processes that will enhance the patient experience

  • Medication Administration & Reporting. Administer medication and give/receive relevant reports, both written and verbal

  • Documentation. Ensure concise, pertinent and complete patient care documentation using computerized medical record process


  • AS: Nursing (Required)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: M - Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects; Requires frequent walking, standing or squatting.


  • BLS - Basic Life Support - American Heart Association (AHA)
  • RN - Registered Nurse - New York State Education Department (NYSED)

PAY RANGE: $35.75 - $48.00

The listed base pay range is a good faith representation of current potential base pay for successful applicants. It may be modified in the future. Pay is determined by factors including experience, relevant qualifications, specialty, internal equity, location, and contracts.

Rochester Regional Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
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