Under direction of the CNO Administrator, directs and supervises nursing and related activities of hospital operating room. Plans assignment of staff; instrument set-ups; lay-out of tables for various procedures, considering surgeon's requirements and supplies available. Prepares general procedures and lists requirements of each surgeon for each type of procedure performed. Informs staff of new procedures, administrative changes, special instruments and/or sutures required for scheduled procedures, and problems in asepsis. Periodically discusses major problems and surgical procedures with staff. Conducts orientation and in-service training programs to provide quality patient care, efficient aid to surgeons, ensure observance of aseptic techniques, and acquaint personnel with proper methods and techniques before participating in operative procedures. Cooperates with purchasing department in selection of new instruments, supplies and equipment.