Operating Room Nurse - RN
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Provides direct patient care in a surgical setting at a proficient
level, in accordance with applicable scope and standards of
practice with the policies, values, and mission of the
organization. Monitors and manages the patient and operative
environment before, during and after surgery to maintain a safe
environment, optimize outcomes and maximize available
Work Schedule: PRN Flex
Performs circulating functions before surgery, including preparing
the operating environment, orienting and assessing the patient, and
reviewing patient's medical record and surgeon's notes to ensure
all pre-requisites and preferences are net. Ensures safety
checklists and procedures are implemented and documented at all
Performs circulating functions during surgery, including monitoring
and communicating patient condition, documenting interventions and
activities, monitoring the sterile field and controlling traffic
into, out of and around the room.
Performs scrub functions, including the preparation, selection, and
handling of instruments and supplies used during the surgical
procedure and performs surgical counts with the circulating
Provides nursing care to a complex, high acuity surgical patient
population in a technically complex environment.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
- Minimum Required Education:
- Graduate of an accredited or state board of nursing approved
Registered/Professional Nursing program.
- Preferred: BSN.
- Minimum Experience:
- 6 months of OR nursing (RN) experience or completion of the
UCHealth Fellowship program.
- Required Licensure/Certification:
- State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN).
- Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant
certification as determined at position level.
- Preferred: CNOR.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
The pay range for this position is: $34.73 - $53.83 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee's
contributions to our success in quality, patient experience,
organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth.
The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in
October following completion of five years' employment.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
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perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
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