PERIOPERATIVE RN/RN Circulator
Elko, NV Elko Community Health Center, LLC
Job Type
Full-time
Description

  

Elko Community Health Center is a brand new, state-of-the-art ASC in Elko, Nevada, with adjoining physician’s offices and medical imaging. With 17 beds, Elko CHC provides a range of specialty care, including general surgery, cardiology, orthopedics, podiatry, ENT and spinal surgery in a gorgeous frontier setting, and we are excited to hire a stellar team to deliver our patients the best quality of care.

Elko CHC is a subsidiary of Community Health Development Partners, a development company increasing access to health, wellness, and medical services to rural and underserved communities across the United States. CHDP and Elko CHC are equally opportunity employers that celebrate diversity and are committed to creating inclusive environments for our employees.


What we offer: 

· A welcoming, inclusive culture, patient-centered core values we live every day

· Competitive compensation

· Recruitment / relocation bonuses

· Paid holidays

· Paid vacation and sick leave

· A comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance, a Health Savings Account option, a 401K match and contribution plan

· Employer paid - Basic Life insurance coverage 

· Employer paid – Short-Term and Long-Term Disability coverage

· Employee Assistance Program

· A generous budget and paid time off for continuing education and professional development opportunities

· and so much more!


  

Role Description: 

As the RN circulator, you manage all necessary care inside the operating or procedure rooms for all patient populations. The RN circulator works collaboratively with all members of the surgical team and is responsible for planning and performing all aspects of perioperative nursing care from assessment, planning, implementation to outcome evaluation. 

Requirements

  

What you bring:

· A current, unrestricted license as an RN in the state of Nevada

· A nursing diploma, associate’s or undergraduate degree from an accredited school of professional nursing 

· At least 2 years of experience in perioperative nursing practice as a circulator preferred.

· Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications

· A patient-focused, team-oriented attitude and a passion for surgical nursing

· Your ability to remain calm and critically think/problem solve during urgent, or crisis situations.

· Your ability to be flexible and adaptable to change.


  

Key Responsibilities

· Acts as an advocate for the patient before, during and after surgery. 

· Ensures all aspects of key surgery safety checks are completed prior to and throughout the procedure/surgery. 

· Works collaboratively with other surgical team members to ensure appropriate equipment, trays, supplies are available for the assigned case and in good working order.

· Develops and executes an individualized peri-operative patient plan of care.

· Performs interventions to maintain patient stability and surgical site care.

· Communicates with patient and/or designated support person to ensure the procedure, risks, benefits, peri- and post-operative plan of care and rehabilitation are well-understood, and that the patient is involved in decisions impacting care and recovery.

· Accurate, complete, and legible documentation of surgical process, including preoperative nursing care.

· Identifies and reports patient safety concerns, actual events or near misses through the safety reporting system, as well as to the OR Charge RN or CNO.

· Maintains privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.

· Promotes and role models collegial, collaborative relationships with all members of the interprofessional team.

· Provides age-specific, culturally competent, ethical care within legal standards of practice.


Physical Requirements:

· All applicants must be physically able to satisfactorily perform the duties of the position.


Minimum Requirements:

· A minimum of two years of nursing experience in an acute care setting, such as a surgical unit, ICU or ER

· A willingness to learn

· Proficiency in MS Office

Salary Description
Starting at $35 per hour; dependent on experience