Our busy orthopedic ambulatory surgery center provides outpatient surgical procedures to Rocky Hill, CT and the surrounding communities. We are looking for a Full-time (40-hour) or Part-time Operating Room RN who is team and detail oriented, and is committed to delivering excellent care to our patients. Position is for 5 days a week (8 hrs a day, M-F), NO Weekend, NO Holidays with competitive salary & benefits package.
The Operating Room RN provides expert professional nursing care for the patient during the OR course. The RN demonstrates a leadership role with continued competence in assessment, treatment and caring for patients. The RN is dedicated to providing safe, quality care in a compassionate and efficient manner.
Active CT RN License Minimum of 2 years OR experience; ambulatory surgery center experience preferred, orthopedic preferred.
BLS and ACLS Certifications
Able to communicate effectively, and have an ability to work compatibly with all physicians and staff
Possess strong organizational skills, and a clear understanding of the importance of efficiency and cost effectiveness in an ambulatory surgery center
Knowledge and clinical skills to perform the job duties of an OR Circulator RN
A strong knowledge of aseptic technique, anesthetic agents and complications, and the ability to handle emergency situations
Must have an aptitude for understanding, use of, and troubleshooting machines and equipment.
Experience with Orthopedic procedures (specifically total joints) a plus
Ability to scrub cases a plus
Should have an ability to be flexible in job duties and work schedule (Monday-Friday)