Registered Nurse-OR Circulator JobValdosta, GA

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Why You'll Love This Job

Registered Nurse, Circulator is responsible for all aspects of patient care in the operating room. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Reviews upcoming surgical schedule to ensure that all special equipment and/or supplies are on hand and available (i.e., implants, CT discs, etc.) for the successful performance of the scheduled surgical procedures.

  • Introduces him/herself to the patient, performs initial data collection and prepares the patient for transport to the surgical suite.
  • Takes ownership of the patient intra-operatively, including patient positioning, vital signs, specimen collection, sterile technique & surgical procedures compliance, etc. 
  • Performs correct site verification.
  • Assists the surgical team with any needed supplies, medication and equipment throughout the surgery. 
  • Maintains the big-picture oversite of the surgery suite and each team member’s specific individual responsibilities
  • Performs chart reviews prior to the charts being completed and scanned into the practice management software.
  • Participates in the quality and process improvement initiatives.
  • Makes sure that all equipment is in the proper operating order and reports any issues appropriately.
  • Completes all required quality and maintenance logs: blanket fluid warmer, generator log, eye wash station, etc.
  • At the end of the day cleans and wipes down equipment, restocks and sets up for the next days’ surgeries.
  • Reports to the Charge Nurse any supply needs and low inventory levels.
  • Ensures compliance with applicable government laws, rules, regulations, AAOA and Company policies and procedures.

 

  • Active RN license in the practicing state
  • Certification in CPR/BLS, ACLS required.  PALS is preferred
  • A minimum of one-year experience as a Scrub Nurse or Circulator is required
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