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OR Circulating Nurse
Rockville, MD

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We are an Ambulatory Surgery Center looking for an energetic Circulating Nurse to join our team. You’ll get to work with great surgeons who care about the team and facility. We have one OR and are currently performing ENT, Ortho, and Podiatry procedures. We are looking for someone who will enjoy a 4 days (Monday-Thursday) a week schedule with NO FRIDAYS, WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS, OR CALL!!

POSITION DUTIES

To utilize specialized nursing knowledge and discriminative judgment while giving direct and indirect patient care.

Performs assessment of patient for specific nursing care needed.

Plans care to ensure patient safety.

Directs and assists in carrying out safe aseptic & sterile techniques and procedures.

Supervises and directs the activities of non-professional personnel as necessary.

To perform the tasks delegated to the “circulating” role.

Checks room for needed supplies and prepares room for specific patient and procedure.

Assist in transporting patient to O.R. and checks patient record for appropriate pre-op preparation and procedures (i.e. lab, x-ray, H&P, appropriate consent).

Performs and/or directs appropriate Surgery prep.

Completes documentation for O.R. records, laboratory requisitions, and patient chart including medications and physician orders.

Directs proper care of instruments, supplies, sterilization, and storage of equipment.

Supervises and assists with the proper, safe positioning of the patient.

Performs sponge, needle, and instrument counts and documentation of same.

Identifies, labels, and cares for all surgery specimens properly.

Secures emergency equipment and supplies as needed.

To perform the tasks of the “scrub” role. (Only applicable if OR RN is appropriately trained in the scrub role.) Arranges instruments according to routine for a given procedure.

Sets up operating room with all necessary equipment and supplies.

Scrub, gowns, and gloves members of Surgery team following aseptic techniques.

Sets up operating room with all necessary equipment and supplies.

Arranges instruments according to routine for a given procedure.

Handles instruments correctly and checks for cleanliness and proper working condition.

Maintains sterile field throughout the Surgery procedure.

Performs clean up following procedures, as well as general housekeeping duties.

To function efficiently as a member of Surgery team.

Provides assistance to team members, physicians, and anesthesia personnel as needed (i.e. reliability,

Reviews physicians’ preference cards and updates as needed.

Assists in stocking, preparation, and waste management of supplies.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

To support quality activities.

Develop communication skills and promote departmental relationships to ensure continuity of care.

Participates in on-going committees and other educational programs to enhance patient care.

Maintains current CPR certification and any advanced life support certifications.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38.00 – $55.00 per hour

Benefits:

Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Free parking
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance
Medical specialties:

Surgery
Physical setting:

Outpatient
Schedule:

10 hour shift
COVID-19 considerations:
All individuals who enters the facility are screened for COVID (temperature, symptoms). The number in the waiting room are limited to necessary individuals. Patients who undergo anesthesia are required to have a negative COVID result.

Ability to commute/relocate:

Rockville, MD 20852: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Experience:

OR Circulating: 1 year (Required)
License/Certification:

BLS Certification (Required)
RN License (Required)
Work Location: One location



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