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OR Circulator RN

Location : Milton FL 32570
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Nursing

Job Description :

We have a client in Milton, FL who is looking for a few OR Circulator RNs to join its team.


 


 


This is a full-service, 129-bed facility that is prepared to meet your every healthcare need. They provide family medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, neurology, pulmonology, pediatrics, orthopedics and general surgery services. They continually seek new ways to engage with patients and strengthen relationships within the community.



  • 4 OR Beds

  • 1:1 Nurse to Patient Ratio

  • Day Shift with call - one night/week call and 2 days of late (meaning until the scheduled cases are completed or call takes over between 5pm and 7pm based on the day). Take every 6th weekend of call and take a rotation of one holiday/holiday weekend/year.


 


DUTIES



  • A circulating nurse, or circulator, is a registered nurse whose function is to monitor the procedures in operating rooms during surgery.

  • During operations and other surgical procedures, the circulator assists by acting as an intermediary between the operating room staff and the rest of the hospital.

  • Responsibilities of the circulating nurse include:

  • Ensures that the surgical room is sterile and safe for the patient. Works side by side with scrub nurses to help maintain the sterile field in the operating room.

  • Prepares the patient for the procedure and handles the preparation for the operating room before the surgery takes place. Must have a strong attention to detail and physical stamina to handle long, arduous work hours.

  • Assess the patient’s condition before a surgical procedure. Assesses the needs of the patient during the procedure, to ensure the best outcome.

  • Works with a physician to develop the care plan for the patient during the surgery.

  • Continues to evaluate the patient’s condition during the procedure and makes changes to the care plan as necessary.

  • Ensures that the sterile field is not compromised during the procedure. Keeps the surgical area clean and organized for the scrub nurse and the physician; removes instruments and sponges as they are used during the procedure.

  • Additional duties of the circulating nurse may include the responsibility of supervising surgical technicians, and to transport any specimens that require diagnostic testing to the laboratory.


Required Qualifications :


  • One (1) year of experience required

  • Associates degree in nursing

  • current Florida state licensure required

  • Requires AHA-BLS and AHA-ACLS prior to hire date


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