Job Posted May 25, 2022

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Opening with Proliance-Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery
Job Role: Clinical
Job Type: Per Diem

Overview

Position Summary

Edmonds Center for Outpatient Surgery (ECOS), a division of Proliance Surgeons, is currently seeking a Per-Diem Circulating Nurse to provide care for patients in the Operating Room. The RN will assess, evaluate and implement care for the patient throughout the perioperative course. The RN will supervise Operating Room Technicians and ancillary staff.

*$2,000 signing bonus!*

1. Prepare for the days’ cases by gathering supplies, instruments and equipment.
2. Assist anesthesia to make sure they have proper supplies and drugs available.
3. Assist with transport of the patient to the operating room
4. Correctly position patient for procedure, using proper positioning techniques and equipment.
5. Assist anesthesia personnel with induction as necessary.
6. Participate in Surgical Time Out.
7. Perform surgical prep and surgical counts per protocol.
8. Prepare for emergency situations by being familiar with the crash cart and difficult airway cart.
9. Participate in Surgical Debrief at end of case after the final count.
10. Offer assistance to other rooms and areas within the department cross-training as needed.
11. Make corrections and updates surgeons’ preference cards.
12. Assist in cleaning of room and instruments. Will process/sterilize instruments when needed.
13. Participate in restocking of OR at end of the day
14. Able to operate the C-arm intra-operatively when warranted and able to move heavy patients and equipment.

The primary responsibility of the RN will be to perform the duties of a circulator in the Operating Room. The RN may also act in the role of a scrub nurse, as staffing requires.

1. Work with all members of the perioperative team to provide optimal care to the patient throughout their surgical experience.
2. Maintain a friendly, positive and caring attitude with all patients, physicians and staff.
3. Maintain excellent physical and mental health.
4. Assist in patient education during all phases of the perioperative experience.
5. Make sure the proper supplies, instruments and equipment are available for the procedure.
6. Assist in assuring that equipment is functioning properly.
7. Stay current with state requirements and education regarding health care issues.
8. Display professionalism at work and in the community as a representative of the Center.
9. Identify actual and potential risk to patients and others and will take action to minimize or eliminate risk and maximize safety.

1. Current license to practice nursing in Washington State.
2. Current BLS and ACLS certification.
3. At least two years’ experience in the Operating Room; Orthopedics and Outpatient Surgery preferred.
4. Strong communication and organizational skills.
5. Knowledge and clinical skills to perform as an Operating Room Nurse.
6. Aptitude for understanding and troubleshooting machines and equipment.

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.

How we are protecting team members from COVID-19?
Employee and patient health and safety is our top priority. At Proliance, we are adhering to CDC, State and local orders regarding COVID-19 and have implemented processes and precautions across our facilities to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Following the most recent vaccination mandate for healthcare workers in Washington State, and our commitment to the health and safety of our employees and patients, all Proliance employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination upon hire, or proof of a medical or religious exemption.

Proliance Surgeons offers a generous benefits package including Medical/RX, Dental, Vision, 401k with profit sharing and more! Plus ALL of our employees enjoy the free perks of our employee purchasing program offering a variety of discounts on purchases made every day – including cell phone service!


Proliance Surgeons is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment, and we welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds, perspectives, experiences, and skills to apply.


All employment decisions at Proliance Surgeons are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. 

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7320 216th Street SW Suite 140
Edmonds, WA 98026-8006

(425) 673-3763

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