RN Operating Room - Cardiovascular
Posted on: July 27, 2022
$20,000k sign-on to those who qualify
Facility: Medical Center of the Rockies (Loveland, CO)
Department: MCR Operating Room - Cardiovascular
- Full Time
- Associates degree in nursing is required. BSN preferred.
The Heart Team at Medical Center of the Rockies delivers
world-class care to patients who need highly skilled, cutting-edge
surgical treatment. Expert surgeons team with our well-trained
cardiac surgery professionals including PAs, First Assists, RNs,
CSTs, and Perfusionists.
From minimally invasive to open-heart and catheter procedures, our
team has performed more than 15,000 heart surgeries. Our team has
performed twice as many heart surgeries as any hospital in Northern
Colorado. MCR consistently runs 2 cardiac surgery rooms
simultaneously while assisting in TAVR procedures and functioning
in our new Hybrid suite.
Just 45 minutes from Denver, 30 minutes from Estes Park, and
bordering Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National
Forest, Loveland has it all. Named one of the best places to live
by Money Magazine and US & World Report. When you're not hiking,
biking, or boating in the vast open spaces offered in Larimer
County, you can cheer on the Colorado Eagles Hockey team from their
own area. Spend time at one of the many art venues offered within
Loveland, including Sculpture in the Park, the largest outdoor show
and sale in the US. Whether you choose the small town charm of
downtown, or the rural life of the outskirts, Loveland has Colorado
lifestyle for everyone.
Provides direct patient care in a surgical setting at a proficient
level, in accordance with applicable scope and standards of
practice with the policies, values, and mission of the
organization. Monitors and manages the patient and operative
environment before, during and after surgery to maintain a safe
environment, optimize outcomes and maximize available
- Performs circulating functions before surgery, including
preparing the operating environment, orienting and assessing the
patient, and reviewing patient's medical record and surgeon's notes
to ensure all pre-requisites and preferences are net. Ensures
safety checklists and procedures are implemented and documented at
- Performs circulating functions during surgery, including
monitoring and communicating patient condition, documenting
interventions and activities, monitoring the sterile field and
controlling traffic into, out of and around the room.
- Performs scrub functions, including the preparation, selection,
and handling of instruments and supplies used during the surgical
procedure and performs surgical counts with the circulating
- Provides nursing care to a complex, high acuity surgical
patient population in a technically complex environment.
- Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills,
decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal
supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and
take appropriate action.
Basic Life Support
- Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited
Registered/Professional Nursing program. Preferred: BSN.
- Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a
Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider
and any relevant certification as determined at position level.
- Minimum Experience: 6 months of OR nursing (RN) experience or
completion of the UCHealth Fellowship program.
Are you a RN New Grad? Visit to find out about our exciting New
The pay range for this position is: $33.08 - $51.27 / hour. Pay is
dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon
organizational and individual performance.
UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive
total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this
package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement
plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance
with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing
education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits
such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees
and their family members have full access to our Employee
Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits
and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In
addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending
upon their need.
At UCHealth, we do things differently
We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of
every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the
extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado's largest
and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the
commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients
and their families. We foster a true human connection and give
people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at
UCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.
Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent,
integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for
individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is
ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is
easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can
find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,
we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a
meaningful career. There's no limits to your potential here.
Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!
UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and
perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our
institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer,
UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on
valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in
any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be
discriminated against because of the individual's race, creed,
color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental
or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity,
transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth
does not discriminate against any "qualified applicant with a
disability" as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act
and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an
undue hardship on the organization.
Keywords: UCHealth, Loveland , RN Operating Room - Cardiovascular, Healthcare , Loveland, Colorado
Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!