Operating Room Scrub Circulator Registered Nurse RN

JOB SUMMARY

The Operating Room Scrub/Circulator Registered Nurse/RN provides scrub/circulator nurse services in the operating room during surgical procedures and as a member of the surgical team, assists as needed according to established procedures.

ATC Healthcare is currently looking for Operating Room Registered Nurses/RN's for 13-week hospital contracts in Chicago. Must have experience in Ortho, Ortho Trauma, Vascular, Urology, General Surgery. Preferred (but not required) experience in Neurosurgery (crani and spine), Open Heart/Thoracic, Ophthalmology, ENT, Bariatric and Gynecology.

ABOUT US

For more than 40 years, ATC Healthcare has provided leading nurses and healthcare professionals to hospitals and facilities nationwide. Healthcare systems around the U.S., including municipal health systems, multi-unit senior care companies, governments, school systems, VMS and MSP vendors trust us to deliver more than 100,000 nurses and other healthcare professionals on-demand. If you have a track record of success in healthcare, we want you to join us!

We offer the following benefits:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Identity theft insurance
  • Compensation $82.00/hour

EDUCATION

Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing.

LICENSURE

Current and unrestricted Registered Nurse/RN license in the state of practice.

EXPERIENCE

At least one year of experience as a Registered Nurse/RN in the operating room.

CREDENTIALS

Current CPR at least to the BLS level; and other health and screening tests as required by specific facilities and/or regulatory agencies. Covid 19 and current Flu vaccination.

ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS

Various client facility settings; possible exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious materials.

REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Complies with ATC policies/procedures.
  • Complies with client facility nursing policies/procedures.
  • Conducts individualized patient assessment, prioritizing collection of data based on individual needs and condition.
  • Conducts ongoing nursing assessment as dictated by the patient's condition and in accordance with client facility's protocols.
  • Collaborates with other team members in the development, implementation, and evaluation of an individualized plan of care.
  • Maintains confidentiality related to patient, family, client facility and staff in accordance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Provides patient care in a non-judgmental, non-discriminatory manner that considers cultural diversity and age appropriateness so that autonomy, rights, and dignity are preserved.
  • Advocates patient rights with respect to advance directives and organ donation.
  • Assists surgical team during operative procedures as required.
  • Prepares room with appropriate instruments, sutures, and other necessary supplies and equipment.
  • Scrub nurse: Prepares and passes instruments, sutures, sponges, and supplies needed in the operative procedure, maintains a correct count.
  • Circulator: Secures and drops supplies onto sterile field as needed; maintains patient documentation.
  • Assists in maintenance and care of specimens.
  • Ensures an adequate stock of supplies and proper functioning of equipment.
  • Performs related duties as necessary.
  • Reports patient condition to appropriate personnel during each shift, as needed based on individualized patient assessment.
  • Maintains competency by participating in continuing education programs and meets state specific requirements.
  • Complies with accepted ethical conduct and professional Standards of Nursing Practice as set forth by the American Nurses Association or equivalent national organization.
  • Demonstrates ability to delegate effectively and appropriately.


Other Duties: Please note this job summary is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may vary by assignment and may change at any time with or without notice.

Equal Opportunity Employer: ATC Healthcare Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status or any other category protected by Federal, State or local law. M/F/D/V EOE