Job: Nurse - Operating/Circulating RN

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Job Description

Wickenburg Community Hospital is a non-profit Critical Access Hospital. Established in 1926 and like the tenacious Western spirit that built Wickenburg, our Community Hospital and Clinics are committed to quality health and wellness services where the patient, family and community come first. We are committed to being the world-class health and wellness leader for all communities we serve.

Position Summary:

The RN in the Operating Room circulates and coordinates the surgical team in all aspects of O.R. activities, providing for optimum perioperative nursing care to patients. The nurse is accountable for ongoing evaluation and documentation of all components of the environment utilizing the nursing process. Our operating room nurses provide individual care to patients before, during and after surgery.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensures that the surgical room is sterile and safe for the patient
  • Ensures the surgical room is properly set for the surgical procedure
  • Must have strong attention to detail and physical stamina to handle long, required work hours
  • Assesses the needs of the patient during the procedure, to ensure the best outcome
  • Works with the Physician and Anesthesia Provider to safely care for the patient during the surgery
  • Keeps a record the surgical procedure, supplies and instruments
  • Assist Anesthesia Provider during induction and in the event of an emergency


  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing; BSN preferred
  • Possess or eligible for a current Arizona Registered Nurse License
  • ACLS certification required
  • Prior Circulating Nurse experience

Additional Qualifications: Clinical competency to include:

  • Guidelines and standards of care
  • Understanding team concept in working with others
  • Demonstrate excellence in communication and interpersonal skills
  • Display professionalism
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task
  • Successfully contribute to a work environment of caring and cooperation

Benefit Eligible: Yes

Exemption Status: Non-exempt

Hours: Full time & Part time hours available



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