Registered Nurse (RN) - Circulator and Educator, Main OR
Company: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Posted on: August 24, 2019
We are looking for an RN, Circulator/Educator to join the Surgical
Services Team at Virginia Mason Memorial! More than 1400 surgical
procedures take place each month in the 12 OR rooms on our main
hospital campus and the 2 OR rooms at Memorial's Surgery Center at
Ridgeview. We offer in-patient procedures, a post-anesthesia care
unit and same-day surgery. From orthopedics to vascular to OB, our
surgical staff assist with a wide variety of procedures in a
This RN, Circulator/Educator would support our RN, Circulators as
their educator for 0.5FTE (40 hours every two weeks) and would work
as a Circulator for the remaining 0.4FTE.
RN, Educator - Essential Responsibilites include:
*Confirms proper utilization of techniques, procedures, and
equipment through instruction, supervision, and evaluation.
- Implements measures to prevent errors or accidents from
occurring or recurring.
- Provides opportunities for staff to develop or enhance their
skills or identified needs.
- Participates actively in the orientation, supervision, and
evaluation of hospital employees and students when
- Develops and conducts annual skill competency pertinent to
- Assists employees in maintaining complete and accurate
in-service education records.
- Promotes best practice, strategic plan and goals of the
organization and national governing bodies (DOH, Joint Commission,
HCAPS, SCIP, & CMS).
RN, Circulator - Essential Responsbilites include:
*Circulates all type of surgery cases; cleans rooms between case;
sets up patient rooms; performs sterile technique in all
- Manages all the necessary care inside the surgery room,
assisting the team in maintaining and creating a comfortable, safe
environment for the patient.
- Manages multiple pieces of surgery equipment.
- Prepares for surgery cases to start on time and produce
excellent turnover times.
- Acts as a patient advocate.
- Works in all areas of Surgical Services.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing required; MSN/MN/MEd degree
Experience: One (1) year circulating experience required; three (3)
years circulating experience preferred.
Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State (DOH)
Registered Nurse licensure required. American Heart Association BLS
required until certified in ACLS. ACLS required within 6 months of
Additional requirements: Bending, crawling, stooping, and running
required routinely. Call schedule with a 20-minute response time
required for Part- and Full-Time staff members.
Virginia Mason Memorial, part of the Virginia Mason Health System,
is made up of a 226-bed hospital as well as 20+ primary care and
specialty care practices/services. We are a nonprofit community
hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima valley for
more than 60 years. We are seeking remarkable employees with a
passion for patients and customer service to add to our growing
We offer a three tier benefit plan including medical, dental,
vision coverage, plus a generous 401K plan (with matching!), life
insurance options, competitive compensation, an employee wellness
clinic and leadership development and education.
Why do we do what we do? As the region's leading health care
provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by
improving health, we can transform Yakima! Our vision is to "create
healthy communities one person at a time." This means that each
member of our award-winning team works to provide our patients, and
their families, with the best medical and individual care possible.
We work together to demonstrate our values of Respect,
Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone
who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would
love to hear from you!
"Virginia Mason Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to
assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential
duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended
to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and
serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of
duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working
conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does
not constitute a contract as employment is at will."
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