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Operating Room RN $20k Sign-On Bonus

Location: Glendale
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Assists clinical director in organization and daily function of the operating room in accordance with established Federal, State, and accreditation standards and center policies and procedures. Assists clinical director in overseeing patient care activities in the operating room and maintains a high standard of safety for the patient and other staff members. Performs circulation and/or scrub nurse duties. In the OR assists surgeon in a variety of surgical procedures. Responsible for maintenance of equipment, adequate supply inventory, Operating Room orientation and complete and accurate medical records.

Operating room shift are 8 hours and can start as early as 5:00am-7:00am.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Clinical Skills

Assesses patient/significant others understanding of disease process and need for surgical intervention.

Performs perioperative teaching to patient/significant other.

Demonstrates appropriate nursing management and intervention in the perioperative period.

Performs preoperative patient assessment, reviews surgeon preference card, assesses equipment/supply needs, prepares operating room, ensures availability of needed supplies and equipment and proper and safe working order.

Provides safe medication administration.

Manipulates patient position appropriate to surgical intervention, using positioning aids as needed to avoid impaired circulation, respiration, and postoperative pain/discomfort.

Performs surgical prep per standard of care and surgeon preference.

Handles and documents specimens per policy.

Demonstrates skill and knowledge in providing appropriate patient care across the age span.

Identifies and reports suspected child, spousal/partner, and elder abuse per protocol.

Demonstrates knowledge and skill in caring for the latex sensitive patient.

Performs sponge, sharps, and instrument counts per protocol.

Follows established policies and procedures for counts.

Initiates corrective actions when counts are incorrect.

Assures emergency equipment and supplies are available at all times.

Keeps surgical suites clean, tidy, free of soiled equipment and supplies, and properly stocked.

Uses principles of asepsis in varying situations.

Initiates corrective action when breaks in technique occur.

Wears appropriate attire in restricted area.

Adheres to recommended traffic patterns.

Manages and documents controlled substance inventory.

Equipment Management

Demonstrates appropriate protocol for safe use and handling of equipment.

Capable of trouble shooting equipment problems.

Verbalizes knowledge of risks and complications.

Reports malfunctioning equipment to appropriate personnel.

Demonstrates awareness of protocol for malfunctioning equipment and repair.

Provides for equipment and supplies based on patient needs.

Anticipates the need for equipment and supplies based on surgeon preference.

Selects equipment and supplies in an organized, cost effective and timely manner.

Assures all equipment is functioning before use and removes any malfunctioning equipment.

Demonstrates skill in appropriate use of instruments and equipment.

Operates mechanical, electrical, and air-powered equipment according to manufacturer's instructions.


Listens respectfully, gives feedback directly, honestly and talks with others to clarify differences.

Utilizes translation services when needed.

Utilizes appropriate services when needed to communicate with employees and patients with speech and hearing disorders.

Effectively communicates and interacts with patients, their family, and other external and internal clients (including fellow employees) from diverse backgrounds.


Uses knowledge of medical record policy and procedure.

Participates in medical records TQM.

Oversees charting of all clinical staff for accuracy and appropriateness.


Demonstrates a willingness to look at new ideas and work in a changing environment.

Understands, verbalizes and participates in the quality improvement process.

Supports initiatives designed to improve individual and organizational performance.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

All other duties as directed by management.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills

Computer nurse charting skills and basic word processing skills preferred.

Other Skills and Abilities

Working knowledge and experience in hospital or ambulatory surgical center operating room. Ability to adhere to work schedule and manage time appropriately. Ability to utilize resources in a timely, organized and cost effective manner. Ability to circulate and scrub all types of cases preferred. Monitors stock levels, outdated supplies and equipment needs and reports appropriately.

Knowledge of standard operating room machinery, equipment, autoclaves, washer sterilizer, and patient monitors.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $60.00 and $65.00/hour; however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, licensure, skills, and experience.

The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered.

Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment.

If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

As one of the fastest growing Independent Physician Associations in Southern California, Regal Medical Group, Lakeside Community Healthcare & Affiliated Doctors of Orange County, offers a fast-paced, exciting, welcoming and supportive work environment. Opportunities abound, and enterprising, capable, focused people prosper with us. We promote teamwork, nurture learning, and encourage advancement for all of our employees. We want to see you excel, because we believe that your success is our success.

Full Time Position Benefits:

The success of any company depends on its employees. For us, employee satisfaction is crucial not only to the well-being of our organization, but also to the health and wellness of our members. As such, we are firmly dedicated to providing our employees the options and resources necessary for building security and maintaining a healthy balance between work and life.

Our dedication to our staff is evident in our comprehensive benefits package. We offer a very generous mixture of benefits, including many employer-paid options.

Health and Wellness:

Employer-paid comprehensive medical, pharmacy, and dental for employees

Vision insurance

Zero co-payments for employed physician office visits

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Employer-Paid Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Behavioral Health Services

Savings and Retirement:

401k Retirement Savings Plan

Income Protection Insurance

Other Benefits:

Vacation Time

Company celebrations

Employee Assistance Program

Employee Referral Bonus

Tuition Reimbursement

License Renewal CEU Cost Reimbursement Program

Business-casual working environment

Sick days

Paid holidays


Employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the LA City Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.


Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Supervisory, charge or management experience in an outpatient or inpatient Surgery Center is preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

RN License; ACLS, CNOR helpful.

Keywords: QUALITY CARE SURGERY CENTER, LLC, Glendale , Operating Room RN $20k Sign-On Bonus, Healthcare , Glendale, Arizona

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