HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Operating Room Nurse in Las Vegas, Nevada

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Contributes to the company by utilizing the nursing process in planning, executing, and evaluating the nursing care given to the surgical patient during the intra-operative period. Plans and delivers safe, effective nursing care until the patient is transferred from his/her care to the recovery R.N. Performs duties of the circulating or scrub role in caring for all age patients.


  • Maintains current knowledge of surgical procedures and techniques.
  • Broad knowledge of anesthesia care and when to assist anesthesia team.
  • Knowledge of current practice related to hand hygiene, aseptic and sterile technique.
  • Knowledge of current practice of decontamination, high level disinfectant, and sterilization procedures.
  • Ability to identify and select instruments and equipment necessary for surgical procedures and appropriately interpret information on preference cards.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail by ensuring that all documentation is legible, complete, and accurate.
  • Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, systems, and objectives.
  • Has knowledge of patient rights and strives to improve patient outcomes by respecting each patient’s cultural, psychosocial, and spiritual values.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory, compliance, and accreditation standards and requirements.
  • Possesses critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to listen to others and openly expresses respect for differing opinions.
  • Demonstrates leadership, effective organizing, and planning skills.
  • Effective problem solving skills to include data analysis and judgment to make effective decisions.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • High Impact Communication - Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Computer Skills – Knowledge and basic use of computer skills.
  • Maintains high level of confidentiality at all times.
  • Ability to build trust and gain respect through effective team leadership and participation skills.


  • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing.


  • Minimum 2 years experience in an operating room setting; preferably in an ambulatory surgery center.


  • Active RN license as required by state of employment.
  • Valid BCLS Certification upon employment. *online certification not acceptable.
  • ACLS as required by facility.
  • CNOR certification preferred.

Title: Operating Room Nurse

Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Flamingo Surgery Center

Requisition ID: 02237-2425