Merit Health River Region
Location VICKSBURG, MS (Merit Health River Region)
Department Operating Room
RN Circulator-Surgical Services-PRN
The circulating RN monitors the procedures as they occur in the operating rooms. During operations and other surgical procedures, the RN circulator assists by acting as an intermediary between the operating room staff and the rest of the hospital. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: ensuring that the surgical room is sterile and safe for the patient, working side by side with scrub nurses to assist in maintenance of the sterile field, preparation of the patient and operation room for assigned procedure, assess the patient's condition before, during and post-surgery, assists providers in development of the plan of care and updates as needed throughout the procedure.
Graduate of a nursing program. Bachelor's Degree is preferred. The RN should have prior operating room or circulator experience. Current Mississippi RN licensure is required. BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications are required. Nationally recognized certification in area of expertise is preferred.