RN Operating Room OR Nurse

An amazing career-growth opportunity has recently opened for a Registered Nurse (RN) to join the Operating Room team in a busy Seattle Area Medical Center. Apply today and put your education and experience to work for this fast-paced, high-acuity position in one of the busiest hospitals in Washington.

The Operating Room RN will join an outstanding medical center and play an important role in supporting the clinical and administrative mission of the health system. This 400+ bed medical center has earned a reputation for outstanding patient care and employee engagement. This medical center, is well known for its commitment to advancing community health and working hard to serve the people of the Seattle area, offers high-acuity Level 1 Trauma Services, a full range of medical services, and a diverse outpatient clinical network.

Reporting to the Operating Room Nurse Manager, the OR Nurse will work closely with an outstanding team of Operating Room, Post Anesthesia (PACU), and Recovery Nurses. This Nurse will also work closely with the fantastic surgeons who perform these cases in a department that offers a ton of support, advancement, and education.

Performing over 2000 procedures per month, this is one of the Seattle Area’s busiest Perioperative Service Lines. The OR Nurse will work with a tenured staff of service leaders and dedicated staff of RNs to keep these 20 Operating Rooms running smoothly. The Perioperative Services Department has cutting-edge technology built in to every suite, so it can offer a full range of surgery procedures, from Neurosurgery to Orthopedics, and Cardiothoracic to Podiatry. This unit has been awarded both locally and nationally for high performing metrics in Cardiovascular Surgery, low infection rates, and outstanding employee engagement. Engagement is another place that the Surgery Department really shines, as the nurses here feel like they have a voice and like they’re part of a family.

The RN Operating Room Nurse will play an important part in the day-to-day clinical and patient operations of the Surgical Services Department. The OR Nurse will take responsibility for patient assessment and history review, working with the physician and family to develop a clear path of care. Working under unit leadership, and in close collaboration with the attending surgeon / physician, the Nurse will help formulate a care plan and execute on that plan.

From an operational standpoint, the Surgical Services RN will have responsibility to circulate in the operating suites, support the pre and post operation turnaround, and serve as a responsible partner on a large team. This person will get the opportunity to grow their skills through developing efficiency upgrades and operational improvements, and they’ll get to lead projects to execute on those visions.

The Greater Seattle Area boasts something for every type of person, from the urban attractions of the Seattle Metro Area to the natural attractions and wilds of Northern Washington State. The OR Registered Nurse must only take a short drive to enjoy world renowned restaurants, casinos, legendary live music, and some of the Northwest’s best wineries. If you’re more of the adventurous type, you won’t need to look hard to find hiking, biking, boating, beachcombing, and the beautiful slopes of Mt. Rainer. If you add all of these great factors, combined with an affordable cost-of-living, some of the best schools in the nations, and the nicest people around, you’ll understand why the Greater Seattle Area is quickly gaining popularity among the old and the young.

The Operating Room Nurse (RN) will take a vital role in the operations of this community health organization. You’ll support the mission and vision of the hospital, and you’ll get the opportunity to develop valuable skills and experience. In addition to the knowledge that you’re helping to keep this community happy and healthy, you’ll also receive a generous benefits package and a competitive compensation.