Registered Nurse Operating Room Circulator - Edina Specialty Surgery Center


The Operating Room (OR) Circulator - Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of optimum quality care to patient while in the OR of the Surgery Center. This is a Casual Position working out of the Edina Specialty Surgery Center.

Essential Functions:

  • Assesses instrumentation, supply and equipment needs based on the scheduled procedure, assessed patient need, and physician preferences.
  • Assist with picking supplies for surgical cases (based on surgeon preference cards), as needed.
  • Is knowledgeable of the psychological, physiological & spiritual needs of patients & provides care accordingly and in an age appropriate manner for patients.
  • Develops an individualized plan of care based on nursing assessment, medical diagnoses, and knowledge of specific illnesses, injuries, diseases, surgical procedures and appropriate standards of care.
  • Prioritizes and provides nursing care based on the individualized plan of care. Reassesses, evaluates and revises the implementation of the plan of care to meet the changing needs of the patient.
  • Assesses and documents patient condition and responses to nursing and/or medical interventions and communicates the information to the appropriate person.
  • Perform surgical counts and medication labeling in compliance with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Administers medications and solutions as ordered following department policies and procedures.
  • Receives surgical specimens and cultures from the sterile field and handles them appropriately and in compliance with departmental and surgery center policies and procedures.
  • Assists anesthesia personnel and provides psychological and physiological support for the patient during induction, emergence and as needed throughout the intraoperative phase.
  • Completes correct site surgery procedure following surgery center policies and procedures.
  • Physiologically monitors the patient during surgery following surgery center departmental policies and procedures and responds appropriately to changes in the patient's condition and/or behavior
  • Functions within the limits of the Minnesota Nurse Practice Act, State and Federal Laws, Hospital, Nursing Department and Surgical Services Departmental philosophies, policies and procedures and standards of care.
  • Evaluates the patient post-operatively for any injuries related to positioning, extraneous objects, or chemical, physical and electrical/equipment hazards.
  • Completes appropriate portions of the patient record accurately, legibly, timely and thoroughly.
  • Completes patient charges completely and accurately.
  • Collaborates with other disciplines to maximize patient outcomes and ensure a smooth flow of the surgical experience.
  • Accountable for reporting occurrences through the center's established reporting process related to employee and/or patient/visitor events.
  • Fosters the developmental and educational process of self, colleagues, orientees and students (includes functioning as a preceptor).
  • Participates in acceptable continuing education, fostering career and skill development including meeting departmental continuing education requirements.
  • Assists in managing controllable costs by the proper, non-wasteful use of surgery center resources.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate of an NLN accredited school of registered nursing.
  • Current licensure as a RN in the State of MN or WI multi-state required.
  • At least one year of OR experience in the last 5 years preferred.
  • Current member of AORN preferred.
  • Current certification in basic CPR for Healthcare Professionals (BLS) or completed upon hire.

Essential Requirements:

Ability to:

  • Comply with company policies, procedures, practices and business ethics guidelines.
  • Complete job required training.
  • Comply with all applicable laws and regulations, (e.g. HIPAA, Stark, OSHA, employment laws, etc.)
  • Demonstrate prompt and reliable attendance
  • Work in the surgery center during business hours
  • Travel independently throughout the surgery center (which may include movement from floor to floor); frequent bending, lifting, standing, stooping or sitting for long periods of time may be required
  • Work at an efficient and productive pace, handle interruptions appropriately and meet deadlines
  • Communicate and interact in a respectful and professional manner
  • Prioritize workload while being flexible to meet the expectations of the daily operations
  • Apply principles of logical thinking to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Understand and execute a variety of instructions
  • Effectively operate equipment and communicate on and operate the phone system
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Travel to other work locations, if required

Performance Expectations - Revo Health's Core Values:

  • Integrity - Do the right thing and take responsibility for what you do and say
  • Service - Consistently contribute to deliver an exceptional experience
  • Quality - Act with high purpose, committed effort, and skillful execution to exceed expectations
  • Innovation - Identify progressive solutions that improve service, teamwork, efficiency, and/or effectiveness
  • Teamwork - Be a part of the whole; support each other positively

Environmental Conditions:

  • Surgery center setting


  • Twin Cities Orthopedics partners with a management services company, Revo Health, along with other healthcare groups to deliver exceptional patient care. This position will be employed through Revo Health, working closely with Twin Cities Orthopedics.
  • Revo Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
  • This position description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change. Essential and Additional Job Functions are subject to modification.

To remain compliant with CMS regulations, all ASC employees are to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless they have a company approved medical or sincerely held religious belief exemption on file. New employees are required to have at least one dose of a two dose vaccine or their only dose of a one dose vaccine prior to January 27, 2022. Beginning February 28, 2022, new employees will be required to have completed their full COVID-19 vaccine series prior to starting employment and submit proof of vaccination.

Salary Range
$68,000.00 - $85,000.00
per Year
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Edina, MN, 55435, US