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Registered Nurse OR Circulator Full Time Days

Up to $10,000 Sign On Bonus available based on experience

Welcome to Hi-Desert Medical Center, where you’ll benefit from:

  • A 59-bed acute primary care facility offering you and your family first-rate health care close to home

  • A wide range of quality inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitation services, home health and hospice services, and a variety of community outreach programs

  • A dedicated team of quality, caring, health care professionals

Call is required - must be able to get to facility within 30 minutes.

The start time varies pending OR scheduling. Must be able to be flexible with scheduling

Position Summary:

The circulating nurse is responsible for managing all nursing care within the operating room, observing the surgical team from a broad perspective, and assisting the team to create and maintain a safe, comfortable environment for the patient’s surgery.

Primary Duties:

  1. Knowledge in principles of surgical nursing and aseptic technique. Able to collect, interpret, record and communicate pertinent data and assist in any surgical treatments relevant to the patient’s care in surgery.

  2. Ability to provide a safe environment for patients requiring surgical procedures. Conducts job duties in accordance with established hospital policy and safety/sanitation standards.

  3. Demonstrate proficiency in circulating for surgical procedures.

  4. Ability to assemble all necessary instruments, supplies, equipment and drugs used in the operating groom.

  5. Provides instruction to patients entering the surgical suite. Explains procedures to patients thoroughly, provides assistance, when necessary, monitors patients’ comfort and alleviates anxiety during procedures.

  1. Demonstrates ability to supervise ancillary staff in the management of the surgical suite. Able to direct transportation of the patient, management of supplies and cleaning of OR suite through ancillary staff as necessary.

  2. Participates in QI activities for the surgical suite.

  3. Maintains certifications/licenses required without prompting or intervention

  4. Demonstrates competence in the care of infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients (when /if assigned to these patients) relative to determining each patient’s age-related and other physical, psychological and cultural needs and carrying patient care activities.


  • BSN preferred

  • Current California Registered Nurse License

  • Current BLS Certification

  • ACLS required within 6 months of hire

  • PALS required within 6 months of hire

Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.

Surgical Services

Primary Location:
Joshua Tree, California

Hi-Desert Medical Center

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Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Salary Range
$81,000.00 - $134,000.00
per Year
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Joshua Tree, CA, 92252, US