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Circulator/PACU Nurse

South Lincoln Medical Center Kemmerer, WY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

This job is located in Kemmerer, WY.

Job Description
The circulator/PACU Nurse is responsible for the direct and indirect provision of professional nursing care of the patients in the operating room and PACU. The nurse is accountable for ongoing evaluation and documentation of all components of care delivered to patients within the perioperative environment utilizing the nursing process.

Desired Education, Certifications and/or Experience
• Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
• Must possess current circulator or PACU experience (within past 2 years).
• Must possess a current Wyoming license as a Registered Nurse.
• Must be certified or able to certify in BLS, PALS, and ACLS.

Position Responsibilities
1. Support the mission, vision, and core values of South Lincoln Medical Center.
2. Following and completing assignments as given by the OR Manager or Charge nurse.
3. Creating and maintaining an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest, and positive emphasis, as well as a calm environment throughout the department.
4. Gathering supplies and equipment for surgical cases.
5. Preparing surgery suite for surgical procedures and PACU for patient care.
6. Restocking supplies in surgery suite and PACU when procedures have ended for the day.
7. Monitoring of surgery department inventory and notifying appropriate individual(s) when supplies are needed.
8. Circulating for surgical procedures for various surgeons that operate at SLMC. Recover patients in PACU.
9. Operates equipment and performs technical skills according to policies and standards; learns new skills and seeks assistance appropriately.
10. Individualizes patient care according to patient’s health status, age level, and surgery/procedure being performed.
11. Looks beyond patients’ physical needs in every aspect of practice; includes physical, psychosocial, spiritual, emotional, educational, sexual, and age related needs.
12. Synthesizes patient data and implements action plan appropriate to situation (good judgment, critical thinking).
13. Documentation is complete, clear, concise, and according to policy.
14. Collaborates with appropriate disciplines in developing coordinated outcomes and interventions; interacts with team members regarding patient progress.
15. Recognizes situations (patient, staff, visitor, and physician) and significant assessment findings that require verbal or written communication and follow through to the appropriate people.
16. Participates in identifying and developing the performance improvement focus and criteria.
17. Assists in the orientation of new employees.
18. Assumes accountability and responsibility for attendance and timely completion of competencies, mandatory programs, department specific requirement (i.e. ACLS), and department meetings.
19. Purposefully conducts all aspects of job in an ethical manner in support of South Lincoln Medical Center’s commitment to ethical behavior in all areas of personal and professional activity.
20. Ensure that the Surgery Department and Operating Rooms are maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.
21. Record all information correctly and accurately on patient’s chart.
22. Follow established universal precautions in the use of gloves, gowns, and/or masks.
23. Ensure that daily and weekly tasks are completed.
24. Maintain confidentiality according to established policy.
25. Manage personal stress and emotions so as not to interfere in relationships and interactions with others.

South Lincoln Medical Center

Why Work Here?

Live and work in beautiful Southwest Wyoming!

Lincoln County Miner's Hospital Healthcare in the Kemmerer / Diamondville area has come a long way. Back in 1913, the United Mineworkers' Association established a tiny medical facility at the top of Park Drive above Archie Neil Park. Later that year, the name became Lincoln County Miner's Hospital. South Lincoln Hospital District In 1959 a decision was made to establish a taxing entity to support the hospital and the South Lincoln Hospital District was formed in 1960, with a 20-bed hospital being dedicated in 1961. The year 2010 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Hospital District! South Lincoln Medical Center Construction on a new hospital began in 1986 and a dedication service was held in 1988. Since that time we've seen the addition of the 24-bed Nursing Center and the Emergency Medical Services Multi-Purpose Building in 1999. One Constant - Quality of Healthcare Though the past years have brought changes, advances and additions to the facility and campus known as South Lincoln Medical Center, one constant has remained: the quality of healthcare.


711 Onyx St., Kemmerer, WY 83101
Kemmerer, WY
83101 USA