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Providence Health & Services RN Surgical Services Circulator in Colville, Washington



Providence is calling a Registered Nurse (RN) Circulator (Surgical Services, Day, 1.0) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • The Circulating Nurse will be a registered nurse. The Circulating Nurse will be in charge of activities in the OR suite. Circulating Nurse is responsible for the care and safety of the patient during the perioperative period to insure safe care during operative procedures.

  • The Circulating Nurse/Anesthesia Assistant should be standing by when the anesthesiologist begins induction of anesthesia to assist and ensure patient safety.

  • Circulating Nurse shall position the patient to avoid any pressure points and maintain good body alignment.

  • While circulating, the nurse must be able to operate all equipment necessary for the surgery such as tourniquets, cautery, suctions, air equipment, etc.

  • The circulator is responsible for sponge, needle, and instrument counts as described in "count" procedure.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Nursing degree/diploma required upon hire.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or higher within 3 years of hire.

  • A RN with 20 years of RN experience will not be required to obtain a BSN

  • RNs employed prior to 1/1/17 are encouraged to obtain a Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in Nursing, but obtaining the degree will not be a condition of employment.

  • 1 year acute care experience working with the patient population similar to department of hire or completion of the specialty residency located at that facility

  • Unencumbered RN license in state(s) of hire, and wherever care is delivered. If RN holds a multi-state license through the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), the RN must adhere to the requirements of licensure in the new state(s) of hire.

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) at time of hire. Card must be from the following authorized governing bodies: American Heart Association (AHA) - (BLS Provider), American Red Cross (ARC) - (BLS for Health Care Provider), or Military Training Network (MTN) – (BLS Provider) upon hire.

  • Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification within 6 months of hire

  • Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS) certification within 6 months of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Recent experience in perioperative services

  • 1 year Operating Room experience

About the hospital you will serve.

Mount Carmel Hospital is a Critical Access hospital in Colville, WA serving a three county area in Northeast Washington. We are a progressive, full service hospital offering advanced medical and surgical care as well as specialty support and outpatient services.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Surgical Services (Intraop)

Location: Washington-Colville

Req ID: 230980