Position available

Inquire through HR: 360-435-8595, extension 18

Pre-Operative, PACU and OR Circulating RN

Education/Experience/Licenses/Certificates/Eligibility: Current Washington R.N. license and BCLS required, ACLS preferred. Prefer 2 years? experience in acute care with emphasis in perioperative care.

Eligibility: All employees must be able to provide proof of their identity and their right to work in the United States.

Skills/Knowledge/Ability: IV skills required.

Interpersonal: Maintains active professional relationships with physicians and patients by assessing needs and levels of satisfaction with surgery center services. Effective communication skills: oral and written. Above average organizational skills. Demonstrates a positive, friendly, and courteous manner. Serves as a role model to other staff nurses and technicians. Assists in the orientation and training of new employees.

Critical Thinking: Above average ability to plan and implement patient care. Ability to make sound nursing judgement based on nursing theory. Awareness of pre-operative role of nurse in the surgery center. Medical records documentation is legible, concise and accurate. Assumes responsibility for competency and takes initiative for professional development and continuing education.

Knowledge: Working knowledge and experience in hospital operating room or ambulatory surgery center nursing care. Ability to adhere to work schedule and manage time appropriately. Ability to utilize resources in a timely, organized and cost effective manner. Monitors stock levels, outdated supplies and equipment needs and reports appropriately.

Machines, Equipment, Work Aides: Computer, telephone and fax. Standard operating room machinery, medical gas canisters and patient monitors.

Daily responsibilities for Pre-op RN and OR Circulating RN:
-Starting I.V. for patients having monitored anesthesia
-Monitoring vitals signs for all pre-op patients including minor laser procedures
-Patient education
-Ensuring patient comfort physical and emotional (helping to calm patients nerves)
-Reading and implementing doctors orders with accuracy
-Accuracy in documentation of the patients chart
-Chart auditing
-Patient positioning in the OR, ensure patient comfort
-Ability to demonstrate a knowledge of infection control and sterility
-Perform “sterile prep” of the operative site
-Participate in pre-operative time-outs
-Document intra-operative details and medications

The position is a 32-40 hours per week, Tuesday-Friday.

Benefits:  World-class working environment, world-class compensation.

Call HR, 360-435-8595, extension 18, for more information.


The Harman Eye Clinic was founded in 1984 and remains a vital point of service for patients who are seeking cataract and refractive surgery as well as comprehensive ophthalmology. We understand our service model is to provide extraordinary care not only to our patients, but to our doctors and co-workers as well.

For more information or to apply, please call 425.422.9510 or write to info@20better.com.

903 Medical Center Drive
Arlington WA 98223