Surgical Care Affiliates

Operating Room Circulating Nurse- Full & Part Time

Job Location US-IL-Vernon Hills
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SCA owns and/or provides management services to 205 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians and in affiliation with 105 health systems. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes, and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally, and financially. 


Facility Description: Hawthorn Surgery Center is a busy, multi-specialty, 5 OR, outpatient surgery center, primarily performing orthopedics, ENT, urology, podiatry and pain management procedures. Our center’s new building opened 4 years ago in Vernon Hills, IL and we are growing at an excitingly rapid pace.  We are looking for a positive, energetic, experienced Operating Room Circulating Nurses with a proven track record of delivery excellent service to physicians, patients, and other teammates. Hawthorn Surgery Center is pleased to offer competitive wages and promote no weekend or holiday hours.    

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are seeking experienced Operating Room Circulating Nurses who are dependable, detail-oriented, skilled problem solvers, who have a collaborative and friendly working style.  Qualified candidates must have a reputation of delivering superior service to physicians, patients, and teammates.  Candidates must exemplify our organization’s values of Clinical Quality, Integrity, Service Excellence, Teamwork, Accountability, and Continuous Improvement.  The OR Nurse is responsible for the safe, effective, and efficient care of the patient in the operating room, and must demonstrate competence and adherence to the various professional organization’s standards, as well as the center’s policies and procedures.



  • Delivers safe patient care under the direction of the surgeon and anesthesiologist.
  • Ensures that the Operating Room is prepared with all necessary supplies, implants, instrumentation, and equipment, in accordance with the physician’s preference card.
  • Anticipates the needs of the patient, surgeon, and anesthesiologist throughout the surgical procedure.
  • Accurately and legibly documents in the medical record.
  • Assists in keeping physician preference cards accurate and up to date.
  • Effectively communicates with patients, teammates, and physicians to ensure continuity of care.
  • Responsible for other tasks such as picking supplies for cases, turning over rooms, stocking, etc., as directed by the OR Charge Nurse.


  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
  • Current Illinois Nursing License
  • Two years of OR Experience; Orthopedic experience preferred
  • Current BLS Certification or completion within 90 days of employment
  • Current ACLS Certification or completion within 90 days of employment

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