Surgical Care Affiliates

  • RN OR Scrub/Circulator

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


    Facility Description:

    INOV8 Surgical is an Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) located on the first floor in the adjacent medical office building to INOV8 Orthopedics.  It is a single specialty ASC offering a wide range of services.  Hours of operation will be 7:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday.  There will be a total of 5 Operating Rooms.  There are 6 Pre-Op beds, 8 Recovery beds and 4 private rooms to provide 23-hour observation services.  It is a De Novo with the latest interiors and state of the art equipment.  It opened in June of 2019 and the focus is on outpatient joint replacement

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The RN OR Scrub/Circulator position is responsible for providing safe and direct quality care for patients receiving treatment at the ASC in the operating room to identified age groups. In collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary care team, the OR Circulator competently performs job responsibilities in accordance with all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.  Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.     

     Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility’s policies & procedures.
    • Demonstrates respect for co-workers & develops positive working relationships with other departments.
    • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with patients, physicians, hospital staff, vendors and the public – in person, on the telephone, or by email.
    • Develops, individualizes and prioritizes patient’s plan of care daily in collaboration with patient, family and health team members that is sensitive to the patient’s cultural and spiritual needs to attain expected outcomes.
    • Coordinates and performs activities routinely as appropriate with the OR Clinical Manager, Medical Director and the Quality Committee(s). 
    • Provides direct clinical patient care to surgical patients in the operating room. 
    • Prepares the operating room for procedures each day assuring all supplies, implants, & equipment is present and ready. 
    • Assisting with efficient Operating Room turn over between cases to prepare for the next case. 
    • Accurate and legible documentation in the medical record and inventory and maintenance of preference cards. 
    • Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor. 


    • Current ACLS & BCLS
    • Orthopedic (Total Joint, Sports Medicine, Hand, Ankle, Spine and Pain Management) surgical experience strongly preferred.
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills
    • Knowledge of typical OR equipment required
    • Ability to be flexible with work schedule and maintain regular attendance

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