Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Operating Room Registered Nurse (OR RN)

    Job Location US-CT-Bridgeport
    # 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


    The Surgical Center of Connecticut is a freestanding multi-specialty ambulatory surgery facility open Monday through Friday- NO WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS, or ON-CALL. The center has grown exponentially in the last year adding orthopedics specialty service line and is looking to complement the team with an experienced Operating Room Nurse.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The OR Registered Nurse position will provide support to the facility by performing circulating RN duties in the Operating Room at this fast-paced, multispecialty Ambulatory Surgery Center.


    • Provides direct clinical patient care to surgical patients in the operating room.
    • Prepares the operating room for procedures each day (assuring all supplies, implants, and equipment is present and ready).
    • Assisting with efficient Operating Room turn over between cases to prepare for the next case.
    • Accurate documentation in the medical record.
    • Accurate documentation of the inventory and maintenance of preference cards.
    • Communicates effectively with department teammates, physicians and patients to assure continuity of patient care.
    • Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.


    • Associates or bachelor’s degree in nursing required
    • Registered Nurse, licensed in the state of CT
    • 2-3 years’ operating room experience required at minimum
    • Circulating multi-specialty experience required with urology and orthopedics being preferred
    • Flexible scheduling required Monday through Friday (TEN HOUR DAYS ROTATING DAYS OFF)
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent communication and organization skills MANDATORY.
    • Knowledge of typical Operating Room equipment required.
    • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification.
    • Successful completion of ACLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification.

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