Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Operating Room Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-CO-Denver
    # 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


    DTC Surgery Center specializes in orthopedic and podiatry and provides the most advanced and up to date care.  The staff are team-oriented professionals and take pride in providing excellent customer care and service in a unique, friendly environment.

    It has 2 Operating Rooms and 1 Procedure Room.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The RN OR 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. 


    • CO RN license
    • Current ACLS & BLS
    • Orthopedic (Total Joint, Sports Medicine, Hand and Ankle) 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


    EEO Statement
    We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.


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