Sutter Health RN - OR / Surgery Department (Full-Time, Varied Shift) in Sacramento, California



The Registered Nurse in the Acute Care setting manages the patient/family experience through utilization of criticalthinking, teamwork, effective communication, and nursing judgment/knowledge/skills.



Education/including Licensure/ Certification/ Registration

Current licensure California RN or Interim Permitee; BLS -Health Care Provider; see attached for department and facility specific requirements.

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; BS preferred.


Must have demonstrated knowledge of basic nursing skills and effective English written and communication skills.


Significant experience working in a operating room supporting multi-specialties, preferably in an ambulatory surgery center is required, such as typically obtained in approximately 3 years is required

Experience with the pediatric population is preferred.


Requires the ability to assists the physician during surgery and procedures by functioning in the circulating role. The position coordinates the activities of the Anesthesiologist, Surgical Technologist, and Surgeon to ensure safe patient care.

Requires the ability to ensure patient safety through appropriate transport, transfer and positioning of patient.

Requires the ability to ensure appropriate levels of supplies and equipment to provide safe patient care.

Requires the ability to monitor the environment to ensure sterile technique is maintained throughout the procedure

Requires the ability to operate and trouble shoot OR surgical equipment

Requires the ability to perform professional intra-operative nursing care of the patient by utilizing the nursing care process and making a plan for patient care.

Must be flexible, and open to change along with the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.

Must be able to work in with other nursing staff in the pre-op, OR, and PACU, as well as with ancillary staff, to provide safe, efficient patient care.

Primary Location: California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento

Organization: Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Referral Bonus: No

Benefits: Yes

Position Status: Non-Exempt

Union: No

Job Shift: Variable

Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift

Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday

Weekend Requirements: Other

Schedule: Full Time

Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.