Job: Circulating RN - Perioperative Services - Operating Room

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Job Description

Perioperative Services - Operating Room

Full Time


Job Details:
  • Kootenai Health is currently seeking patient-focused, compassionate Circulating RNs with a passion for providing exceptional care to those they serve.

    If that sounds like you, please apply to this Circulating RN Pipeline position. The purpose of this Circulating RN pipeline is to maintain an opening for qualified applicants to apply to be considered for future opportunities as they come available.

    About the OR Department

    Kootenai Health offers a modern, state-of-the-art facility in which Kootenai Clinic's General Surgery and other affiliated surgeons are able to perform a wide variety of specialized surgical procedures. Patients range from those coming to Kootenai for an extended stay for inpatient treatment to those outpatient surgery patients leaving on the same day as their procedures. The da Vinci ® System enables surgeons to perform even the most complex and delicate procedures through very small incisions with unmatched precision. Learn more about robotic surgery at Kootenai.

    Kootenai's staff works tirelessly to provide surgical patients with the education and support they need, all within an environment designed to promote optimal health and healing.

    Quick Stats

    · Number of Beds - 9

    · Number of Rooms - 6 in the Main OR, and 2 in the CVOR.

    · Number of Staff - 22 RN's,23 Certified Scrub Techs, 2 Designated Charge RN's, 2 Core Technicians.

    · RN to Patient Ratio - 1:1

    · Hours - Main OR 7:00am-7:00pm Mon-Sunday, CVOR 7:00am-7:00pm Mon-Fri.


    About the Circulating RN Job

    As an RN on our team, you will evaluate, plan, implement, and document nursing care for an assigned patient population. Additionally, you will assist physicians during examinations and procedures, perform various patient tests and administer medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. RNs on our team promote each patient's independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching each patient and their family members to understand patient conditions, medications, and self-care needs.

    Requirements & Minimum Qualifications

    1. Graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program.

    2. State of Idaho Registered Nurse or licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multistate privilege to practice" compact with Idaho.

    3. BSN or enrollment and continuous progression towards completion of a BSN program. This requirement may only be waived at the Director level.

    4. CCRN, CNOR, or a minimum of 1 year experience in Critical Care, Emergency or OR/PACU required, as applicable.

    5. ACLS required within 6 months of hire.

    6. BLS required within 6 months of hire.

    Kootenai Health Highlights

    If you want to love where you work and live, check out Kootenai Health. Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 292-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.

    As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:

    • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only $40 a month for medical, dental and vision coverage!
    • A robust tuition assistance program!
    • A 457 retirement plan!
    • On-site daycare!
    • Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends!
    • An award winning and incentive-driven wellness program!
    • Full spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training, and educational opportunities!
    • And much more!

    If you have additional questions, please email or call Kelly Wolfinger at or (208) 625-4637

    Kootenai Health considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally prot

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