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Cardiovascular OR RN - MCR OR

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Location: Loveland, CO, United States
Category: Nursing Professional
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 70526
Date Posted: Jun 22, 2023

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Facility: Medical Center of the Rockies (Loveland, CO)

Department: MCR Operating Room – Cardiovascular 

- Full Time

- Days

- Associates degree in nursing is required. BSN preferred. 

The Heart Team at Medical Center of the Rockies delivers world-class care to patients who need highly skilled, cutting-edge surgical treatment. Expert surgeons team with our well-trained cardiac surgery professionals including PAs, First Assists, RNs, CSTs, and Perfusionists.

From minimally invasive to open-heart and catheter procedures, our team has performed more than 15,000 heart surgeries. Our team has performed twice as many heart surgeries as any hospital in Northern Colorado. MCR consistently runs 2 cardiac surgery rooms simultaneously while assisting in TAVR procedures and functioning in our new Hybrid suite.

Just 45 minutes from Denver, 30 minutes from Estes Park, and bordering Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest, Loveland has it all. Named one of the best places to live by Money Magazine and US & World Report. When you’re not hiking, biking, or boating in the vast open spaces offered in Larimer County, you can cheer on the Colorado Eagles Hockey team from their own area. Spend time at one of the many art venues offered within Loveland, including Sculpture in the Park, the largest outdoor show and sale in the US. Whether you choose the small town charm of downtown, or the rural life of the outskirts, Loveland has Colorado lifestyle for everyone.

Provides direct patient care in a surgical setting at a proficient level, in accordance with applicable scope and standards of practice with the policies, values, and mission of the organization. Monitors and manages the patient and operative environment before, during and after surgery to maintain a safe environment, optimize outcomes and maximize available resources.


  • Performs circulating functions before surgery, including preparing the operating environment, orienting and assessing the patient, and reviewing patient’s medical record and surgeon’s notes to ensure all pre-requisites and preferences are net. Ensures safety checklists and procedures are implemented and documented at all times.
  • Performs circulating functions during surgery, including monitoring and communicating patient condition, documenting interventions and activities, monitoring the sterile field and controlling traffic into, out of and around the room.
  • Performs scrub functions, including the preparation, selection, and handling of instruments and supplies used during the surgical procedure and performs surgical counts with the circulating nurse.
  • Provides nursing care to a complex, high acuity surgical patient population in a technically complex environment.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.


  • Credentials:
    * Registered Nurse
    * Basic Life Support

  • Minimum Required Education: Graduate of an accredited Registered/Professional Nursing program. Preferred: BSN.
  • Required Licensure/Certification: State licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN). Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider and any relevant certification as determined at position level. Preferred: CNOR.
  • 1 year OR experience
  • Minimum Experience: 6 months of OR nursing (RN) experience or completion of the UCHealth Fellowship program.

Are you a RN New Grad? Visit to find out about our exciting New Grad opportunities!

The pay range for this position is: $34.73 - $53.83 / hour.  Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience. 

This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus on offers accepted through June 30, 2023; certain criteria apply.

An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical, dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their family members have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes up to 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legal consultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is available depending upon their need.

At UCHealth, we do things differently

We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

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