Job Description

Job Summary:

The OR Clinical Lead / Circulator is a registered nurse with experienced in all roles of the OR RN including circulator, scrub, and PACU. The ORCL must enjoy mentoring new OR RNs and surgical technicians. Also creates and implements programs for the orientation of new OR nurses, orientation of experienced nurses to new roles, and ongoing development of clinical skills for nursing staff. The Clinical Lead / Circulator facilitates the development of adult education skills for OR RNs using the principles of adult /peer learning. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong skills in team leadership, be self-directed in the acquisition of new skills, and foster a safe environment and culture for learning among nursing leadership and staff.

This individual will be the primary point of contact for the Surgical Services Department Manager and the OR Scheduler regarding management of block schedules, surgeon preferences, and communication operational needs and changes within the operating room suites. Qualifications Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Degree Excellent communication skills Previous teaching experience with adult learners Current AHA Certification in BLS, ACLS, PALS CNOR certification required within one year of hire. Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings, nights and weekends to accommodate call requirements.

About WMC:

The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; a fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today’s healthcare environment.

About North Country Healthcare (NHC):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

Member organizations include Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital in Colebrook, Weeks Medical Center in Lancaster, and North Country Home Health and Hospice Agency in Littleton. NCH is proud to be the largest employer in the North Country.

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