Operating Room Registered Nurse

La Junta, CO
Travel Contract

Registered Nurse - Operating Room (OR) - La Junta, CO

  • Base Pay Rate: $55/hr - $60/hr.

Job Details:

  • Status: Open
  • Profession: Registered Nurse
  • Specialty: Operating Room (OR)
  • Unit: Operating Room
  • Shift: Day Shift (Monday-Friday, 06:45 AM - 03:15 PM)
  • Block Schedules: No
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Duration: 13 weeks
  • # of Positions: 1


  • Base Pay Rate: $55/hr - $60/hr.
  • Overtime: 1.5% for 40+ hours in a week
  • Charge Nurse: Additional $3.00
  • On Call: $5.00
  • Call Back: 1.5%
  • Holiday Pay: 1.5%

Location:  La Junta, CO 81050

Job Description:

  • Experience Required: Minimum 1 year
  • Requirements: BLS and ACLS certifications required
  • Schedule: You'll work day shifts from Monday to Friday, with occasional on-call rotations in evenings and weekends.
  • Operating Rooms: There are three operating rooms, but only one is in use at a time due to one nurse anesthetist.
  • Types of Cases: You will assist in various surgical procedures including C-sections, tubal ligations, laparoscopic cholecystectomies, laparoscopic appendectomies, open hernia repairs, hemorrhoidectomies, and more.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist surgical team during procedures
  • Prepare operating rooms with necessary equipment and instruments
  • Ensure sterile field is maintained throughout surgeries
  • Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgical assistants
  • Anticipate the needs of the surgeon during procedures
  • Maintain and clean surgical equipment
  • Collaborate with the surgical team to ensure patient safety and comfort


  • Registered Nurse (RN) with active license
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certifications
  • Minimum of 1 year of recent acute care experience


COVID-19 Vaccine: Required (Medical/Religious Exemptions Only) Flu Vaccine: Unknown

Note: This is a travel-friendly facility, and first-time travelers are welcome. Return staff policy requires a 6-month separation.

If you're a Registered Nurse with OR experience looking for an exciting opportunity in La Junta, CO, we encourage you to apply!

Join us and make a difference in healthcare while exploring a new adventure!


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