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Surgery RN - Full-time M-F

Job ID: 57579-147 Date posted: 04/19/2024 Location: Dakota Dunes, South Dakota Facility: Siouxland Surgical Hospital (13150)
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$25,000 Sign-on Bonus

The OR RN is responsible for the direct and indirect provision of professional nursing care of the patients in the operating room. The nurse is accountable for ongoing evaluation and documentation of all components of care delivered to customers within the perioperative and outpatient environment utilizing the nursing process.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Knows and adheres to the policies of the Dunes Surgical Hospital and demonstrates fiscal responsibility.
  2. Follows nursing care policies, procedures, goals, and objectives according to accepted standards.
  3. Ensures that the surgical room is sterile and safe for the patient.
  4. Works side by side with scrub nurses to help maintain the sterile field in the operating room.
  5. Must have strong attention to detail and physical stamina to handle long, arduous work hours.
  6. Assess the patient’s condition before a surgical procedure.
  7. Assesses the needs of the patient during the procedure to ensure the best outcome.
  8. Works with a physician to develop the care plan for the patient during the surgery.
  9. Continues to evaluate the patient’s condition during the procedure and make necessary changes to the care plan.
  10. Ensures that the sterile field is not compromised during the procedure.
  11. Keeps the surgical area clean and organized for the scrub nurse and the physician; removes instruments and sponges as they are used during the procedure.
  12. Organizes and prepare medical records of patients. Documents care appropriately and thoroughly. Also follows up on missing data and other patient care needs.
  13. Remains calm and functions as a team member during stressful and crisis situations.
  14. Seeks involvement in activities that promote professional growth and behavior.
  15. Actively participates in appropriate committees as assigned.
  16. Follows OSHA and other standards for protection against blood-borne pathogens.
  17. Uses good body mechanics. 
  18. Informs management of applicable day-to-day situations.
  19. Follows employee health and other personnel and staffing policies.




Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for their job. 

Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.


  1. Must be a graduate of accredited college or university.
  2. Registered Professional Nurse with current state licensure.
  3. BLS Required
  4. BLS certification
  5. Ability to function in a high stress environment.
  6. Team player
  7. Flexibility



  1. Will be required to lift patients frequently, requiring the ability to lift up to 75 pounds.
  2. Must be able to exert at least 50 pounds of force to assist with patient transports.
  3. Be able to stand, bend, stoop, and/or sit within a confined area for prolonged periods.
  4. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear.
  5. Dexterity: Frequent repetitive motion of hands/wrist involved.
  6. Will be working in a clean, well-lighted area.
  7. May be required to deal with unpleasant environmental situations resulting from patient care or activity.
  8. Hazards and Risks: Direct patient contact with possible exposure to communicable diseases, radiation exposure, and CRT

USPI’S EDGE™ (Every Day Giving Excellence)

USPI’S EDGE™ is the key to the differentiation of USPI as a customer-focused company. The process of completing EDGE™ requirements establishes procedures and measurements that are collected, assimilated, and shared throughout USPI. All employees are involved with EDGE™, and the involvement can range from doing their jobs to gathering and/or entering data into the computer. All employees shall, at some time during their employment, be required to participate in the EDGE™ program.


Responsible for knowing the processes involved in assuring the standards established by HIPAA and ensuring they are followed, including the practices and records relating to the use and disclosure of Protected Health Information. 


Must be authorized to work in the United States.


Dunes Surgical Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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