Surgery Nurse

San Juan Hospital


San Juan Hospital is seeking a registered nurse to work in the surgery department. Perioperative RNs care for patients who are taking part in surgical procedures. Their responsibilities include planning, organizing, and carrying out all nursing care throughout the perioperative encounter. 

The perioperative nurse will assist in all areas of caring for surgical patients from the time a case is scheduled to follow-up after a procedure. This can include patient calls, chart reviews, documentation, prepping a patient for surgery, circulating, recovery, and discharging patients. The RN should have an ability to be flexible in work schedule, job duties, and to cover call, which requires being able to respond within 30 minutes to the hospital. The nurse should be able to perform all aspects of patient care in an environment that supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality. Experience in a perioperative setting is preferred but not required. The schedule flexes between 36 and 40 hours.

Minimum Requirements

Must be licensed in the state of Utah, be BLS/CPR certified, and be able to obtain ACLS, NRP, and PALS certifications as soon as possible. The applicant will be someone that is reliable, hardworking, professional, and able to follow and maintain confidences as required by healthcare and HIPAA law.


This is a full-time position with excellent benefits. 

For more information about this position, please contact Melissa Slade, Human Resources Specialist, at 435.587.1114 or by email or Alyse Clements, Surgery Manager, at 435.587.1185 or by email. This position is open until filled and may be closed with no further notification.


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