Operating Room Registered Nurse


Since 1969, OCR has been local and physician-owned with strong ties to the community. With talented, hardworking, and friendly staff, we work toward the common goal of serving residents of CO, WY, and NE with specialty-focused care. We are experiencing tremendous growth and are adding talented people in all of our locations!

The Operating Room Registered Nurse provides expert professional nursing care; assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the care rendered to patients with urgent, emergent, or potential health problems in the intra-operative setting.

Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years operating room experience and be willing to scrub. Orthopaedic OR experience is a plus!

The OR Registered Nurse is responsible for:

  • Completing pre-operative assessment of patients; reviews and records patient’s health history and notes any abnormal conditions
  • Positioning the patient ensuring patient safety, functional alignment, and physical comfort
  • Maintaining and monitoring a sterile, controlled environment and ensures adherence to aseptic techniques
  • Providing or administering medications ordered by physician; documents administration on OR record
  • Scrub cases in assigned OR suite and assist surgical team during operative procedures
  • Assist other OR staff with room turnover following surgical procedures

Qualifications Include:

  • Graduation from and accredited RN school of nursing
  • Current State RN Licensure
  • Current CPR, ACLS, and PALS Certifications
  • Minimum of 2 year’s Operating Room experience and be willing to scrub (required). Orthopedic OR experience is a plus!
  • Be able to assign high priority to patient safety, comfort, and satisfaction
  • Be able to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Be able to work compatibly with physicians, other department members, and employees in other departments
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi-task

Physical Requirements: 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

(The phrases “occasionally”, “regularly”, and “frequently” correspond to the following definitions: “occasionally” means up to ⅓ of working time, “regularly” means between ⅓ and ⅔ of working time, and “frequently” means ⅔ and more of working time.)

  • The work environment is the typical office environment. The employee must be able to complete their work satisfactorily in an environment where there are significant distractions, including staff, patients, and vendors walking through and conversing, telephones ringing, conversations carrying over, loud noises, and interruptions to answer questions from others.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and should do so in a sound and safe manner. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Type: Full-Time

Location: Fort Collins, travel to other locations may be required for coverage and staffing needs

Pay: $38.00 – $52.00/hour, commensurate with experience


  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement savings and profit sharing plan participation
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Continuing Medical Education (depending on position)
  • Paid Time Off

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status, and a waiting period may apply.

Orthopaedic & Spine Center of the Rockies (OCR) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. OCR is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual experience and qualifications, without regard to a person’s race, color, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, creed, national origin, the presence of any physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other protected status.

  • Posting Information

  • Posting Date:

    October 28, 2022
  • Location:

    Fort Collins
  • Department:

    Ambulatory Surgery Center
  • Job Information

  • Shift:

  • Pay Rate:

    $38.00 - $52.00/hour, commensurate with experience

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