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Registered Nurse - Outpatient Operating Room

Lakeside Surgery Center Omaha, NE

Job Description

Lakeside Surgery Center is a freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center dedicated to the delivery of care to patients in need of surgical services in an outpatient setting.  Employment for Lakeside Surgery Center is through Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), one of the largest national outpatient surgery providers based out of Illinois.  While Lakeside Surgery Center is affiliated with CHI, it is not apart of Lakeside Hosptial.

We are currently hiring for a Registered Nurse - Operating Room.  Lakeside Surgery Center has 4 OR suites and one procedure room.  We specialize in orthopedic, podiatry, plastics, opthalmology, general, ENT and pain management procedures.  We are open Monday through Friday, with no weekends, no nights, no call and no holidays.  Hours vary during the day and week and flex according to the surgery schedule and center staffing needs.  Potential candidates must have flexibilty with the hours during the week.



Position: Operating Room-Registered Nurse


Reports to: Charge Nurse / Director of Nursing


POSITION OBJECTIVE: Accountable for the provision of nursing care in the assigned intra-operative areas of the surgery center.  Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility administrative procedures.  Participates in various quality activities as appropriate and as directed by the Charge Nurse Operating Room, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and/or the Quality Committee(s). The Operating Room nurse must set priorities in planning cases, and making clinical decisions.  They are a resource for complex decision making and establishing individualized plan of care for the peri-operative patient.


General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel.
  • Uses equipment effectively by anticipating patient needs and providing appropriate care.
  • Confirms that proper techniques and procedures are used according to accepted Standards of Practice and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the ordering, receiving, and storage of supplies.
  • Maintains order and cleanliness of the intra-operative area.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains surgical services as assigned, in accordance with written policies and in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and is responsible for quality patient care.
  • Assists with the development and monitoring of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas.
  • Responsible for efficient and effective patient care and quality improvement.
  • Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals.
  • Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.
  • At the direction of the Director of Nursing, maintains an adequate inventory for assigned area, including, but not limited to, equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and retention of operating room/corresponding ancillary area employees.
  • Assists with staffing assigned area and performing daily operational processes.
  • Responsible for fostering an environment that promotes staff growth and development.
  • Supervises and adheres to Surgery Center policies, procedures, and safety programs.
  • Participates in Quality Committee(s), Medical Leadership Committee, as requested, and/or assigned.
  • Proactively seeks to continuously improve patient care and operations.
  • Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.
  • Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Director of Nursing and/or the Administrator.


Education - Required:

  • High School graduate or GED certificate recipient
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
  • Current licensure in the State of NE as a Registered Nurse
  • Must be current in BCLS
  • ACLS/PALS certification within six months of hire date (applicable to scope of service)

 Education - Preferred:

  • Computer literacy
  • BSN Degree


  • Previous work experience in an ambulatory surgery setting or acute hospital operating room of no less than one (1) year.


Job Details

Date Posted November 28, 2018
Date Closes December 28, 2018
Address 17030 Lakeside Hills Plaza
Located In Omaha, NE
Department Operating Room
Function Registered Nurse
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Monday thru Friday. Hours vary during the day and candidate must be flexible. No Weekends, No Nights, No Holidays and No Call.
Positions Available 2
SOC Category 29-1141.00 Registered Nurses
Zipcode 68130
Name OR CHarge Nurse
Address 17030 Lakeside Hills Plaza #110
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68130
Phone 402-758-5120
FAX 402-758-5215

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Paid Holidays
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Computer Usage
  • Excellent Communications
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Patient Discharge Planning
  • Patient Safety
  • IV Sedation Administration
  • Medication Administration
  • Nursing
  • Operating Room
  • Registered Nurse (RN)
  • Orthopedic
  • Pain Management
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
At a Glance
Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • And More ...