Catholic Health Initiatives RN Circulator, Operating Room in LONDON, Kentucky

RN Circulator, Operating Room


Job Summary:

Coordinate, delegate and provide care of patients. Accountable to lead, supervise, manage and carry out patient care decisions and care. Plans and delivers patient-focused care in partnership with physician, interdisciplinary team and patient/family.

Essential Duties:

  • Plans, develops, assesses, and evaluates care provided to members.

  • In conjunction with physicians, evaluates and develops discharge plans, recommends alternative levels of care, and ensures compliance with federal, state, and local requirements.

  • Develops and maintains case management policies and procedures.

  • Coordinates, directs, and performs concurrent and retrospective reviews, and monitors level and quality of care.

  • Coordinates the interdisciplinary approach to providing continuity of care, including utilization management, transfer coordination, discharge planning, and obtaining all authorizations/ approvals as needed for outside services for patients/families.

  • Consults with physicians, health care providers, and discharge planning and outside agencies regarding continued care/treatment or hospitalization.

  • Encourages members to follow plans of care (e.g., drug therapy, physical therapy).

  • Makes referrals to appropriate community services.

  • Identifies and recommends opportunities for cost savings and improving the quality of care across the continuum.

  • Develops and collects data, and trends utilization of health care resources.

  • Interprets regulations, health plan benefits, policies, and procedures for members, physicians, medical office staff, contract providers, and outside agencies.

  • Coordinates transmission of clinical and benefit treatment to patients, families and outside agencies.



  • Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.

  • Effective May 1, 2014, all new-hire Associate Degree Registered Nurses (new graduate and experienced) are required to start an approved BSN program within two years of hire and complete an approved BSN program within five years of hire.


  • Experience requirements may vary by department within each MBO.


  • Current state licensure as a Registered Nurse.

  • Current CPR/BLS Certification. Effective September 1, 2017,current BLS through the American Heart Association, or a previously approved provider, will be required before employment.

  • Specialty certification preferred.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community

Job Nursing - RN


Daily Schedule 1

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0122573