Title : Pre-Op/PACU Staff Nurse | Evenings and Nights

Department : PACU

Type : Full Time

Location : Vail, CO

Job Details :

Our nonprofit community health care organization is offering a $10,000 Sign-on Bonus to experienced Operating Room Staff Nurses

No Call, No Holidays, Quarterly Bonus, Ski-Pass


Video Clip: Vail Valley Surgery Center nurses speak about the OR opportunity at VVSC

About the Position: Operating Room Staff Nurse | Full-time | Day Shift

An operating room staff nurse at Vail Health Surgery Center assumes responsibility and accountability for providing high-quality nursing care to patients and their families. Expert, compassionate, and individualized nursing care for patients and families is expected. Operating room staff nurses collaborate with providers, staff, and other members of the team to achieve optimal patient outcomes. As a staff nurse in the operating room, you will have the opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology alongside world-class orthopedic surgeons and a dedicated team of surgical nurses in state-of-the-art facilities.

The Surgical Unit at Vail Valley Surgery Center

  • Work with USA Olympic Team Surgeons
  • VVSC specializes in Orthopedics, Pain Management, and Gastroenterology
When surgery is required to treat a disease, repair an injury, maximize functional ability, or improve appearance, Vail Valley Surgery Center's facilities and care team are trusted by locals and visitors alike. The surgeons and support staff of Surgical Associates are experts in emergency and trauma care and also specialize in general surgery, cancer, laparoscopic, and critical care surgeries. International fellows frequently come to VVSC to learn from the world-class surgeons.   



  • Quarterly Bonus*
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short and long-term disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement plan - 403(b)
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Child care reimbursement
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Health club subsidy
  • Ski pass 

*Full Quarterly Bonus is distributed when quality and performance metrics are met.


  • Evening and Nights



  • Experience:
    • One-year clinical experience required
  • License(s):
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a State of Colorado Registered Nurse license.
  • Certification(s):
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required.
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.

About Vail Valley Surgery Center

Vail Valley Surgery Center Vail is a world-class facility in a world-class resort. Our Vail center is centrally located on the main campus of the Vail Health Hospital. Whether you are a local resident, a visitor to the area, or have come specifically to be treated in our top-notch facility, we treat every patient with the same high level of care.

We opened the doors to our multi-specialty Ambulatory Surgery Center in 2002, and since then have continued to offer only the best technology, treatment, and expertise. You'll receive individualized attention in the warm and comfortable atmosphere of our state-of-the-art center.

Vail Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

Apply today.

Our short application process takes less than 3 minutes on your phone, tablet or computer.