Title : OR Registered Nurse | Days | Surgery Center

Department : Surgery

Type : Full Time

Location : Vail, CO

Job Details :


Vail Valley Surgery Center 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.

Circulating OR nurses will be asked to do some scrubbing as well scrub nurses asked to do circulating work. So you will have an opportunity to improve or retain your skills including:

  • Circulating
  • Scrubbing
  • Assisting in surgery

Vail Valley is supportive of your education and progress toward BSN as well as your CNOR certification.

Although nurses may be able to do more circulating or scrubbing based on their expertise, there are currently no OR roles that will be exclusive to either type of work.

Types of Cases:

  • Most are orthopaedic cases in addition to:
    • ENT
    • Pain
    • Ophthalmology
    • GI
    • Colonoscopies
  • Ortho cases generally consist of:
    • Sports Med
    • Total Joints
    • Knees / Hips
    • Arthroscopy

The Surgical Unit at Vail Valley Surgery Center

  • Work with USA Olympic Team Surgeons
  • VVSC specializes in Orthopedics, Pain Management, and Gastroenterology



  • 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.

*With 2-year commitment


  • Days only, No 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.