Perioperative Educator - RN - Operating Room

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Unit Description

St. Mary's Medical Center is seeking a Full Time Periop RN Educator to join our dedicated team.


St. Mary's Medical Center is equipped with 12 OR suites.  We are a level 2 facility that operates as a Level 1 due to our location.  The Operating Room is staffed with a scrub tech and Registered Nurse 24/7.  The OR team has a close working relationship with surgeons and anesthesiologists. 


Our service line includes:

CV Program, General, Gynecology, ENT, Orthopedics, Neuro, Ortho Spine, Urology, Plastics, Dental, Trauma, Procurements and Pediatrics. 


Why work in our Operating Room?

We have a new OR department within the last four years with Styker video, Berchoid Booms and Spot lights, Davinci Robots, Medtronic Stealth and O-Arm.

Care Site Description

St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care, excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health — and hope — to our patients.

Fast Facts about St. Mary's and Grand Junction

  • Grand Junction , Colo. (estab. 1896) Population: 146,000
  • Awe-inspring natural beauty and the dramatic red rock landscape of the Colorado National Monument
  • 300+ days of sunshine
  • Exhilarating outdoor adventures including hiking, camping, biking or skiing on the Grand Mesa
  • Incredible whitewater rafting on the Colorado River
  • Hundreds of miles of world-class mountain biking trails
  • A charming downtown full of great shops, restaurants, art galleries, and more
  • The heart of Colorado's wine country
  • Close to world-famous destinations such as Moab, Utah, Telluride, Aspen, and Glenwood Springs
  • Regional Medical Center serving western Colo. & eastern Utah
  • 2,020 associates, 434 physicians
  • 346 beds (310 are staffed)

Services & Expertise

  • Cardiac & Vascular Services
  • CareFlight
  • Center for Brain & Spine Surgery
  • Emergency Services
  • Family Medicine Residency
  • Level II Trauma Center with Pediatric Commitment
  • Neonatal Intensive Care
  • Orthopedics & Spine Center
  • Primary Stroke Center
  • Regional Blood Center
  • Regional Cancer Center
  • Surgical Specialties incl. minimally invasive & robotics
  • Women's Health & Childbirth Services

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Planning the monthly Education programs for the Operating Room, this person is intricately involved with the Orientation of all new OR associates & Travelers.

The Perioperative Educator is a vital person for the RN’s going through the Perioperative 101 training program.


Current Colorado RN License or Compact License is required by hire date.


Previous Perioperative Educating experience required.


Associates Degree Nursing, Required

Organization: St. Mary's Medical Center, Grand Junction, CO
Primary Location: CO-Grand Junction
Department: SMG-Operating Room
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Job Posting: 3/22/2017 10:57:29 PM
FTE: 1.0
Job Number: 17002202
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