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Registered Nurse Operating Room Team Lead

HCA Healthcare
Round Rock, TX 78664


SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time



St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital’s comprehensive services include advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David's Round Rock—the first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County—with the only Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; as well as emergency services in a 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level II Trauma Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's Emergency Center in Cedar Park. St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is also known for providing advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties. In 2016, the hospital received the Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group.



Position Summary
The Lead surgical nurse is under the direct supervision of the Clinical Supervisor and the direction of the Nurse Manager. He/she accepts overall responsibility for a designated surgical area of specialty. The Lead Surgical Nurse is responsible for assuring that all equipment and instruments are operational. Ensures adequacy of equipment, supplies, and instruments. Knowledgeable regarding service specific equipment and instruments which are out for repair or need replacement.  The Lead surgical nurse trains and precepts staff and acts as a resource to all staff for their specialty(s) They provide leadership by demonstration positive guest relations, effective communication skills, excellent work ethics, and superior leadership skills. They can also perform all duties of a surgical staff RN. 



Essential Job Function

Plans age specific nursing intervention for assigned patients.


  • Completes age appropriate assessment of patient prior to admission to surgical suite.
  • Initiates plan of care by proper preparation of patient for surgery
  • Provides patient teaching and emotional support for assigned patient.


Provides and evaluates age appropriate direct patient care.


  • Assists with the care of the patient during anesthesia induction and/or prepares patient for local anesthesia.
  • Demonstrates the ability to prevent patient injury.
  • Performs correct surgical preps.
  • Demonstrates mastery of representative cases and equipment used for all specialty area and has competent experience and knowledge base for all procedures.
  • Accurately documents nursing care rendered.
  • Assists in preparation for next day’s surgical event.
  • Assures adequate and appropriate supplies, equipment and instrumentation are available for specialty services per shift according to established departmental standards and par levels.
  • Responsible for restocking unused sterile supplies and equipment recognizing appropriate integrity of sterile supplies and equipment.
  • Assists and cooperates with other team members in completing their assignments in a timely manner, includes but not limited to turnover of OR suites.


Assist with supervision in designated surgical specialty(s.)


  • Assists and oversee specialty tasks performed by Staff RN and Surgical Techs to assure the unit is provided with supplies, instruments and necessary equipment for specialty cases, within budget.
  • Oversee the functions of the service specific equipment, including trouble shooting and training staff on proper usage of equipment. 
  • Responsible for updating staff on newly implemented ideas in the department and advising of process via email or posted notices
  • Obtain preferences for service specific physicians regarding procedures and update preference cards
  • Assist in any specialty areas to ensure all work is completed on time
  • Responsible for staff training related to service specific procedures.
  • Responsible for advance preparation of future procedure.  Assures supplies and equipment have been ordered and communicate to nurse supervisor.
  • Sets PAR levels of supplies and checks with levels on a weekly basis and notifies Material Coordinator of ordering needs.

Participates in unit activities.


  • Participates in budget and inventory control; only opens essential supplies.
  • Demonstrates competency for all surgical specialties and equipment.
  • Takes appropriate action to prevent/manage accident in the area.
  • Complies with Universal Protocol and National Patient Safety Goal.
  • Maintains current professional growth through independent study and continuing education programs.
  • Participates in performance/progress improvement activities.
  • Completes annual competency checklists.
  • Attends 80% of staff meetings.
  • Performs other duties as delegated by management.





We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

















  Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, CNOR
Preferred:  BSN

  Minimum of two years experience in the areas of specialization
Preferred:  Previous charge experience

 Licensed by Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners, current certification as BLS Healthcare provider, CNOR
Preferred:  ACLS


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Posted: 2019-12-03 Expires: 2020-01-02

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