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Ascension Health RN Registered Nurse - Operating Room Surgical Services (Surgery) in Burnet, Texas

We Are Hiring

RN Registered Nurse - Operating Room Surgical Services (Surgery)

Seton Highland Lakes Hospital - Burnet, TX

PRN as needed

*Must have 2 years OR RN experience must be willing to learn Pre-admission testing, Recovery and Pre-op as we are a small critical access hospital.

What You Will Do

The Surgery Unit at Seton Highland Lakes Hospital has 3 surgical suites and handles Ortho, General Surgery, DaVinci Robot XI, Podiatry, Endoscopy, Gynecology and Urology. Nestled in the heart of the Hill Country, roughly 50 miles northwest of Austin, Seton Highland Lakes Hospital is a 25 bed Critical Access Hospital which has a long and proven history of providing the highest quality medical care to Highland Lakes’ residents. Seton Highland Lakes Hospital has a small family environment with excellent schools and outdoor activities!

As an Associate with Ascension Seton, you will have the opportunity to deliver professional nursing care in the operative setting to patients undergoing surgical or other invasive procedures.


  • Perform scrub functions including the selection and handling of instruments and supplies used during procedure.

  • Perform circulating functions including monitoring, recording and communicating patient condition and managing overall nursing care of patient before, during and after procedure.

  • Directly assist operating physician with surgical tasks including hemostasis, suturing and wound exposure as well as patient positioning.

  • Prepare operating rooms and surgical instruments and equipment for use.

  • Participate in pre-operative assessment of the patient.

  • Provide closure of the subcutaneous and skin without the surgeon’s assistance as requested. Placs and suture drains as directed. Document experience needed to maintain competency.

  • Identify patient/family learning needs and implement appropriate measures when assisting responsibilities permit. Promote patients/staff relationships and affect conflict resolution. Participate in development of scheduling system to assure absence of conflict. Assist with staffeducation activities.

  • Participate in product evaluation, cost containment and ordering of supplies, organization and proper processing of supplies, instruments and equipment. Contribute to and participate in quality improvement and other appropriate committee activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • May be required to be "on-call."

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Texas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Advanced Life Support obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.

  • BLS Provider obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.


  • Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

Additional Preferences

Why Join Our Team

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: is the Law Poster SupplementPlease note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.