Job Description

Gunnison, CO

Full Time

Work Hours: Monday - Friday Days with rotating call



Gunnison Valley Health is the sole community-owned health system for Gunnison County and surrounding areas. We are not just a hospital, we are a fully integrated health system providing services for all stages of life; from an award winning EMS department to a 52,000 square foot, state of the art senior care center and everything in between.  We are a leading health source for our community, offering wellness programs, medical education and illness prevention. 

We are looking for someone who will join our small and highly qualified team of Surgical Service Professionals and help us provide exceptional care to our patients.  

Where you’ll live:

Some define happiness by their job title and salary, while others pursue quality of life. Our community combines the best of both worlds by fostering a growing outdoor industry business hub in the heart of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. The Gunnison Valley, which includes the towns of Gunnison and Crested Butte, is a vibrant community of entrepreneurs and adventurers. We are deeply connected with our surrounding environment, neighbors and growing community. This is the kind of place where hard work is rewarded, whether that means a day on the mountain or at the office.


Here at Gunnison Valley Health, your good work will be rewarded.  In addition to a competitive salary, a generous and affordable medical/dental/vision plan, and a matching 401(a) there are other great perks including:

  • Great and affordable benefits including a Lifestyle Spending Account and a matched retirement plan that starts on day one!
  • Work/Life balance in an outdoor enthusiast’s mecca
  • No traffic jams, and a scenic commute to the office


To be seriously considered for this role, you’ll need to have:

  • Education: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in a PACU/OR or other critical care nursing preferred, however we are willing consider new grad nurses.
  • Licenses/Certification: RN License current in the state of Colorado.  Current BLS certification, ACLS and PALS (or ENPC) within the first year and maintenance expected* thereafter. CNOR is preferred
  • Skills
    • The ability to communicate, consult, and interact with team members to share pertinent information in a clear, concise, and tactful manner.
    • Capability to communicate with patients prior to surgery, answer their questions and alleviate their concerns.
    • Competence in keeping the operating room sterilized at all times


As the Scrub Nurse at Gunnison Valley Health, you will possess phenomenal efficiency and attention to detail with a strong knowledge of operation procedures and patient safety.  You will be adept at critical thinking and fast to act in emergencies.  You’ll utilize your unique skills and ideas by:

  • Understanding and implementing aseptic and sterile techniques.
  • Having an in depth knowledge of surgical operation procedures and a solid understanding of patient safety and precautions.
  • Asking questions, seeking out sources of information, demonstrating motivation in continuing education and strengthening your own circulator skills.
  • Collaborating with all members of the health care team to plan, implement, and evaluate patient’s status and treatment plan.

Compensation: $29.95/hour - $39.95/hour, depending on experience.  (Shift & Weekend Differential and Call Pay as well)


Application Instructions

Please click the link below to apply for this opportunity. You will be directed to our online application. We look forward to hearing from you!

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