Surgical Care Affiliates

Director Nursing (FT) - Riverside Surgery Center Newark

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
# of Openings
1
Category
Registered Nurse
System ID
18124
Telecommute
No
Employee Type
Regular
Employee Status
Full-time
Group Name
Acela

Overview

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCA’s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

 

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits…

  • Positive work culture
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance – eligible on Day 1 of employment
  • Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
  • Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits
  • Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Director of Nursing is responsible for all aspects of nursing care delivery in the facility. They will assume responsibility as a department lead of the Cath Lab and pre/post unit. The Director of Nursing is also responsible for overseeing the facilities quality improvement, risk management, infection control, and education of the teammates. As a Registered Nurse, the Director of Nursing is responsible to work in patient care on a regular basis. The Director of Nursing is also responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.

  • Provides leadership oversight to ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility’s policies & procedures.
  • Demonstrates respect for co-workers & leadership and develops positive working relationships within departments.
  • Communicates with courtesy when interacting with patients, physicians, procedure schedulers, vendors and the public – in person, on the telephone, or by email.
  • Analyzes and correlates clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.
  • Provides direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility
  • Recognizes legal policy limits and individual practice.
  • Staff cardiac cath lab and pre/post unit on a daily basis, function as integral member of CV team. 

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in nursing required, a bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
  • Current BCLS and ACLS certification required.
  • 2-4 years Nursing Management experience preferred.
  • 5-10 years of Cardiac Cath Lab or Cardiac Pre/post Unit experience required. Charge Nurse experience preferred.
  • Fluoroscopy Certification through Rocky Mountain Chapter of American Association of Physicist in Medicine within 60 days of hire.
     

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