Surgical Care Affiliates

Orthopedic/Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse

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SCA owns and/or provides management services to 205 ambulatory surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in partnership with approximately 2,800 physicians and in affiliation with 105 health systems. SCA's clinical systems, service line growth strategies, benchmarking processes, and efficiency programs create measurable advantage for surgical facilities – clinically, operationally, and financially. 


Facility Description:


Are you an experienced RN looking for an efficient, fast-paced work environment?  Then The CORE Institute Specialty Hospital (CISH) is for you!  Join our team of friendly, motivated healthcare professionals and have fun doing what you love. 


We are conveniently located in the North Central Phoenix corridor, and specialize in spine and orthopedic inpatient and outpatient procedures.  Our teammates are among the best in the industry in terms of experience and professionalism.  Our mission is to provide the best possible patient care, and our values direct us toward this goal:

  • The Patient • Teamwork • Excellence •
  • Continuous Improvement • Accountability • Evidence-based Practice •


Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Orthopedic/Medical/Surgical Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and coordinating patient care from pre-admission to discharge. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes, patient satisfaction, and providing safe quality healthcare, in accordance with the mission, vision and values of the hospital.  Ensuring the efficient and effective coordination and implementation of the daily activities within the department. 


  • Uses nursing process including: assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, Implementation, and evaluation, in order to provide safe effective outcomes.
  • Administers and charts medications as ordered by physician, reinforces and clarifies physician instructions and explanation of procedures to patient and companion.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in medical/surgical unit. Patient care duties, including ability to provide for patient care in emergency situations and based upon age-specific needs utilizing a development perspective.
  • Maintains and evaluates own clinical expertise and clinical practice, demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession.
  • Conducts quality review audits as assigned by manager or designee, conscientiously and continuously applies the principles and tools learned during CQI training on a daily basis.
  • Maintains flexibility with scheduling and job assignments in order to cover patient needs. Ability to work in multiple perioperative areas.
  • Fosters a positive and professional hospital environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member.
  • Participates in committees, work groups, and meetings as deemed necessary. Can demonstrate measurable results an meet target dates. Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team and takes part in shared leadership.
  • Has successfully complete required competencies required of position, obtains laboratory, EKG, radiology studies requested by physician and according to policy.
  • Utilizes Individual goals and KPI models to measure and report on performance improvement.
  • Follows strict guidelines and protocols associated with cleaning infectious waste areas within patient care locations.
  • Assists in thoroughly cleaning the Dietary Department on a monthly basis while Dietary Staff performs the daily cleaning routine.
  • Attend department meetings.
  • Orders cleaning supplies as well as linen and scrubs.
  • The job holder must demonstrate current competencies for job position.
  • Utilizes KPI models to measure and report performance and improvement of EVS functions on a monthly basis.


  • Associates degree in nursing required, a bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
  • Current RN licensure in the state of Arizona required
  • Minimum three years of nursing experience required
  • At least three years of orthopedic, medical/surgical, or ICU experience is required
  • BLS required
  • ACLS required within 90 days

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