Surgical Care Affiliates

Pre-op/Post-op Care (PACU) Registered Nurse-Full-time

US-TX-McKinney
Type
Full-Time
# of Openings
1

Overview

 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:

Stonebridge Surgery Center was established in April 2012.  It was started by a group of physicians focused on providing quality healthcare in a clean and comfortable environment.  In 2014 the physicians partnered with THR and SCA.  At Stonebridge Surgery Center, we put Clinical First™. We are proud to offer quality care, specialized equipment, and advanced technology in a safe, family-friendly environment. Our clinical professionals strive to be among the best providers in the healthcare industry.

 

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Pre-op/PACU Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility. Tracks and facilitates employee health activities.

 

Position Reports to:       Clinical Leader.

Degree of Supervision Provided to Position:    

Medium, must be self-directed and works under direction of the Clinical Leader. 

  • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.
  • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.
  • Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.
  • Assesses, plans, evaluates and ensures the implementation of the patient’s care to achieve identified outcomes and delivers safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure.
  • Assesses patient status on admission and on an ongoing basis.
  • Implements appropriate standards of care based on assessment data and patient’s own goals. Goals are mutually set with the patient and family
  • Coordinates nursing interventions to enhance achievement of expected outcomes and to ensure readiness for discharge.
  • Adheres to all facility policies and procedures when providing patient care.
  • Utilizes nursing care standards when planning and implementing patient care.
  • Demonstrates ability to direct and provide for patient care in emergency situations.
  •  Revises plan of care based on change in patient status and/or information gathered at change of shift
  • Demonstrates ability to coordinate the nursing care provided in the facility.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position.
  • Displays an understanding of each patient’s cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturity in the assessments, treatment, and care undertaken based on age-specific criteria.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in post-anesthesia patient care duties.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. 
  • At least one year of medical/surgical nursing experience preferred. 
  • Current state licensure to practice.
  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification. 
  • Successful completion of ACLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification.
  • Successful completion of PALS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation or current PALS certification.

Please send resumes to:spencer.vehar@scasurgery.com

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