Surgical Care Affiliates

Preop/PACU Nurse

Job Location US-FL-Boca Raton
Type
Pool
# 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:

 

Busy ambulatory surgery center with six OR’s and two GI suites perfuming between 30 and 60 cases a day. Established in business since 1992. Physician supported facility bonus plan annually. Lunches available daily for all staff. Other events and perks provided spontaneously throughout the year.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

Looking for per diem Preop/PACU Nurse for a busy ambulatory surgery center doing 30 to 60 cases a day. The Preop/PACU Nurse is responsible for providing safe, comprehensive and compassionate nursing care to the ambulatory surgical patient and family according to physician order, in compliance with the philosophy of the facility; standards of practice and regulations of governing agencies. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Check updated schedule each morning and prepare supplies and equipment.
  • Admit patient to Preop according to procedure.
  • Assess patient’s baseline status and communicate relevant information
  • Administer and document medications as ordered by physician.
  • Reinforce and clarify physician instructions and procedures to patient.
  • Assist anesthesia with various blocks.
  • Provide a safe patient environment
  • Receive immediate post op patients in PACU, assess status and provide appropriate care.
  • Review written post-operative instructions with patient and/or family member.
  • Discharge patient upon order of a physician in accordance with policy.
  • Provide emergency care and arrange transfer of patient to hospital, as needed
  • Sets priorities to facilitate the flow of patient efficiently.
  • Other ancillary duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
  • Florida RN licensed
  • At least 1 year prior Preop, PACU or critical care experience
  • BLS ACLS PALS
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work quickly and effectively while maintaining a calm atmosphere
  • Must be available early mornings
  • Must be available flexible hours

Please send resumes to: Christine.Hoffman@scasurgery

 

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