SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.
An exciting career opportunity is now available for the right individual at Texas Health Surgery Center Dallas. This position will be a succession plan from OR Charge Nurse and will move into the Director of Nursing role. The mission of Texas Health Surgery Center to care for our patients, serve our physicians, and improve healthcare in America. The surgery center is primarily surgery focused and is partnered with team members, physicians, Surgical Care Affiliates, and Texas Health Resources.
Texas Health Surgery Center Dallas an affiliate of Surgical Care Affiliates/Texas Health Resources and is a values based healthcare provider committed to delivering world-class service. We are a multi-specailty facility performing outpatient cases for Cardiology, ENT, General, Gynecology, Hand, Ophthalmology,Orthopedic, Plastic/Reconstructive, Podiatry cases The facility has 4 operating room and 2 procedure rooms. Hours of operation Monday - Friday. No call, No weekends! Texas Health Surgery Center Dallas offers a competitive pay and benefits package. The facility also offers an exceptional workplace culture with a family-like atmosphere.
Charge nurses supervise and support a nursing staff, while also treating a limited number of patients. They are responsible for maintaining a high level of patient care, evaluating other nurses and acting as an educational resource for nurses.
Charge nurses are experienced registered nurses who have displayed leadership, management and communication skills. They are responsible for managing, supervising and assisting the nursing staff, as well as providing administrative support and patient care.
Regular duties include directing the admission, discharge and general flow of patients, and assigning nurses and support staff to patients. While daily goals must be met, effective charge nurses are flexible and able to prioritize and adapt during emergencies.
Charge nurses provide guidance on administering care to new patients or those with special needs and answer questions regarding protocol. They frequently work with other nurses and patients to create a plan of care that is individualized to a patient's needs. Charge nurses develop and implement training courses and organize seminars to help educate and train new nurses and staff.
Administrative Duties and Responsibilities
Aside from managerial responsibilities, charge nurses perform administrative duties including creating schedules, maintaining adequate supplies and informing staff of changes to protocol. In some settings, charge nurses plan budgets for the nursing staff.
Nursing Duties and Responsibilities
While most duties and responsibilities are managerial and administrative, charge nurses also provide patient care. Although the number of patients and relative difficulty of each case may vary depending on the schedule. Other duties will include circulating a surgical room.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
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