Surgical Care Affiliates

PreOP/PACU RN - PRN

Job Location US-TX-Fort Worth
Type
Pool
# of Openings
1

Overview

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.

 

Facility Description:

 

Texas Health Surgery Center Alliance is a multi-specialty outpatient surgery center located in Ft Worth, TX in the medical office building of the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The registered nurse provides therapeutic, effective patient/family centered care according to physician order, in compliance with the philosophy of the surgery center, standards of practice and regulations of governing agencies.

 

As a representative of Texas Health Surgery Center Alliance, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct effect on the Facility’s image and perceptions of quality service.  Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliating schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, managers, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional.  This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork that is congruent with Facility standards and guidelines to promote positive relations.

 

Times variable between 0600 and the time the last patient leaves on regular work days, dependent on assigned area.

 

SUPERVISION

 

Responsible to: Clinical Manager

Responsible for: None

 

DEGREE OF SUPERVISION PROVIDED TO POSITION

 

Minimal must be self-directed and able to work independently. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  1. Utilize specialized nursing knowledge, nursing process and discriminative judgement while giving direct or indirect patient care.
  2. Recognize legal and policy limits of individual practice.
  3. Recognize the importance of teamwork. Utilizes time effectively.
  4. Respects patient’s right to privacy, dignity, and confidentiality.
  5. Provides a safe, efficient, and supportive patient environment.
  6. Assesses physical and emotional needs of the patient and implements appropriate nursing interventions.
  7. Attends staff meetings and in-service programs.
  8. Complies with all administrative, medical and nursing policies and procedures.
  9. Reports and completes appropriate forms for Risk Management to patient, visitors and employees.
  10. Knowledgeable of and complies with the Infection Control Plan.
  11. Receives and documents physician orders.
  12. Knowledgeable of medical staff privileges.
  13. Competent and responsive to emergency situations (i.e. cardiac arrest, malignant hyperthermia, drug reaction, internal or external disaster etc).
  14. Interacts with all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees in a mature responsible manner to ensure a positive and professional surgery center environment.
  15. Follow established surgery center policies and procedures with regard to attendance.

Qualifications

  1. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  2. Currently licensed to practice in the state.
  3. Certification in CPR unless medically unable as documented by a physician.
  4. ACLS certification and or obtained within 90 days of employment.
  5. PALS certification preferred.
  6. Two years related nursing experience in critical care, operating room, PACU, ambulatory care or endoscopy.

Please send resumes to:julie.elsey@scasurgery.com

2018-3998

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