Surgical Care Affiliates


    Job Location US-TX-Bedford
    # of Openings
  • 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 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit


    The position is for the Bedford, Texas location at multi-specialty facility.



    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Our new surgical center is seeking skilled Preoperative and Post Anesthesia Care (PACU) Registered Nurses at our Ambulatory Surgery Center. We have a Full Time positions immediately available.  The PREOP/PACU nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.  The PREOP/PACU Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility. We promote a team environment and a participative leadership philosophy. 


    Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

    • The nurse will use the nursing process including: assessment, nursing diagnosis, planning, implementation, and evaluation, in order to provide safe effective outcomes
    • Administers and charts medications as ordered by the 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 PREOP/PACU patient care duties, including the ability to provide for patient care in emergency situations and based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective.
    • Maintains and evaluates their own clinical expertise and clinical practice, demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and professional growth.
    • Conducts quality review audits as assigned by the manager or designee, conscientiously and continuously applies the principles and tolls 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 ambulatory surgery center 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 and meet target dates.  Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team and takes part in shared leadership.
    • Successfully completes required competencies required of the position, obtains laboratory, 
    • EKG, radiology studies requested by physician according to policy.


    • Associates degree in Nursing from an accredited university, college or school. Bachelor’s degree in nursing highly preferred.
    • Current, unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas
    • Minimum of 2 (two) years of nursing experience required.
    • BLS required. ACLS and PALS within 90 days.

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