Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Pre-Admissions Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-CA-Oxnard
    Type
    Full-Time
    # of Openings
    0
  • 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:  Channel Islands Surgicenter is a fast paced multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center with 3 ORs and 3 GI rooms.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Pre-Admissions nurse is responsible for assessing and coordinating of data submitted by the physician offices for patients who are scheduled for surgery. Pre-screens health history and identifies the high risk patients and alerts the medical director of potential risks identified during the investigation of health needs. Initiates and completes the pre-op call information and organizes the patient charts for the upcoming surgeries. Possesses organization skills and develops a good working relationship with the physician offices. 

      

    Key Responsibilities:

    • History & physical nursing assessment of patients
    • Completes review of medical record
    • Admits patients according to procedure
    • Promotes physical comfort and provides emotional support and safety for patients
    • Reinforces and clarifies physician instructions and explanation of procedures to patients
    • Provides nursing care and appropriate monitoring according to policies and procedures
    • Communicates relevant information to physician, facility manager and appropriate staff
    • Verifies surgical/procedure site with patient and according to surgical schedule, patient and the history and physical
    • Obtains an verifies operative/procedure consent
    • Reviews charts for completeness and signatures of physicians
    • Initiates appropriate infection control measures
    • Serves as a back-up teammate in the pre-op department

     

    Qualifications

    • Current California nursing license
    • BLS
    • ACLS
    • PALS
    • ASC experience preferred

    Please send resumes to :kristi.waite@scasurgery.com

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