Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Medical Assistant

    Job Location US-CA-Irvine
    # 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



    Barranca Surgery Center is a Multi-Specialty Surgical Center in Irvine, Ca with 2 OR's and 2 GI Suites.  We are a state-of-the-art center and are looking for a Pre-Op/ Pacu Nurse. Specialties include Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, GYN, ENT and Ophthalmology.   A positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment are a must.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Nursing staff, provides medical assistance to patients and teammates in the perioperative care of the ambulatory surgical patient. Possesses knowledge of procedures including sterile fields, utilization of specialized procedure equipment, information systems, as well as understanding of the procedures. Works with clinical staff members to ensure a quality and safety-based flow of work during the patient check-in/discharge processes; responsible for efficient turnover of rooms between patients, patient interaction and comforting dialogue while maintaining safe patient care areas. Requires discretion and judgment to organize priorities, complete tasks and handle confidential patient information.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Degree or certificate in medical assistant program
    • Successfully completes hospital and department training.
    • Ability to communicate and comfort patients undergoing clinical or surgical procedures
    • Past experience as a medical assistant of 1 – 2 years required, preferably in a hospital or busy physicians practice


    Please send resumes to: Jamie Shanafelt (



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