Surgical Care Affiliates

  • OR Nurse

    Job Location US-FL-Boca Raton
    Type
    Full-Time
    # 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 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Facility Description:

    Busy ambulatory surgery center with six OR’s and two GI suites performing between 30 and 60 cases a day. Established since 1992. Physician supported facility bonus plan annually. Lunches available daily for all staff. Other events and perks provided spontaneously throughout the year.

     

     

     

    Position Description:

    Full time OR Nurses needed to provide safe, comprehensive and compassionate nursing care to the perioperative surgical patient and family according to physician order, in compliance with the philosophy of the facility, standards of practice and regulations of governing agencies. Must be able to circulate all specialties. Retinal experience preferred. Ability to scrub also would be an asset.

    Monday to Friday days. Shift start and length flexes with surgical schedule.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assembles cases according to schedule and preference cards.
    • In Pre-Operative Area, introduces self to patient, verifies patient identity, assesses patient’s physical needs, alleviates patient anxiety, clarifies operative site, checks chart for necessary documentation and receives hand off report from Preop nurse.
    • Practices and monitors aseptic techniques.
    • Ensures that the surgical site time-out process is followed and completed.
    • Performs duties as circulating or scrub nurse.
    • Is responsible for positioning patient relevant to procedure with awareness of body alignment, circulation and pressure points.
    • Provides necessary supportive equipment for patient comfort
    • Applies electrosurgical return electrodes, tourniquets, leg holders etc., according to physician preference, policies and procedures.
    • Accurately completes intraoperative record and inventory sheet.
    • Is accountable for accuracy and documentation of sponge, needle and instrument counts.
    • Properly labels and cares for specimens.
    • Provides and records all intraoperative medications. Obtains physician signature of administration of same.
    • Provides comprehensive hand off report to PACU RN.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
    • Florida RN licensed
    • At least 1 year prior OR
    • BLS ACLS PALS
    • Retinal experience preferred
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Good organizational skills

    Please send resumes to HM : Theresa Earp theresa.earp@scasurgery.com

    2018-4524

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