Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Preoperative Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-TX-Dallas
    # 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


    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Our multispecialty Texas Health Surgery Center Preston Plaza has an opening for a Preoperative Registered Nurse. Reporting to the Clinical Leader the Preoperative Registered Nurse (PREOP RN) is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.  The 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 are committed to providing quality healthcare. Proof of this commitment is our accreditation by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC). In addition we offer:


    NO on-call, NO nights, NO weekends, generous PTO, plus 401k options! 


    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Provides direct clinical patient care to surgical patients in the preoperative and postoperative care areas.
    • Prepares the clinical area for patients and procedures each day (assuring all supplies and equipment is present and ready).
    • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.
    • Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.
    • Able to make critical/timely decisions as indicated
    • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.
    • Ability to set priorities and multi-task when appropriate.
    • Assisting with efficient turn-over of beds between cases to prepare for the next patient.
    • Accurate and legible documentation in the medical record.
    • Fosters a positive and professional surgery center environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.



    Education, Experience, and Licensure:         

    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing., Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) strongly preferred
    • At least one year of PreOp, PACU, or ICU nursing experience preferred.
    • Current state licensure to practice.
    • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification.

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