Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Pre-op/Post-op Care (PACU) Registered Nurse-POOL

    Job Location US-TX-McKinney
    Type
    Pool
    # 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 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500.00 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com. 

     

    Facility Description:

     

    Stonebridge Surgery Center was established in April 2012.  It was started by a group of physicians focused on providing quality healthcare in a clean and comfortable environment.  In 2014 the physicians partnered with THR and SCA.  At Stonebridge Surgery Center, we put Clinical First™. We are proud to offer quality care, specialized equipment, and advanced technology in a safe, family-friendly environment. Our clinical professionals strive to be among the best providers in the healthcare industry.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Position Title:  Pre-op/Post-op Care (PACU) Registered Nurse -POOL

    Position Purpose:  The Pre-op/PACU Registered Nurse 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 in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility. Tracks and facilitates employee health activities.

    Position Reports to:  Clinical Leader.

    Degree of Supervision Provided to Position:    

    Medium, must be self-directed and works under direction of the Clinical Leader.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provide direct clinical patient care to surgical patients in the preoperative and postoperative care areas.
    • Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and coordinating patient care from admission and discharge.
    • Responsibilities include but not limited to preoperative phone calls, preoperative admission assessment, IV start, PACU recovery, and discharge of patient.
    • Prepares clinical area for patients (assuring all supplies and equipment is available).
    • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.
    • Assesses, plans, evaluates, and ensures the implementation of the patient’s care to achieve identified outcomes and deliver safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure.
    • Displays an understanding of each patient’s cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturity in the assessments, treatment, and care undertaken based on age-specific criteria.
    • Assesses, plans, and evaluates the nursing care needs of patients in the immediate
    • Provides comfort and support for post-operative patients.
    • Evaluates responses to treatments and interventions and manages patient’s pain.
    • Coordinates nursing interventions to enhance achievement of expected outcomes and to ensure readiness for discharge.
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in post-anesthesia patient care duties.
    • Accurate and legible documentation in the medical record.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.
    • Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Texas
    • 1- 2 years Pre-op and PACU experience required
    • ACLS, PALS, BLS required
    • Ambulatory Surgery experience strongly preferred
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills with excellent communication skills

    Please send resumes to tonya.brewer@scasurgery.com

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