Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Registered Nurse – OR Circulator

    Job Location US-Bonita Springs, Fort Myers
    Type
    Full-Time
    # of Openings
    2
  • 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.

     

    Facility Description:  AAAHC accredited multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center located in Fort Myers, FL specializing in Orthopedics, Urology, Podiatry and General.

     

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The circulating nurse is responsible for monitoring the surgical procedures and assists by acting as an intermediary between the operating room staff and the rest of the surgery center. The position is responsible for providing efficient and effective patient care and achievement of desired patient outcomes.  Ensuring the efficient and cost-effective use of departmental resources necessary to provide safety quality care to our patients and physicians.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    •  Ensure safe patient care within the peri-op unit. Ensuring that proper patient identification, time outs, resources, and supplies are available to maintain a safe environment. 
    • Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting, mentoring, and orientation when appropriate. Serves as a positive, clinical role model to facilitate staff development, providing pertinent feedback to manager or designee.
    • Keeps the surgical area clean and organized for the scrub and the physician; removes instruments and sponges as they are used during the procedure.
    • Assist in room turnover process and that the surgical room is sterile and safe for the patient. Ensuring that the goals of the unit are met and maintained to provide for better room utilization.
    • Maintains environment and supply inventory, including assuring the procurement of necessary supplies, equipment and expertise, and the timely delivery of needed care, and alerting administration of these needs in a timely manner.
    • Prepares the patient for the procedure and handles the preparation for the operating room including educating the patient before the surgery takes place and participates in patient handoff during times of transition.
    • Is engaged in helping to ensure that OR metrics, process improvement, work processes, providing solutions and actions plans to reach departmental metrics and goals.
    • Assesses the patient’s condition before a surgical procedure and works with a physician to develop the care plan for the patient during the surgery.

    Qualifications

    • Associates degree in nursing from an accredited required, a bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Current RN licensure in the state of Florida required
    • Minimum two years of nursing experience in acute OR setting, with at least 12 months as a Registered Nurse in the Orthopedic specialty area preferred
    • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) required
    • Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), or obtained within 3 months strongly preferred
    • Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), or obtained within 3 months strongly preferred

    Please send resumes to Jacqueline.Lucia@scasurgery.com

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