Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Orderly/Nursing Assistant

    Job Location US-CA-Encinitas
    # 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


    Facility Description: UCSD Center for Surgery of Encinitas is a freestanding surgery center located in Coastal North County San Diego. We are a multispecialty surgery center and have been in business for over 25 years. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and take our commitment to the highest quality standards seriously.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Orderly/Nursing Assistant.  Looking for an energetic, pleasant, self-directed, accountable team player, able to anticipate the needs of nursing staff and the Center.



    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assist nurses to provide hands-on care of patients, while anticipating staff needs.
    • Help dress patients and transfer to chair following proper procedures for lifting and moving patients.
    • Make beds and perform light housekeeping duties in facility.
    • Restock supplies.
    • Help with operating room turnover.
    • Occasional overnight shift with registered nurse.
    • Discharge patients via wheelchair
    • Other duties as assigned, based on the needs of the Center


    • Certification: Basic Cardiac Life Support
    • High School graduate
    • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, co-workers, etc. 

    As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct effect on the Facility’s image and perceptions of quality service. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliating schools, visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful, cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an atmosphere of teamwork, which is congruent with Facility standards and guidelines to promote positive relations.


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