Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Director of Nursing (DON)

    Job Location US-CA-Irvine
    # 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:

    Barranca Surgery Center is a Multi-Specialty Surgical Center in Irvine, Ca with 2 OR's and 2 GI Suites.  We are a state-of-the-art center and are looking for a Director of Nursing. Specialties include Plastic Surgery, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, GYN, ENT and Ophthalmology. A positive attitude and the ability to thrive in a fast paced environment are a must.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Director of Nursing is responsible for all aspects of nursing care within the facility. They will assume responsibility as a department lead of the OR/Pre-op/PACU. The Director of Nursing is also responsible for the facilities quality improvement/risk management and education of teammates. As a Registered Nurse, the Director of Nursing is responsible to work in patient care. The Director of Nursing is also responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.
    • Ability to set priorities.
    • Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.
    • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, teammates, physicians, other healthcare workers, etc.
    • Recognize legal policy limits and individual practice.


    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    • 2 years of nursing leadership in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center
    • At least one (1) year OR circulating experience or GI experience preferred
    • Current CA nursing license
    • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ACLS)

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