Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Pre-Op/PACU Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-CT-Danbury
    # 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:


    Western Connecticut Orthopedic Surgical Center, the premier destination for state-of-the-art, specialized orthopedic surgical care located in the heart of Danbury, Connecticut.


    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    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. 


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assesses, plans, evaluates and ensures the implementation of the patient’s care to achieve identified outcomes and delivers safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure.
    • Assumes an active role in the provision of quality nursing care for patients receiving care.
    • Demonstrates continued competence in assessing, treating, and caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing developmental perspective.
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in post anesthesia patient care duties.
    • Explains discharge instructions/education to patient, family, responsible adult.
    • Completes all documentation to ensure the availability of accurate and up to date information in accordance with established standards.
    • Adheres to established facility safety requirements and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
    • Maintains and evaluates own clinical expertise and clinical practice.
    • Utilizes time effectively.
    • Fosters a positive and professional facility environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member


    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. 
    • Current state nursing license.
    • At least two (2) experience in critical care, PACU, or ambulatory surgical care is desired. 
    • Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS).
    • Successful completion of ACLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification.
    • Successful completion of PALS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation or current PALS certification.
    • Good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

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