Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Registered Nurse – Operating Room (OR RN)

    Job Location US-OR-Portland
    Type
    Full-Time
    # of Openings
    1
  • 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: 

    East Pavilion Surgery Center is a new Ambulatory Surgery Center located in the East Pavilion of Providence St. Vincent’s Medical Center at 9135 SW Barnes Rd., Suite 161.  The facility will open with five operating rooms. East Pavilion Surgery Center will be proud to offer a wide range of outpatient services to patients, including but not limited to Urology, Otorhinolaryngology, Neurology, Gynecology and Plastic Surgery 

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Accountable for the provision of nursing care in the assigned intra-operative areas of the surgery center.  Ensure patient needs are met in accordance with instructions of physician and facility administrative procedures.  Participates in various quality activities as appropriate and as directed by the Charge Nurse Operating Room, Director of Nursing, Medical Director and/or the Quality Committee(s). The Operating Room nurse must set priorities in planning cases and making clinical decisions.  They are a resource for complex decision making and establishing individualized plan of care for the peri-operative patient.

     

     Key Responsibilities:

    • Maintains surgical services as assigned, in accordance with written policies and in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and is responsible for quality patient care.
    • Assists with the development and monitoring of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas.
    • Responsible for efficient and effective patient care and quality improvement.
    • Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals.
    • Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.
    • At the direction of the Director of Nursing, maintains an adequate inventory for assigned area, including, but not limited to, equipment and supplies.
    • Assists in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and retention of operating room/corresponding ancillary area employees.
    • Assists with staffing assigned area and performing daily operational processes.
    • Responsible for fostering an environment that promotes staff growth and development.
    • Supervises and adheres to Surgery Center policies, procedures, and safety programs.
    • Participates in Quality Committee(s), Medical Leadership Committee, as requested, and/or assigned. 
    • Proactively seeks to continuously improve patient care and operations.
    • Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.
    • Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Director of Nursing and/or the Administrator.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of accredited school of nursing
    • Current licensure in the State of Oregon as a Registered Nurse
    • Must be current in BCLS
    • ACLS/PALS certification within six months of hire date (applicable to scope of service)
    • Previous work experience in an ambulatory surgery setting or acute hospital operating room of no less than one (1) year.

    Please send resumes to Bruce.dudley@scasurgery.com

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