Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Pre-op/PACU Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-Arlington
    # 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:

    Texas Health Surgery Center Arlington specializes in out-patient eye surgeries: Ophthalmology, Ocular/Plastics, Cornea and Retina. 

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.  The Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in PRE-OP & PACU patient care duties, including ability to provide for patient care in emergency situations and based upon age-specific needs utilizing a development perspective.
    • Maintains and evaluates own clinical expertise and clinical practice, demonstrates the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession.
    • Conducts quality review audits as assigned by manager or designee, conscientiously and continuously applies the principles and tools learned during CQI training on a daily basis.
    • Maintains flexibility with scheduling and job assignments in order to cover patient needs.
    • Fosters a positive and professional ambulatory surgery center environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member.
    • Participates in committees, work groups, and meetings as deemed necessary. Can demonstrate measurable results an meet target dates. Collaborates with a multidisciplinary team and takes part in shared leadership.
    • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) & Advanced Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)


    • Associates degree in nursing required, a bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred
    • Current RN licensure
    • Minimum five years of nursing experience required
    • At least three years of PACU or ICU experience is required
    • BLS and ACLS required

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