Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Nurse, Operating Room

    Job Location US-IL-Downers Grove
    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.

     

    Midwest Center for Day Surgery, is a freestanding multi-specialty ambulatory surgery facility located on the campus of Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital. The center has grown exponentially in its over 30 years and is looking to continue to add the team with an Operating Room Charge Nurse.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The OR Registered Nurse position will provide support to the facility by performing circulating RN duties in the Operating Room at this multispecialty Ambulatory Surgery Center.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Provides direct clinical patient care to surgical patients in the operating room.
    • Prepares the operating room for procedures each day (assuring all supplies, implants, and equipment is present and ready).
    • Assisting with efficient Operating Room turn over between cases to prepare for the next case.
    • Accurate and legible documentation in the medical record.
    • Accurate and legible documentation of the inventory and maintenance of preference cards.
    • Communicates effectively with department teammates, physician offices and patients to assure continuity of patient care.
    • Identifies potentially unsafe situations and notifies supervisor.
    • Performs all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

    Qualifications

    • Registered Nurse, licensed in the state of Illinois
    • 2-3 years’ operating room experience required at minimum
    • Circulating multi-specialty experience required with ophthalmology being preferred
    • Flexible scheduling required Monday through Friday (surgery center is open Monday through Friday. There are no nights, weekends, or on call)
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility and positive interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent communication and organization skills MANDATORY. Knowledge of typical Operating Room equipment required.
    • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification.
    • Successful completion of ACLS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification. 

     Please click HERE to apply.

    2019-5901

     

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