Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Preop/PACU Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-GA-Savannah
    Type
    Pool
    # 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:

    4 OR Orthopedic Surgery Center. Fast paced, growing center with motivated team!

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Seeking a qualified Pre-Op/PACU Nurse to administer diligent care to outpatients via monitoring, assessment, intervention, and continuous reassessment. The post-anesthesia care unit nurse (PACU nurse) will provide care for post-operative patients recovering from anesthesia, including general, regional, and local.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assess patients prior to surgery 
    • Ensure that operative and informed consents are signed and in order
    • Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure
    • Initiate IVs and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure
    • Assess patients’ post-operative condition
    • Monitor vital signs
    • Log all findings in patient files
    • Answer patient questions and ensure they are kept comfortable
    • Monitor patients for condition changes and report any changes to the physician
    • Perform intervention duties in cases of post-operative emergencies

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.
    • Prior Preop/PACU experience.
    • Current state licensure to practice.
    • Current BLS/ACLS/PALS certification.

    Please send resumes to kathy.cunningham@scasurgery.com 

    2019-6260

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