Surgical Care Affiliates

  • LPN, Preop & PACU

    Job Location US-IL-Libertyville
    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:

    Advocate Surgery Center is a multispecialty surgery center located in Libertyville, Illinois.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) is responsible for the provision of nursing care to meet identified patient outcomes, and to achieve the goals of the facility as directed by the Registered Nurse. The LPN/LVN performs duties according to state nursing board scope of practice and facility position description.

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assesses, plans, evaluates and ensures the implementation of the patient’s care to achieve identified outcomes and delivers safe patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse and/or MDA according to facility policy and procedure.
    • Assumes an active role in the provision of quality nursing care for patients receiving care, under the supervision of    the registered nurse.
    • Demonstrates continued competence in treating and caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective.
    • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in postanesthesia patient care duties.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.
    • At least one year of medical/surgical nursing experience preferred.
    • Current state licensure to practice.
    • 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 or current ACLS certification.
    • Successful completion of PALS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation or current PALS certification.

    Please send resumes to Micheline.crouch@scasurgery.com

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