Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Preop/PACU Nurse (Per Diem)

    Job Location US-FL-Boca Raton
    # 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:

    Busy ambulatory surgery center with six OR’s and two GI suites performing between 30 and 60 cases a day. Physician supported facility bonus plan annually. Lunches available daily for all staff. Other events and perks provided spontaneously throughout the year.

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Looking for per diem Preop/PACU Nurse for a busy ambulatory surgery center doing 30 to 60 cases a day. The Preop/PACU Nurse is responsible for providing safe, comprehensive and compassionate nursing care to the ambulatory surgical patient and family according to physician order, in compliance with the philosophy of the facility, standards of practice and regulations of governing agencies.


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Check updated schedule each morning and prepare supplies and equipment
    • Admit patient to Preop according to procedure
    • Assess patient’s baseline status and communicate relevant information
    • Administer and document medications as ordered by physician
    • Reinforce and clarify physician instructions and procedures to patient
    • Assist anesthesia with various blocks
    • Provide a safe patient environment
    • Receive immediate post op patients in PACU, assess status and provide appropriate care
    • Follow physician’s post op orders and protocols
    • Review written post-operative instructions with patient and/or family member
    • Discharge patient upon order of a physician in accordance with policy
    • Provide emergency care and arrange transfer of patient to hospital, as needed
    • Sets priorities to facilitate the flow of patient efficiently
    • Other ancillary duties as assigned


    • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
    • Florida RN licensed
    • At least 1 year prior Preop, PACU or critical care experience
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Good organizational skills
    • Ability to work quickly and effectively while maintaining a calm atmosphere
    • Must be available early mornings
    • Must be available flexible hours

    Please click HERE to apply. 



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