Surgical Care Affiliates

  • PRE-OP RN

    Job Location US-NJ-Newark
    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: Riverside Surgical Center of Newark is an 8,700 square footage center with 2 OR’s and 1 procedure room. Currently in renovations and opening GI only and adding multi-specialty procedures. 3 story secured facility with free parking: close proximity to path train

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The Pre-op position is responsible for providing safe and direct quality care to patients receiving treatment at the ASC. In collaboration with other members of the multi-disciplinary care team, the Pre-op RN competently performs job responsibilities in accordance with all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.

     

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of each patient in the pre-operative and post-operative departments. Ensures these needs are met in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures and at the direction of the physician.
    • Develops, individualizes, and prioritizes each patient’s plan of care that is sensitive to the patient’s cultural and spiritual needs to attain expected outcomes.
    • Administers prescribed medications and evaluates responses to treatments/interventions.
    • Appropriately manages patient’s pain.
    • Accurately documents all required information in the medical record.
    • Demonstrates respect for co-workers and develops positive working relationships with other departments.
    • Communicates appropriately with patients, physicians, and other teammates

    Qualifications

    • Registered Nurse, licensed in the state of New Jersey
    • Current CPR, ACLS, and PALS; not online courses
    • 1-2 years ASC or hospital Pre-op/PACU Experience REQUIRED
    • Multispecialty surgical experience strongly preferred.
    • Must be personable, friendly, and exhibit flexibility
    • Excellent communication skills

    Please click HERE to apply. 

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