Surgical Care Affiliates

  • Postanesthesia Care (PACU) Registered Nurse

    Job Location US-CA-Lancaster
    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:

    Antelope Valley Surgery Center is a busy multi-specialty outpatient surgery center (ASC) located in Lancaster, Californina

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    The PACU Registered  Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.  The Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission, vision and values of the facility.

     

     

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.
    • Assesses patient status on admissions and on an ongoing basis.
    • Coordinates nursing interventions to enhance achievement of expected outcomes and to ensure readiness for discharge.
    • Demonstrates ability to direct and provide for patient care in emergency situations.
    • Receives report from OR nurse and anesthesia personnel.
    • Monitors vital signs, recognize emergencies and notify anesthesiologist.
    • Able to provide, Post Anesthesia and discharge Care.
    • Assist with preoperative and postoperative patient calls
    • Provides instructions according to patient needs.

    Qualifications

    • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing.
    • At least one year of medical /surgical nursing experience preferred.
    • Current state licensure to practice.
    • Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support ( BCLS) within 90 days of employment.
    • Basic Life Support ( BLS )
    • Successful completion of ACLS course within 90 days of employment.
    • Successful completion of PALS course within 90 days of employment documentation of current PALS certification.

    Please click HERE to apply. 

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