Surgical Care Affiliates

Registered Nurse OR

Job Location US-CT-Bridgeport
Type
Full Time Employee
# of Openings
1

Overview

Our center has experienced growth in the last year and we are seeking a Operating Room Registered Nurse who will add to our team at The Surgical Center of Connecticut. The Registered Nurse-Operating Room position will provide support to the facility by performing circulating Registered Nurse duties in the Operating Room at this fast-paced, multispecialty Ambulatory Surgery Center.

 

 

 

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel.
  • Uses equipment effectively by anticipating patient needs and providing appropriate care.
  • Confirms that proper techniques and procedures are used according to accepted Standards of Practice and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Assists with the ordering, receiving, and storage of supplies.
  • Maintains order and cleanliness of the intra-operative area.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains surgical services as assigned, in accordance with written policies and in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and is responsible for quality patient care.
  • Assists with the development and monitoring of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas.
  • Responsible for efficient and effective patient care and quality improvement.
  • Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals.
  • Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.
  • At the direction of the Director of Nursing, maintains an adequate inventory for assigned area, including, but not limited to, equipment and supplies.
  • Assists in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and retention of operating room/corresponding ancillary area employees.
  • Assists with staffing assigned area and performing daily operational processes.
  • Responsible for fostering an environment that promotes staff growth and development.
  • Supervises and adheres to Surgery Center policies, procedures, and safety programs.
  • Participates in Quality Committee(s), Medical Leadership Committee, as requested, and/or assigned. 
  • Proactively seeks to continuously improve patient care and operations.
  • Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.
  • Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Director of Nursing and/or the Administrator.

Qualifications

 

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required with BSN being preferred
  • Current licensure in the State of Connecticut as a Registered Nurse required
  • At least two years of circulating in an a operating room required with ambulatory surgery center setting preferred.
  • Multi-specialty experience required with Orthopedics being highly preferred
  • 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 of current ACLS certification.
  • Successful completion of PALS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation or current PALS certification.

 

Please click HERE to apply

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EEO Statement

We value Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at Surgical Care Affiliates: SCA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability and genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

 

 

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Skills Required

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.

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