Surgical Care Affiliates

Full-Time Operating Room Nurse

Job Location US-CA-Downey
Full Time Employee
# of Openings
System ID


Physicians’ Surgery Center of Downey is a busy multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center (ASC) located in Downey, CA. The fast-growing, newly-acquired Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) center is looking for an experienced Operating Room Nurse to join its dynamic teamFULL-TIME (sorry no per diem or part time positions are available). Our nurses enjoy M-F 8 hour shifts, paid holidays off and at home, full benefits starting day one of employment and so much more! 

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Operating Room 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.


The OR RN will work with the clinical staff to ensure excellent surgical case management and report to the CEO and Director of Nursing of the center.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.
  • Ability to set priorities.
  • Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.
  • Ability to communicate well with patients, families, teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.
  • Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.


  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing required
  • At least 2 years of OR nursing experience, being able to circulate multiple specialties; orthopedics, opthalmology, and urology a plus! 
  • Valid and in good standing Nursing License for the state of California
  • Current BLS or willing to obtain within 90 days of employment
  • Current ACLS or willing to obtain within 90 days of employment
  • Current PALS certification or willing to obtain within 90 days of employment may be required.


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


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