Surgical Care Affiliates

Registered Nurse Pre Op

Job Location US-NJ-Rutherford
Type
Pool
# 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:

Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is a value-based healthcare provider committed to delivering world-class service. Riverside Surgical Center of Rutherford is proud to be a part of the organization. SCA is a leader in patient Best Demonstrated Practices and has developed a nationwide initiative to measure quality improvement not only in SCA but across multiple surgical providers. Riverside Surgical Center of Rutherford’s values echo the highest standards of SCA.

The management team is focused on providing the highest level of care and communication to patients, physicians and their staff. We greatly value our patients and their families’ confidence entrusting us with their safety, comfort, and convenience to provide optimal clinical care.

Our physicians operating in an advanced technological surgical environment enjoy a partnership that provides an efficient extension of their practices for cost effective alternatives, and time saving features to augment today’s medical practice. Our foundation, our team, and our staff- we respectfully pledge our commitment to provide training, education, and the advancement of the environment through dedicated SCA support.

As a multispecialty surgery center, we are always looking to build our team of the best allied health professionals in the industry.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The Preoperative 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.
  • Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in preoperative patient care duties.
  • History and physical assessment of patient.
  • Completes review of medical record.
  • 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.

 

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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