Surgical Care Affiliates

Registered Nurse Pre Op

Job Locations US-CA-Riverside
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Registered Nurse
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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


Facility Description:

Glenwood Surgery Center is a multi-specialty facility and partner of Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA), who works hard to ensure quality, safe and efficient patient care. We strive to make our facility a family friendly atmosphere, so you and your loved ones can have a stress-free experience .

Experienced physicians , nu rses, and technician s use advanced technology and equipment to provide high quality care in a warm, personalized setting. We are committed to providing quality healthcare. Proof of this commitm ent iour accreditation  by The Joint Commission  (TJ). We strive to provide the best care possible  bmee ting and exceeding TJC standardfor  high-quality  healthca re.  Below is a list of medical procedures we preform:


  • Anesthesiology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology (ENT)
  • Pain Management
  • Pla st ic S urgery/Reconstructi ve
  • Podiatry
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery

We are committed to providing quality healthcare. Proof of this commitment is our accreditation by The Joint Commission . We strive to provide the  best care possible by meeting and exceedinTJC standards for high-quality healthcare.


Some of the benefits of working at Glenwood include; PTO, matching Retirement account (up to certain %), no on call, vacation time , Medical lnsurance(starts the day of hire), Dental and Vision, automatic life insurance and many more.


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, visionand values of the facility. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Pre anesthesia Care:
  • Perform pre health assessment of patient before
  • History and physical assessment of patient .
  • Completes review medical
  • Performs waived test quality checks and runs diagnostic waived tests per center policy/procedure.
  • Verifies surgical/procedure site with patient and according to surgical schedule and patient History and
  • Provides instructions according to patient
  • Communicates with members of healthcare
  • Verifies patient history and physical present on medical record prior to procedure,
  • Completes proper identification of patient according to policy and current clinical practice guidelines.
  • Monitors vital signs, recognize emergencies, and notify
  • Maintains patient
  • Promotes physical comfort and provide emotional support and safety 



  • Qualifications

    Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. At least one year of medical/surgical nursin g experience preferred (willing to train the right candidate).

  • Current state licensure to practice.

  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCL.S) 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

    cert ification.

  • 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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