Company: Surgical Care Affiliates
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 3, 2021
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.
We are actively
hiring for an Registered Nurse (RN) Operating
- Promote the mission, vision, and
- Assesspatient status throughout the
perioperative episode of care.
- Develop an individualized
perioperative patient plan of careby
Protecting the patient from injury
caused by extraneous objects and chemical, electrical, laser,
mechanical, and thermalsources.
Demonstratingsafe operation of equipment and
machinery andfollowingprocedures for reporting and
correcting an unsafesituation.
Performing accounting procedures to
protect the patient from unintended retained
Speakingupwith safety concerns acting as the
Handling specimens according to
facility policy and procedures.
Adhering to standard precautions
including the use of personal protective
Communicating the patients current
status to relevant parties throughout the continuum
Administering medications safely and
correctly using the 8 rights of
Performing interventions to maintain
the patients wound and tissue perfusion at or above
Performing interventions to ensure the
patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of the
immediate postoperative period.
Providing nursing and appropriate
monitoring in accordance with policies and
Performing interventions to protect
the patient from surgical site infection.
Assessing the knowledge level of the
patient or designated supportperson.
Providing education regarding the
expected psychosocial response, nutritional management, medication
management, pain management, wound management, and expected
responses to the operative or invasiveprocedure.
Involving the patient or designated
support person actively in decisions affecting his or her
perioperative plan of care and the
Protecting the patients rights,
Providing age-specific, culturally
competent, ethical care within legal standards of
Maintaining a fire safe
Practicing and monitoring aseptic
Complying with Universal Protocol and
facility site validation and time-out
- Evaluate the patients progress toward
- Transfer care as
radiation safety at all timesin accordance with facility policies
- Provide hand-off report to other
teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patients
condition and response to care.
- Delegate tasks according to the state
Nurse Practice Act (if applicable), state board of nursing or
professional registration requirements, state laws, and job
- Documentepisode ofcare
- Demonstrate effective communication
and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and
- Serve as a member of a
multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient
- Participate in quality review and
performance improvement projects.
- Participate in the performance
- Use problem-solving and conflict
resolution skills to foster effective work
- Maintain required
- Pursue professional
- Act as a patient advocate and maintain
privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health
- Complywith allSCA andfacility policies and procedures when
providing patient care.
- Actively participate in team meetings,
trainings, and daily safety huddles.
- Demonstrate fiscal
- Perform all other duties as
- Graduate of
year of OR and/or medical / surgical nursing experience
- Successful completion of Basic Life
or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within
employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS
- Successful completion of Advanced Cardiovascular Life
Support (ACLS) Course within 90 days of employment or documentation
of current ACLS certification.
- Successful completion
support(PALS)course is required
whenpediatric care is included in the
facility scope of services within90
days of employment or documentation of current
- Specialty certification
- Physically demanding, high-stress
- Exposure to blood and body fluids,
communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive
- Pushing and pulling heavy
range of body motion including handling and lifting
- Manual and finger
- Standing and walking for extensive
periods of time
- Lifting and carrying items weighing up
- Corrected vision and hearing to within
As a representative of Surgical Care
Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a
with patients, families, physicians, referral sources,
visitors, volunteers, co-workers, supervisors, vendors, etc. must
be in a manner that is friendly, supportive, courteous, respectful,
cooperative, and professional. This behavior should promote an
atmosphere of teamwork,a
cultureofsafety, andin accordance
with SCA Core Values.
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.
Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a
drug test before beginning employment.
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