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Wed May 16, 2018 - 22 weeks ago

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Preoperative Registered Nurse

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 200 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 3,000 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit.





Facility Description:


The facility is a newly formed multi-specialty ambulatory surgery center expected to open in July 2018. It is located on the campus of Tucson Medical Center. The center will focus predominantly on outpatient orthopedic and spine surgery, with some urological procedures and general surgeries as well. At its peak, it is expected to facilitate several thousand surgeries per year, utilizing four operating rooms. The center is a partnership between physicians, Tucson Medical Center, and SCA.




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:



+ Assesses, plans, evaluates and ensures the implementation of the patient's care to achieve identified outcomes and delivers safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure.


+ Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in preoperative patient care duties.


+ Demonstrates continued competence in assessing, treating, and caring for individuals based upon age-specific needs utilizing a developmental perspective.


+ Displays an understanding of each patient's cognitive, physical, emotional, and chronological maturity in the assessments, treatment, and care undertaken based on age-specific criteria.


+ Completes all documentation to ensure the availability of accurate and up to date information in accordance with established standards.


+ Participates in quality council to facilitate improvement of patient care, in orientation of nursing staff, in developing standardized patient education programs, and in team conferences on assigned patients.





Qualifications





+ Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing


+ At least one year of medical/surgical nursing experience preferred


+ Current state licensure to practice.


+ 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 or current ACLS certification. Successful completion of PALS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation or current PALS certification.


+ Skills and Abilities




+ Ability to correlate clinical data with patient's medical and nursing care.


+ Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.


+ Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.


+ Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.


+ Ability to set priorities.



Please send resumes to : Kyle.Morrison@scasurgery.com


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