Licensed Practical Nurse (POOL) - Aloha Surgical Center
Location: Kahului, HI, USA
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: 196522588
Category: Per Diem
Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA) is transforming specialty care in our communities. We relentlessly create value by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering exceptional care and healing to our patients and communities we serve. We are driven to achieve the quadruple aim in health care: high quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care. As a national leader in surgical care, SCAâ™s 10,000 teammates operate more than 250 surgical facilities that serve nearly 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.
Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefitsâ¦
Positive work culture
Career growth opportunities
Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance â“ eligible on Day 1 of employment
Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays
Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance
Excellent 401(k) Plan
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel.
Uses equipment effectively by anticipating patient needs and providing appropriate care.
Confirms that proper techniques and procedures are used according to accepted Standards of Practice and organizational policies and procedures.
Assists with the ordering, receiving, and storage of supplies.
Maintains order and cleanliness of the pre- and/or post-operative areas.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists the Registered Nurse and physician in providing pre- and/or post-operative* care to the patient
Confirms pre-operative testing/medical clearance is in patientâ™s medical chart prior to procedure
Collaborates with Registered Nurse in assessing the patientâ™s physical and emotional status
Implements and documents pre-operative regimen of care according to policy/procedure
Recognizes patientâ™s need for support, answers questions appropriately, and provides for privacy and confidentiality
Assists in the admission of patients to pre-/post-operative area according to established guidelines
Implements appropriate nursing activities to provide safe and individualized nursing care
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care by documenting patientâ™s responses to interventions
Assists in explaining the physicianâ™s post-operative instructions to patient/family
Conveys ideas, concepts, and facts related to patient care in a logical, concise manner
Assists with discharge activities according to policies and procedures
Documents information accurately and according to policies and procedures
Applies technical and specialized skills relevant to pre-/post-operative nursing
Performs nursing functions (e.g., monitors vital signs, maintains/improves respiratory function, performs catheterizations, etc.) under Registered Nurse direction/supervision and within the state-specific scope of practice for Licensed Practical Nurse.**
Administers prescribed medication and performs treatments according to the stateâ™s definition of Licensed Practical Nurse practice.**
Observes safety measures in patient-care activities
Prepares equipment/supplies needed for care of patients and for performing diagnostic tests
Demonstrates competence in emergency situations
Recognizes personal limitations and obtains necessary patient-care assistance from Registered Nurse
Displays knowledge of the requirements for instrument, supply, and equipment maintenance
Cleans instruments properly after use and observes policy and procedure for proper care and handling
Observes and reports need to replenish or revise supply inventories
Education - Required:
Current state licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse
Must be current in BCLS
ACLS/PALS certification within six months of hire date (applicable to scope of service)
Previous work experience in an ambulatory surgery setting, acute hospital surgical department of no less than one (1) year.
Surgical Care Affiliates (S.C.A) was launched in 1982 and we operate 185 surgical facilities, including surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in 34 states. We employ approximately 5,000 teammates and more than 7,500 physicians perform procedures in SCA facilities each year. More than 2,000 of these physicians, along with 45+ leading health systems are partnered with us. S.C.A is invested in the success in changing the healthcare market place and improving service models by generating new approaches. The company’s mission is to care for patients, serve physicians, and improve healthcare in America. It achieves this mission by focusing on its core values of clinical quality, integrity, service excellence, teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.