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 intra-operative area.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintains surgical services as assigned, in accordance with written policies and in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and is responsible for quality patient care.
Assists with the development and monitoring of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas.
Responsible for efficient and effective patient care and quality improvement.
Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals.
Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.
At the direction of the Director of Nursing, maintains an adequate inventory for assigned area, including, but not limited to, equipment and supplies.
Assists in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and retention of operating room/corresponding ancillary area employees.
Assists with staffing assigned area and performing daily operational processes.
Responsible for fostering an environment that promotes staff growth and development.
Supervises and adheres to Surgery Center policies, procedures, and safety programs.
Participates in Quality Committee(s), Medical Leadership Committee, as requested, and/or assigned.
Proactively seeks to continuously improve patient care and operations.
Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.
Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Director of Nursing and/or the Administrator.
Education - Required:
High School graduate or GED certificate recipient
Graduate of accredited school of nursing
Current licensure in the State of (insert state) as a Registered Nurse
Must be current in BCLS
ACLS/PALS certification within six months of hire date (applicable to scope of service)
Education - Preferred:
Previous work experience in an ambulatory surgery setting or acute hospital operating room 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.