Registered Nurse PACU (Pool) - Texas Health Total Joint Center
Location: Fort Worth, TX, USA
Type: Part Time
Internal Number: 201803187
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
The PACU 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 in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility.
Skills and Abilities:
Ability to correlate clinical data with patientâ™s medical and nursing care.
Ability to set priorities.
Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.
Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, other members of the healthcare team, etc.
Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.
Assesses, plans, evaluates and ensures the implementation of the patientâ™s care to achieve identified outcomes and delivers safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure.
Assesses patient status on admission and on an ongoing basis.
Implements appropriate standards of care based on assessment data and patientâ™s own goals. Goals are mutually set with the patient and family
Coordinates nursing interventions to enhance achievement of expected outcomes and to ensure readiness for discharge.
Ensures provision of patient care daily in an organized and timely manner.
Adheres to all facility policies and procedures when providing patient care.
Utilizes nursing care standards when planning and implementing patient care.
Demonstrates ability to direct and provide for patient care in emergency situations.
Assesses learning needs according to patientâ™s level of understanding and readiness to learn.
Evaluates patientâ™s progress toward outcome achievement on an ongoing basis.
Revises plan of care based on change in patient status and/or information gathered at change of shift
Documents patientâ™s progress toward achievement of outcomes.
Directs others in the implementation of the teaching plan.
Assumes an active role in the provision of quality nursing care for patients receiving care.
Analyzes nursing care provided in the facility related to the established standards of care.
Participates in the monitoring and evaluation of nursing care provided.
Demonstrates ability to coordinate the nursing care provided in the facility.
Assigns patient care responsibilities based on patient needs and abilities of available staff.
Assumes charge nurse responsibility as assigned.
Demonstrates ability to make decisions concerning facility-based problems.
Participates on quality council to facilitate improvement of patient care.
Participates in the orientation of nursing staff.
Participates in developing standardized patient education programs, as requested.
Participates in team conferences on assigned patients.
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 of current ACLS certification.
Successful completion of PALS Course within 90 days of employment or documentation or current PALS certification.
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.