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Surgery Care Affiliates Registered Nurse PACU (FT) - Antelope Valley Surgery Center in Lancaster, California

Overview

We are currently seeking a full-time PACU RN to join our team!

Antelope Valley Surgery Center is a multi-specialty outpatient surgery center with 4 OR rooms, 8 PACU bays and 6 Pre op rooms located in Lancaster, CA. Want to know more about our Surgery CenterClick Here! (https://antelopevalleysurgerycenter.com/)

Fantastic Benefits:

  • No nights, weekends, holidays, or call

  • Generous Paid Time Off including 8 paid holidays

  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employment

  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

  • Positive work culture

  • Growth and Leadership Opportunities available

  • Monthly townhalls

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Promotethe mission, vision, and values ofSCA.

  • Assesspatient status throughout the episode of care

  • Interpretinformationaccuratelyfrom various noninvasive and invasive monitors.

  • Describe theunderlying pathophysiology of commonly encountered disease processes.

  • Describe the physiology associated with various anesthesia techniques and surgical or procedural interventions.

  • Apply the relevant scoring system/discharge criteria for patient transfer (eg,Aldrete Score, Modified Aldrete Score [ie, PARSAP], Post Anesthesia Discharge Scoring System [PADSS], White)score accurately as defined by organizational policy.

  • Develop an individualizedperianesthesiaplan of care

  • Evaluate the patient’s progress toward attaining outcomes.

  • Transfer care as needed.

  • Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise and pertinent to the patient’s 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 descriptions.

  • Documentepisode ofcare completely, accurately, and legibly.

  • Demonstrate effective communication and collaboration skills with members of the perioperative team and other stakeholders

  • Serve as a member of a multidisciplinary team in planning perioperative patient care.

  • Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.

  • Participate in the performance appraisal process.

  • Useproblem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.

  • Maintain required competencies.

  • Pursue professional growth.

  • Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.

  • Complywith allSCA andfacility policies and procedures when providing patient care.

  • Actively participate in team meetings, trainings, and daily safety huddles.

  • Demonstrate fiscal responsibility.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.

  • One year of PACU experience preferred.

  • Current state licensure to practice within good standings.

  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification.

  • Successful completion of Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Course within 90 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification.

  • Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) course is requiredwhen pediatric care is included in the facility scope serviceswithin 90 days of employment or documentation of current PALS certification.

  • Specialty certification in Perioperative Nursing or Perianesthesia is preferred.

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, SCA’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 .

As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facility’s success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, 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 culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.

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As a representative of Surgical Care Affiliates, all comments, attitudes, actions, and behaviors have a direct impact on the Facility’s success. Interaction with patients, families, physicians, referral sources, affiliated schools, 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 culture of safety, and in accordance with SCA Core Values.

EEO Statement

We value 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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Locations US-CA-Lancaster

# of Openings 1

Category Registered Nurse

System ID 16466

Telecommute No

Employee Type Regular

Employee Status Full-time

Group Name TGS

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