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Registered Nurse PACU (PT) - Memorial Care Surgery Center-Orange Coast

Company: Surgical Care Affiliates
Location: Fountain Valley
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

US-CA-Fountain Valley# of Openings: 1Category: Registered NurseSystem ID: 15610Group Name: TGSOverviewWe are actively hiring for a Part-Time PACU Registered Nurse to join our team! MemorialCare Surgical Center, located in Fountain Valley, CA, offers quality care, specialized equipment, and advanced technology in a safe, family-friendly environment. Want to know more about our Surgery Center, Click HereFantastic Benefits:Positive work culture, teamwork orientedComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employment Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) PlanGreat growth opportunitiesNO NIGHTS, WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS OR CALL Accountabilities / ResponsibilitiesPromote the mission, vision, and values of SCA. Assess patient status throughout the episode of care Interpret information accurately from various noninvasive and invasive monitors. Describe the underlying 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 individualized perianesthesia plan 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. Document episode of care 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. Use problem-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. Comply with all SCA and facility 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. QualificationsGraduate of an Accredited School of Nursing. One year of PACU, ICU or ER experience preferred. Hospital experience is 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 required when pediatric care is included in the facility scope services within 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

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