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Registered Nurse – Outpatient-Endoscopy Intraoperative

at SCA

Posted: 1/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 5070
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-TX-Austin
    Type
    Full-Time
    # of Openings
    1
  • Overview

    SCA, a leader in the outpatient surgery industry, strategically partners with health plans, medical groups and health systems across the country to develop and optimize surgical facilities. SCA operates more than 210 surgical facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and surgical hospitals, in partnership with approximately 7,500 physicians. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.

    Facility Description:

    Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital, and its affiliated physicians and partners, are committed to delivering high quality surgical services to ensure superior patient experiences and clinical outcomes. We are dedicated to providing exceptional care in a fun, friendly, professional and safe environment. Our Staff is critical to our success. Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital is an eight bed general acute care hospital offering inpatient and outpatient procedures. We specialize in Pain Management, Ophthalmology, General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, and Podiatry.

    For more information on Northwest Hills Surgical Hospital, visit www.northwesthillssurgical.com

    Accountabilities / Responsibilities

    Position Description: Registered Nurse – Outpatient-Endoscopy Intraoperative

    Procedure Room RN will be responsible for full nursing care of assigned patients. Assesses plans, gives and evaluates nursing care needed for assigned patients; teaches self-help measures to patients and family members. Position may serve in a precepting/mentoring role for lower level staff nurses.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Verifies procedure with patient in pre-op, receives verbal hand-off communication from pre-op, and conducts time out assuring active participation by all members of team.
    • Assures H&P's are current and updated at time of procedure.
    • Counts and labels medications and/or specimens on and off the sterile field
    • Assures medications are administered timely according to protocols.
    • Accurately documents the times of each procedure, monitors, and records and communicates patient’s condition during procedure.
    • Must have good organizational skills, work independently, educated on the use of equipment needed to perform procedures in the Endoscopy department.
    • Improves nursing practice and work environment through participation in decision making processes in the unit.
    • Function as a team member and works collaboratively and interdependently with fellow team members and other departments in the hospital. Shares information appropriately.

    Qualifications

    Education, Vocational Training and Experience

    • Associate Degree in Nursing or Bachelor of Science in Nursing

    Experience

    • 3-5 years of Clinical Experience

    Certifications

    • RN License in the State of Texas, Certifications: BLS, ACLS

    Please send resumes to Barbara.kenney@scasurgery.com

    2019-5070