Charge Nurse-OR (FT) - Antelope Valley Surgery Center

Location: US-CA-Lancaster
# of Openings: 1
Category: Registered Nurse
System ID: 15446


Overview

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.

Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits...

• Positive work culture

• Career growth opportunities

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

• Paid time off plus 8 paid holidays

• Maternity/paternity/adoption benefits

• Employer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insurance

• Excellent 401(k) Plan

The Antelope Valley Surgery Center is looking to add a Charge Nurse, due to retirement, to our team. Our center has ramped up in case volume and we are looking to add a Registered Charge Nurse that enjoys working across Ophthalmology, ENT, General, Urology, OB-GYN, Orthopedics, and Podiatry.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

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.
  • 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.


Qualifications

Education - Required:
  • High School graduate or GED certificate recipient required
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing required
  • 2-5 years of Operating Room experience
  • Current licensure in the State of California as a Registered Nurse
  • Must be current in BCLS
  • ACLS/PALS certification within six months of hire date (applicable to scope of service)
  • Effective communication and coordination skills

Education - Preferred:
  • Computer literacy
  • BSN Degree

Experience:
  • Two or more years of charge nurse experience in an ambulatory surgery center or within an operating room of an acute care hospital.


Skills Required

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.



PI138189825

Posted
06/02/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$70,000.00 - 100,000.00
per Year
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Location
Lancaster, CA 93534, US