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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.
Cedar Park Surgery Center is a busy, freestanding, multi-specialty outpatient surgery center, located in Cedar Park, Texas. The surgery center features four operating rooms and one pain room.
Accountabilities / Responsibilities
Seeking a qualified Pre-Op/PACU Nurse to administer diligent care to outpatients via monitoring, assessment, intervention, and continuous reassessment. The post-anesthesia care unit nurse (PACU nurse) will provide care for post-operative patients recovering from anesthesia, including general, regional, and local.
- Assess patients prior to surgery
- Ensure that operative and informed consents are signed and in order
- Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure
- Initiate IVs and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure
- Assess patients' post-operative condition
- Monitor vital signs
- Log all findings in patient files
- Answer patient questions and ensure they are kept comfortable
- Monitor patients for condition changes and report any changes to the physician
- Perform intervention duties in cases of post-operative emergencies
- Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing
- Prior Preop/PACU experience preferred
- Current state licensure to practice.
- Current BLS/ACLS/PALS certification
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.
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