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RN First Assist (FT) - Memorial Care Out Patient Surgery Center Long Beach

Company: SCA Health
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

US-CA-Long Beach# of Openings: 1Category: Registered NurseSystem ID: 21818Group Name: TGSOverviewSurgical 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 11,000 teammates operate more than 260 surgical facilities that serve over 1 million patients per year. For more information on SCA, visit www.scasurgery.com.Why join SCA? Consider the following fantastic benefits...Positive work cultureCareer growth opportunitiesComprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - eligible on Day 1 of employmentPaid time off plus 8 paid holidaysMaternity/paternity/adoption benefitsEmployer-paid life and short- and long-term disability insuranceExcellent 401(k) Plan Accountabilities / Responsibilities Preoperative Role In collaboration with the health team members in the pre-op, OR and PACU may participate in preoperative assessment and planning for selected surgical patients. Intraoperative Role Collaborates with other health team members to develop, coordinate and implement a perioperative plan of care unique to individual patient needs.Maintains dignity of the patient while assuming the responsibility of patient advocate.Skillfully applies principles of asepsis and infection control.Has excellent knowledge of surgical anatomy, physiology and operative technique specific to cardiovascular procedures to work in collaboration with the surgeon.Recognizes safety hazards and initiates appropriate preventative and/or corrective actions to ensure a safe environment for the patient and surgical team throughout the perioperative experience.Preparation and administration of medications perioperatively, as directed by the surgeon and anesthesiologist.Provides exposure through appropriate use of instruments, retractors, suctioning and sponging techniques.Handles and dissects tissues in collaboration with the surgeon.Clamping blood vessels, coagulating bleeding points, ligating vessels and other procedures in collaboration with the surgeon to achieve hemostasis.Sutures muscle, fascia, subcutaneous and skin tissue in collaboration with the surgeon.Places drains as surgically indicated.Assists with cannulation and decannulation procedures.Evaluates the outcomes of nursing care and ensures continuity of care by communicating pertinent patient information to PACU staff. Postoperative Role May be required to flex hours to accommodate the PACU and assist with staffing. QualificationsLicensed as a Registered Nurse.Graduate of a recognized RNFA program.Certified in operating room nursing - CNOR.Current ACLS certification.Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills that enhance team functioning in the operating room. Maintains professional manner at all times, demonstrating flexibility, sound judgment and adaptability in decision-making, problem solving and team building to function as an effective team member.Has demonstrated leadership skills that enhance team functioning in an emergency situation.Participated in continuing education programs to maintain and enhance clinical competencies related to both perioperative nursing and RNFA practice. Maintains ongoing certification as a CRNFA, if applicable.PI180252711

Keywords: SCA Health, Long Beach , RN First Assist (FT) - Memorial Care Out Patient Surgery Center Long Beach, Healthcare , Long Beach, California

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