September 21, 2016

Operating Room Charge RN- Greenville Surgery Center

Surgical Care Affiliates - Dallas, TX

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  • Company
    Surgical Care Affiliates Surgical Care Affiliates
  • Location
    Dallas, TX
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    Full Time
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Job Description

Surgical Care Affiliates (S.C.A) was launched in 1982 and we operate 185 surgical facilities, including surgery centers, surgical hospitals, and hospital surgery departments, in 34 states. We employ approximately 5,000 teammates and more than 7,500 physicians perform procedures in SCA facilities each year. More than 2,000 of these physicians, along with 45+ leading health systems are partnered with us. S.C.A is invested in the success in changing the healthcare market place and improving service models by generating new approaches. The company's mission is to care for patients, serve physicians, and improve healthcare in America. It achieves this mission by focusing on its core values of clinical quality, integrity, service excellence, teamwork, accountability and continuous improvement.


The Greenville Surgery Center is located in Dallas, TX and consists of 4 operating rooms and 1 procedure room. The Charge RN is responsible for oversight of nursing care delivery in the facility and assumes some responsibility of the Director or Nursing in his/her absence. As a Registered Nurse, the Charge Nurse is also responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and coordinating patient care from admission to discharge.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to correlate clinical data with patient's medical and nursing care.
* Ability to set priorities.
* Ability to provide direction to others that is clear, concise and promotes efficiency throughout the clinical areas of the facility.
* Ability to communicate well with patients, families, Teammates, physicians, otherhealthcareworkers, etc.
* Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.

Clinical Quality:

* Assesses, plans, and evaluates and ensures the implementation of the patients care to achieve identified outcomes and delivers safe patient care according to facility policy and procedure.
* Assumes a leadership role in the provision of quality nursing care for patients receiving care.
* Demonstrates continued competence in assessing, treating, and caring for individuals based on age-specific needs utilizing developmental perspective.
* Demonstrates appropriate and continued knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position.


* Utilizes time effectively.
* Follows established facility policies and procedures with regard to attendance.
* Completes all documentation to ensure the availability of accurate and up to date information in accordance with established standards.
* Adheres to established facility safety requirements and procedures to ensure a safe working environment.
* Completes appropriate financial management responsibilities.
* Assists with housekeeping tasks as necessary to provide a safe environment for patient's, teammates, physicians, guests.
* Performs all other duties as assigned by management

Continuous Improvement:

* Maintains and evaluates own clinical expertise and clinical practice.
* Responsibly demonstrates and the importance of continuing education to the performance of facility responsibilities and growth in profession.
* Performs all other duties as assigned by management.


* Upholds and practices the principles and policies of the SCA Compliance program.
* Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation.

Service Excellence:

* Communicates patient information to assure confidentiality and continuity of care
* Interacts with all patients, families, visitors and fellow employees in a mature, responsible manner to ensure a positive and professional facility environment
* Fosters a positive and professional facility environment by interacting with all persons in a considerate, helpful and courteous manner and by participating as a team member
* Maintains dress and appearance according to standards as observed by management
* Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation
* Strives to be professional, courteous, helpful and cooperative
* Demonstrates understanding and puts into practice the SCA value of Service Excellence

Financial Skill:

* Completes appropriate financial management responsibilities.
* Participates in periodic inventory count as assigned by leadership.


* Successfully completed accredited school of nursing program
* Current Texas state nursing license.
* Experience in ambulatory surgery nursing,
* At least 2 to 5years of nursing and management experience in a hospital or ambulatory surgery center is desired.
* Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS)/Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 60 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS certification.
* Successful completion of ACLS Course within 60 days of employment or documentation of current ACLS certification.
* Successful completion of PALS Course within 60 days of employment or documentation or current PALS certification.

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