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Registered Nurse PACU- OCC Surgery Center

SCA Health

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Englewood, Colorado
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Category: Registered Nurse


Today, SCA Health has grown to 11,000 teammates who care for 1 million patients each year and support physician specialists holistically in many aspects of patient care. Together, our teammates create value in specialty care by aligning physicians, health plans and health systems around a common goal: delivering on the quadruple aim of high-quality outcomes and a better experience for patients and providers, all at a lower total cost of care.

As part of Optum, we participate in an integrated care delivery system that enables us to support our partners as they navigate a complex healthcare environment, Only SCA Health has a dynamic group of physician-driven, specialty care businesses that allows us to customize solutions, no matter the need or challenge:

  • We connect patients to physicians in new and differentiated ways as part of Optum and with our new Specialty Management Solutions business.
  • We have pioneered a physician-led, multi-site model of practice solutions that restores physician agency by aligning incentives to support growth and transition to value-based care.
  • We lead the industry in value-based payment solutions through our Global 1 bundled payment convener, that provides easy predictable billing to patients.
  • We help physicians address everything beyond surgical procedures, including anesthesia and ancillary service lines.

The new SCA Health represents who we are today and where we are goingâ”and the growing career opportunities for YOU.


Are you tired of nights, weekends, and taking call? Join the OCC Surgery Center at Inverness and take back your personal life! Our amazing benefits package includes eight paid holidays each year, our 401(k) match and vesting starts on Day 1, and for a limited time we are offering a $5k sign-on bonus. Our team provides exceptional patient care for the Orthopedic Centers of Colorado (the largest orthopedics group in the state), including total joint replacement, sports medicine, advanced spine surgery, and robotic-assisted procedures. Join our team to serve your community in a meaningful way, and enjoy a better quality of life in an ambulatory surgery center! We are now hiring a Registered Nurse for the PACU .

Registered Nurse (RN) PACU:

  • Assess patientâ™s preoperative and postoperative status at intervals according to facility or health care organization policies and procedures to include the patientâ™s
  • Interpret information accurately from various noninvasive and invasive monitors.
  • Develop an individualized perianesthesia plan of care.
  • Implement the plan of care including the following interventions.
  • Evaluate the patientâ™s progress toward attaining outcomes.
  • Transfer care as needed.
  • Provide hand-off report to other teammates that are accurate, concise, and pertinent to the patientâ™s condition and response to care.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


Registered Nurse (RN) PACU Requirements:

  • Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing.
  • One year of Pre-Operative or PACU experience required
  • Medical / surgical nursing experience
  • Current state licensure to practice within good standings.
  • Successful completion of Basic Life Support (BLS) or Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of employment or documentation of current BLS/BCLS, ACLS, PALS certification.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Physically demanding, high-stress environment
  • Exposure to blood and body fluids, communicable diseases, chemicals, radiation, and repetitive motions
  • Pushing and pulling heavy objects
  • Full range of body motion including handling and lifting patients and equipment
  • Manual and finger dexterity
  • Hand eye coordination
  • Standing and walking for extensive periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Corrected vision and hearing to within normal range
  • Working irregular hours


About the employer
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.