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Surgery Care Affiliates Registered Nurse OR (Pool) - St. Louis Specialty Surgical Center & St. Louis Cardiovascular Institute in Kirkwood, Missouri


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 .

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • Provides nursing care to ensure thesafetyof the patient.

  • Directs and assists in carrying outsafe aseptic, steriletechniques, and procedures.

  • To perform various tasks asanOR circulator.

  • Assumesresponsibility that the OR is prepared for the patient.

  • Assist in transporting patient to ORandchecks patient record for appropriate pre-oppreparationand procedures.

  • Verifies that appropriate surgical prep iscompleted.

  • CompletesdocumentationforORrecords,laboratory requisitions,and patient chart

  • Supervises and assists with the proper andsafepositioningof the patient.

  • Performssponge,needle,andinstrumentcounts

  • Takes ownership forall surgical specimensproperly.

  • Secures emergency equipment and supplies as needed.

  • Provides assistance to teammates,surgeons,and anesthesia.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

  • Good communication skillsthatpromotesafepatient care.


Education - Required:

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

  • Current licensure in the State as a Registered Nurse

  • Must be current in BCLS

  • ACLS/PALS certification within six months of hire date (applicable to scope of service)

Education - Preferred:

  • Computer literacy

  • BSN Degree


  • Previous work experience in an ambulatory surgery setting or acute hospital operating room of no less than one (1) year.


  • Attendance

  • Punctuality

  • Ability to meet deadlines

EEO Statement

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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Job Locations US-MO-Kirkwood

# of Openings 1

Category Per Diem

System ID 11991

Employee Type Per Diem

Employee Status Part-time