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Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) (FT) – MemorialCare SC Saddleback Mem

Surgical Care Affiliates

This is a Contract position in Laguna Hills, CA posted November 20, 2020.

Location: US-CA-Laguna Hills
Type: Full Time Employee
# of Openings: 1


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 .

Facility Description: MemorialCare Surgical Center Saddleback Memorial is a team-oriented Ambulatory Surgery Center located in Laguna Hills, CA. The Center serves multi-specialty surgeries with four operating rooms.

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

We are currently recruiting for a Full-Time LVN in our pre-op area. Our ideal candidate will be able to provide quality care for all our patients in all services we offer or be willing to train to any services in which they are not currently proficient. Candidate should understand the dynamics of a surgery center in terms of scope, pace, and sharing of facility responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:
Assists the RN and physician in providing pre-operative care to the patient
Confirms preoperative testing/medical clearance is in patient’s medical chart prior to procedure
Collaborates with RN in assessing the patient’s physical and emotional status
Implements and documents preoperative regimen of care according to policy/procedure
Recognizes patient’s need for support, answers questions appropriately, and provides for privacy and confidentiality
Assists in the admission of patients to pre-operative area according to established guidelines
Implements appropriate nursing activities to provide safe and individualized nursing care
Evaluates effectiveness of nursing care by documenting patient’s responses to interventions
Conveys ideas, concepts, and facts related to patient care in a logical, concise manner
Documents records and other forms accurately and according to policies and procedures
Applies technical and specialized skills relevant to pre-operative nursing
Performs nursing functions (e.g., monitors vital signs, maintains/improves respiratory function, performs catheterizations, etc.) under RN direction/supervision
Observes safety measures in patient-care activities


LVN with active license in state required
Certification in BLS.

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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