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Surgery Care Affiliates Charge Nurse- Operating Room - FT - Charleston Surgery Center in Summerville, South Carolina


Charleston Surgery Center is currently in need of an Charge Nurse - Operating Room .

Our 4 operating room multi-specialty center is a fantastic place to work and build your career! We provide lunch every Friday, celebrate birthdays monthly, have quarterly teammate appreciation events, provide gifts of free PTO, holiday parties and true work-life balance!

More great reasons to join our team:

  • Generous Paid Time Off including 8 paid holidays

  • Maternity/paternity /adoption benefits

  • Comprehensive medical, vision and dental insurance - begins on day 1 of employment

  • Employer-paid life and short and long term disability insurance

  • Excellent 401(k) Plan

  • No holidays, weekends, nights or call

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively organizes time, equipment, supplies, and personnel.

  • Uses equipment effectively by anticipating patient needs and providing appropriate care.

  • Confirms that proper techniques and procedures are used according to accepted Standards of Practice and organizational policies and procedures.

  • Assists with the ordering, receiving, and storage of supplies.

  • Maintains order and cleanliness of the intra-operative area.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains surgical services as assigned, in accordance with written policies and in compliance with various regulatory and accrediting agencies and is responsible for quality patient care.

  • Assists with the development and monitoring of the standards of assigned areas pertaining to the operating room, sterilization and decontamination, and corresponding ancillary areas.

  • Responsible for efficient and effective patient care and quality improvement.

  • Helps in determining goals for assigned area and effectively manages resources to achieve the goals.

  • Maintains a collegial relationship with physicians to ensure quality patient care.

  • At the direction of the Director of Nursing, maintains an adequate inventory for assigned area, including but not limited to, equipment and supplies.

  • Assists in recruitment, selection, training, supervision, and retention of operating room/corresponding ancillary area employees.

  • Assists with staffing assigned area and performing daily operational processes.

  • Responsible for fostering an environment that promotes staff growth and development.

  • Supervises and adheres to Surgery Center policies, procedures, and safety programs.

  • Exhibits competency in performing all functions of assigned area or duties.

  • Responsible for other functions as assigned by the Director of Nursing and/or the Administrator.


Education - Required:

  • High School graduate or GED certificate recipient

  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing

  • Current licensure in the State of South Carolina as a Registered Nurse or ccmpact license

  • 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


  • Two or more years of charge nurse experience in an ambulatory surgery center within an operating room of an acute care hospital or surgery center

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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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,

Job Locations US-SC-Summerville

# of Openings 1

Category Registered Nurse

System ID 11844

Telecommute No

Employee Type Regular

Employee Status Full-time