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Surgery Care Affiliates Registered Nurse, Pre-Admission Services in Summerville, South Carolina


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,

Facility Description:

Charleston Surgery Center, an affiliate of Surgical Care Affiliates (SCA)

Ambulatory Surgery Center

4 OR / 2 Procedure Room Multi-Specialty Facility

Accountabilities / Responsibilities

The pre-admission RN screens each patient prior to surgery as acceptable candidates for ambulatory surgery. The pre-admissions nurse works closely with the physicians, physician offices, nurse managers and patients ensuring the patient is prepared for admission on the day of surgery. The pre-admissions nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of the facility.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for obtaining, organizing, assessing and coordinating each patient’s preoperative documentation and diagnostic testing prior to the patient’s surgery.

  • Responsible for calling patients to confirm medical history.

  • Ability to correlate clinical data with patient’s medical and nursing care.

  • Ability to set priorities.

  • Possess attention to detail with the ability to problem solve patient issues when they arise.

  • Ability to communicate well and clearly with patients, families, members of the healthcare team, physicians, physician offices and nurse managers.

  • Recognizes legal and policy limits of individual practice.


  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing.

  • Current state licensure to practice.

  • Pre-Admission Experience (preferred)

  • Successful completion of Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) within 90 days of employment.

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • Successful completion of ACLS course within 90 days of employment.

  • Successful completion of PALS course within 90 days of employment.

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 LocationUS-SC-Summerville

TypeFull Time Employee

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CategoryRegistered Nurse

System ID11304