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RN PreOp PACU PRN Williamson Surgery Center

Company: United Surgical Partners International, Inc
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

USPI Williamson Surgery Center is an Ambulatory Surgery Center in Round Rock, Texas and is looking for an experienced RN Pre-OP/PACU to join our dynamic team of healthcare professionals. We offer our physicians lightning fast turn over times and our patient's unique personalized service. If you thrive on working in a fast-paced environment with an energetic team this is the place for you! Our mission is to provide first class surgical services to the local community in a safe, comfortable, welcoming environment one in which we would be happy to treat our own families. We have 4 operating rooms offering a full range of surgical procedures including: Gastroenterology, Orthopedics, Podiatry, Plastics/Reconstruction, ENT, Urology, Pain Management, Ophthalmology, Gynecology, and General Surgery.

Additionally They Are Responsible For

The PRE-OP/PACU RN has the responsibility to plan, direct organize, coordinate and implement all nursing care services for the pre-op and post surgical patients in a manner consistent with our mission statement. Nurses work within both pre-op holding and a post-anesthesia care unit (formerly known as the recovery room), where patients are cared for and monitored as they recover from the effects of anesthesia. The nurses responsibilities include all aspects of patient care prior to and following surgery. This care includes monitoring heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and respiration, as well as managing the pain and nausea that often follow anesthesia.
Admits, transfers, and discharge of patients.
Completes ongoing patient assessment and documents according to policy.
Completes nursing assessment within 2 hours of admission or designated amount of time; designates reason for incompleteness. Reviews database and nutrition screen.
Participates in the development of patient plan of care to include patient problems, goals, evaluations and interventions.
Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient's condition to appropriate personnel immediately.
Assesses, collaborates and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other members of the care team.
Demonstrates appropriate application of age specific standards, policies and procedures and guidelines in caring for adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.
Demonstrates proficient IV setting skills.
Follows age specific standards in administering medications based on patient's age.
Follows age specific standards of care during altered states of consciousness related to analgesia, conscious sedation or anesthesia.


Required Skills

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
Current TX Nursing License
Current BLS, ACLS and PALS
Minimum of 2 years experience in Pre-Op/PACU
Strong knowledge of surgical procedures and management of the surgical patient
Understand principles of aseptic technique and their implementation
Ability to care for patients with changing medical priorities and ability to respond accordingly
Knowledge base to recognize, evaluate, solve problems and correct errors
Ability to quickly adapt to changing condition of the patient when needed
Excellent teaching skills
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Demonstrate strong professional and ethical behavior
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians and fellow employees. (TEAMWORK)
Strong customer service skills
Demonstrate accountability, creativity, innovation and be receptive to change
Possess basic knowledge of Performance Improvement ideology

Required Experience
Previous experience working in an ambulatory surgical setting preferred.

Keywords: United Surgical Partners International, Inc, Round Rock , RN PreOp PACU PRN Williamson Surgery Center, Healthcare , Round Rock, Texas

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