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PreOp PACU Registered Nurse

Company: Heart Hospital of Austin
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a PreOp PACU Registered Nurse you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Heart Hospital of Austin which is a part of the nation s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHeart Hospital of Austin, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.
    Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at Heart Hospital of Austin!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Pre-Op PACU Registered Nurse (RN)you will plan, implement, evaluate, and document nursing care for assigned patients. You will direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to pre-op, post-anesthesia and post-operative patients. You will complete an age-appropriate assessment on each assigned patient and create a specific plan of care upon patient arrival You will obtain supplies, equipment, and medication needed for patient care You will monitor the patient throughout the recovery phase You will identify and correct airway obstructions, ensure uninterrupted oxygen therapy, and extubate patients You will administer IV therapy You will recognize and report variations in patient condition to the appropriate individuals (physician, anesthesiologist, clinical nurse coordinator) You will monitor patients for adverse reactions prior to transport from Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) You will make rounds to check equipment cleanliness and appropriate storage You will monitor narcotic and medication controlJob RequirementsExperience 1 year of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) Previous acute care experience preferredEducation Associate s degree in Nursing (ADN) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferredLicenses and Certifications Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire Basic Life Support (BLS) certification per St. David s Healthcare policy
    Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification per St. David s Healthcare policy This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David sHealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascularfacilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive WellnessProgram. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We havethree catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programsin the world.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institutefor over a decade.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our PreOp PACU Registered Nurse opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Associated topics: ambulatory, cardiothoracic, care, domiciliary, maternal, nurse, registed, registered nurse, staff nurse, unit

Keywords: Heart Hospital of Austin, Round Rock , PreOp PACU Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Round Rock, Texas

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