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Registered Nurse-PACU/Recovery

Company: St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
Location: Round Rock
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

St. David’s Round RockMedical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare ,one of the largest health systems in Texas, which was recognized with a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in 2014. With 171 beds, the hospital’s comprehensive servicesinclude advanced cardiac care at the Heart Hospital of Austin at St. David'sRound Rock—the first specialized cardiac facility in Williamson County—with theonly Hybrid Operating Room (OR) in the county; as well as emergency services ina 24-hour emergency department, including advanced trauma care with a Level IITrauma Center; St. David's Urgent Care Round Rock; and St. David's EmergencyCenter in Cedar Park. St. David’s Round Rock Medical Center is also known forproviding advanced orthopedic and robotic services, among other complex specialties.In 2016, the hospital received the Distinguished Hospital Award for ClinicalExcellence from Healthgrades and also earned a national distinction for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group .

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

POSITION SUMMARY

Under the direct supervision of the PACU Supervisor and according to PACU and hospital policies and procedures, plans, implements, evaluates, and documents nursing care for one or more patients in the post anesthesia care unit (recovery room).   Provides a clean, efficient and safe environment within the work area.   Assists with any other activities of the unit.

ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Assesses, plans, and evaluates patient care.

Age appropriate assessment is completed on each patient.

A plan of care is implemented and documented according to policy and procedure upon arrival to PACU.

Procures supplies, equipment, and medications needed for patient care.

Recognizes and reports variations from normal to appropriate individual (physician, anesthesiologist, charge) as they occur

Provides direct patient care.

Completes age appropriate assessment on patient upon arrival.

Initiates the plan of care upon patient arrival.

Initiates patient teaching and provides emotional support.

Monitors patient in recovery phase.

Demonstrates the ability to prevent patient injury

Receives physician orders.

Administers IV therapy correctly/safely.

Accurately documents and reports patient care.

Demonstrates efficiency and safety with patient turnover.

Insures all patients have met discharge criteria according to policy/ procedure.

Monitors and controls the environment of the surgical suite.

Participates in maintaining a safe environment.

Insures availability of safe equipment.

Demonstrates ability to use equipment safely/properly.

Takes appropriate action to prevent/manage accidents in the area

Participates in unit activities

Participates in staff and self-development.

Identifies individual responsibilities in maintaining unit operations.

Communicates effectively with patients, co-workers, physicians, and other healthcare members.

Performs other duties as delegated by management.

Participates in narcotic count and control.

Demonstrates positive customer service skills.

Facilitates cohesiveness of Surgical Services

Participates in educational activities.

Completes mandatory educational requirements

Performs other duties as directed by the charge personnel

Completes assignments within time frame set by the charge personnel.

Assumes charge duties or unit secretary duties as needed.

Reviews schedule for number and type of cases

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSURE or REGISTRATIONS:

Required:

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.

At least 1 year of RN experience in an acute care setting

Current RN License in the state of Texas; If Compact, a Texas License will be required within 90 days of hire

Current BLS certification

Current ACLS certification within 6 months of hire

PALS within 6 months of hire

Preferred:

BSN (or actively pursuing)

At least 1 year of RN experience in PACU or critical care

CPAN and/or CAPA

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