RN PACU CLINICAL NURSE II
Compensation: $73,180.00 - $97,930.00 /year *
Employment Type: Full-Time
Industry: Healthcare - Nursing
JOIN OUR NURSE VIRTUAL CHATS EACH THURSDAY FROM 2PM - 3PM Summary: This individual is a clinically competent, registered, professional nurse who has demonstrated expertise in the perioperative field. He/she effectively delivers perioperative care to the surgical patient through the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation. Other information: Must possess current hospital experience (within the past 5 years) or be a new graduate (within the last 2 years).Prefer minimum of 1 year recent PACU or Critical Care experience. Must complete Point of Care Testing training as part of Department Orientation. Must be knowledgeable regarding the nursing process and its application--assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Responsibilities: Identifies, labels, and dispenses medications and solutions safely and per established guidelines. Demonstrates competency with insertion of intravenous lines. Demonstrates competency with LIS lab and Invision process. Accepts personal accountability for proper handling, judicious use, and optimum care of all department supply, instrument, and equipment inventory. Utilizes the nursing process throughout the perioperative setting per patient assessment--collecting, interpreting, recording, and communicating pertinent data relevant to patient care in surgery; care planning--utilization of collected data to plan appropriately for intraoperative nursing care; implementing--provides direct patient care to meet physical and psychological needs; evaluating care--continuously evaluates patient response to nursing intervention and modifies care plan to achieve desired outcome. Demonstrates and conveys theoretical knowledge and skills related to perioperative nursing care--understands the ''why'' concept as well as the ''how'' process. Thorough/Accurate/Complete documentation of post-operative patient care. Demonstrates competency with usage of the Philips Cardiac Monitor. Demonstrates competency with airway assessment and management--O2 therapy, ventilator management, assisting with intubation and estuation, etc. Understands, demonstrates, and conveys knowledge related to patient assessment and care with the pain management process. Effectively demonstrates critical thinking, prioritization of duties, and time management skills throughout the perioperative arena. Collects adequate and correct blood/urine specimens from patients as ordered by physicians, using proper technique and equipment. Correctly labels specimens and processes. Ensures appropriate delivery of specimens to the lab via courier or specimen pick up from outside agencies. Demonstrates competency with appropriate set up and monitoring or PA lines--Cardiac Output, A-Line, CVP, Swan-Ganz, etc. Credentials: Essential: * RN - Registered Nurse * BLS - Basic Life Saving certification * NIH - Stroke Certification * ACLS - Advanced Cardiac Life Support * PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support Competencies and skills: Essential: * Experience In Hospital Or Acute Care Setting * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Knowledge And Experience With Electronic Health Records Education: Essential: * RN Diploma/RN Graduate Program Location: Hospital-Main Campus Shift : 12 Hour Shifts with Call FTE: 0.900000 Work Status: Full Time
Associated topics: care, ccu, maternal, mhb, nurse rn, recovery, registered nurse, staff nurse, tcu, transitional
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.
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