RN OP/ASC- PACU

4 weeks ago
Requisition ID
2017-6940
# of Openings
1
Department
PACU
Baptist Hospital
Pensacola
Category (Portal Searching)
Nursing
Position Type
Full-Time
Schedule
Day Shift
Schedule Details
Four, Ten hour shifts, 8a-6:30pm

Overview

The RN OP/ASC- PACU nurse provides care and education for the patient based on their illness, symptoms, and courses of treatment. Manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. The Clinical Nurse-PACU performs technical skills and provides assistance to surgeons, anesthesia personnel, and other professionals in the facility. Performs similar duties in other areas of the hospital as assigned.  The clinical nurse-PACU works under the supervision of the Charge Nurse, the clinical manager.   She/He is responsible for the assessment, care coordination, and implementation of the post-operative care plan of the patient according to prescribed procedures. She/he utilizes post-surgical care knowledge to prepare the patient for the next level of care.  The clinical nurse-PACU is responsible for the education post operatively and physician follow up in office of the surgical patient. Responsible for computer documentation during the postoperative phase of treatment. 

 

The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.

Qualifications

  • Must have ASN degree or Nursing Diploma
  • One year experience as an RN in Critical Care or prior PACU experience is required
  • Current RN licensure in the State of Florida
  • BLS and ACLS through American Heart Association
  • PALS within 90 days of employment/transfer
  • NIH within 90 days of employment/transfer
  • Demonstrated proficiency in perioperative nursing, knowledge, and skills
  • Critical thinking skills with the ability to adapt to changes in patient status, department workload

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