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Post-Surgical Unit Registered Nurse / PRN (Days and Evening Shifts)

Company: USPI
Location: Irving
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

The PSU Nurse has the responsibility to provide all nursing care services for the post-surgical patients in a manner suitable to accepted standards of care at Baylor Scott & White Surgical Hospital Las Colinas.
Required Skills:

  • Performs direct patient care within scope of RN practice and according to hospital policies and procedures.

  • Plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care for patients based on individual, specific patient needs, and according to physician's orders

  • Responds quickly and appropriately to emergency situations.

  • Identifies educational needs, implements and evaluates learning and documents patient / family education.

  • Manages acute and chronic pain on all patients but especially post procedure or surgical patients to assist in alleviating suffering and improving healing.

  • Delivers medication based upon continual assessment, safety, and evaluation of patient response.

  • Responds to patients presenting to hospital with healthcare need and perform MSE follows policies and procedures for follow-up.

  • Follows all documentation policies
    Required Experience:

    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred

      • Current Texas RN License

      • Current BLS, must get ACLS/PALS within 6 months of hire
        Specific Job Experience

        • Minimum two (2) years' experience as an RN in a hospital Medical/Surgery or ICU Unit

        • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

        • Demonstrates knowledge and skill level necessary to assess patient's psychosocial, educational and physical needs, as well as the ability to address these needs in an age appropriate manner in the pediatric, adolescent, adult and/ or geriatric patient population.

        • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.

        • Good organization habits.

        • Ability to make decisions based on nursing judgment.

        • Able to prioritize and organize workload to meet needs of patients and unit

        • Experience with Electronic Healthcare Records
          Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.

Keywords: USPI, Irving , Post-Surgical Unit Registered Nurse / PRN (Days and Evening Shifts), Healthcare , Irving, Texas

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