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PACU RN

Company: USPI
Location: Irving
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

SIGN-ON BONUS $15,000.00 (10 Hour Shifts with Rotating Call) JOB SUMMARY: This is full time position with on-call responsibilities Under the supervision of the PACU Charge Nurse, the PACU RN is responsible for implementing the PACU nursing assessment and nursing care plan. The PACU RN is also responsible for implementing all physician orders, providing quality care for patients and performing continuous evaluation of patients' condition while providing safety, comfort and privacy at all time. The PACU RN must ensure that all documentation and teaching are complete and may assist the physician with moderate sedation. Duties Include:

  • Assess patients condition after a surgery has been performed
  • Ensure that all vitals are within normal range
  • Log all findings in patients files
  • Answer patients questions and ensure that they are kept comfortable
  • Make sure that all relevant IVs are in check
  • Develop individualized care plans based on each individual patient s condition
  • Ensure that the all nursing activities are carried out in accordance to individual patient care plan
  • Monitor patients for condition changes and report any changes to the doctor
  • Initiate patient education programs to ensure that both patients and families are educated on procedures and medications
  • Determine when patients are ready to be moved to their rooms
  • Perform intervention duties in cases of post-operative emergencies
  • Record sedation levels and body temperature
  • Manage blood and fluid transfusions and draw specimens
  • Ensure that the post-operative space is clean and sanitized
  • Change bandages and dress surgical wounds
    Required Skills:
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
    • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing
    • Must hold a current, unrestricted license in the state of Texas
    • Must have previous experience in a PACU or ICU setting and be comfortable with receiving patients directly from surgery
    • Must be available and willing to work on-call as necessary
    • Must maintain professionalism at all times with patients, families, physicians and co-workers USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law. 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 , PACU RN, Healthcare , Irving, Texas

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