PACU RN Doctors United Surgery Center (15485-147)

Certified Ninjas

Job Detail

  • License Type RN

Job Description

We provide first-class surgical services for local communities and recognize our employees as our number one assets.nnUnder the direct supervision of the Pre-Op/PACU manager, the PACU nurse is responsible for implementing all physician orders, providing for the continuity and quality of nursing care for all patients, with continual evaluation of the patients” condition, providing patient safety, comfort, and privacy at all time. At times, assist the physicians in the procedure rooms with various tasks, conscious sedation and utilizing sterile technique as deemed appropriate.nnResponsible for providing total comprehensive patient care to patients emerging from general anesthesia and/or sedation.nnResponsible for assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the patient and family in preparation for discharge.nnRequired SkillsnnEDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCEnn* Graduate of an accredited school of nursingn* Current Texas Nursing Licensen* Current BLS, ACLS and PALSn* Minimum of 2 years experience in PACU or ICUn* SKILLS REQUIRED:n* Interdependent Partneringn* Good communication and human relations skills.n* Mastering Complexityn* Ability to organize and follow through on own initiative.n* Ability to master new skills.n* Technical/Functionaln* Thorough knowledge of all phases of perioperative process including knowledge of surgical procedures and anesthesia implications.n* Current nursing assessment and patient care skills.n* Telemetry experience necessaryn* Educationn* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.n* Current license to practice nursing in the State of Texas.n* CPR certified. ACLS certification is required within 6 months of employment if not currently certified.n* Experiencen* Critical Care or PACU experience preferred.n* Work environmentn* Outpatient Surgeryn* Physical demands (i.e. works on a computer, use of telephone, lifts up to 50 lbs.)n* Works on computer, uses telephone.n* Intermittent physical mobility/activity including walking, standing, sitting. Light lifting, pulling and pushing of carts, equipment, ect. Must be able to bend body downward at the waist, be able to kneel.nnThe above statements reflect the general outline considered necessary to describe the principle functions of this job. It shall not be construed as a detailed description of all work requirements of the position.nnn

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