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PeriAnesthesia RN

Tenet Health Type Full time Posted 2/26/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 4/17/2014
MA - Massachusetts (All) - Framingham Referral - n/a -    
Job Details:

PeriAnesthesia RN (per diem)

Shifts include: day and evening shifts with weekend, weeknight, and holiday on-call avaliability

Prior PACU/Same Day Surgery experience prefered. Crtical care experience required. ACLS and PALS certification required

TheMetroWestMedicalCenteris the largest healthcare system betweenWorcesterandBoston and is committed to meeting the health care needs of the MetroWest region by providing advanced care with a community touch. The 319-bed regional health care system includesFraminghamUnionHospital,LeonardMorseHospitalinNatickand theMetroWestWellnessCenter .

PeriAnesthesia Nurse

Under general supervision of the unit's nursing management the PeriAnesthesia Nurse - SDC/PACU/PAT performs duties to ensure quality patient care through the health care continuum. Ensures quality and safe delivery of care to patients.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. CLINICAL PRACTICE: Performs all aspects of clinical practice according to standards of care, including, but not limited to: assessment, planning, implementing, evaluation, intervention, organization of work, priority setting, decision making, follow-up, activities of daily living, IV Therapy, EKGs.

2. LEADERSHIP: Delegates tasks to subordinates to ensure efficient and effective work flow. Provides input into hiring and evaluations and participates in the interviewing process. Resolves conflicts. Ensures proper staffing patterns according to established nurse-patient ratios. Assures current and quality nursing practice is maintained through participating in and keeping informed of unit/Hospital committees, staff meetings and other related activities. May serve as charge person.

3. DOCUMENTATION: Maintains thorough and complete documentation according to established legal and Hospital guidelines. Transcribes and inputs physician orders accurately and in a timely manner, using the nurse order entry system.

4. COMMUNICATION: Communicates and collaborates with all health team members, patients, and families effectively. Ensures patient care needs are met in a timely manner and follow through is initiated and/or completed. May act as a patient advocate.

5. EDUCATION: Keeps current with nursing skills, equipment, and unit specific knowledge. Provides patient/family teaching, may act as a preceptor, assists with the professional development of the unit.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Current Massachusetts RN License
  • Experience in ICU and/or PACU necessary
  • Experience in Neuro and Bariatrics is desirable
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS certifications
  • BSN REQUIRED

MetroWest MedicalCenter offers a competitive rate of pay and some benefits for per diem positions, including a 401(k) Plan and free parking.

Please visit our website for additional information at www.mwmc.com.     We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value diversity in our workplace.


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