St. Rose Dominican Hospitals Post anesthesia Care Unit, San Martin provides services to post surgical and post procedural patients. Patient population to include both inpatient as well as outpatients The P.A.C.U. provides special procedures to include post op emergency care such as re intubation, central lines, and chest tubes. The department provides care to pediatric, adolescents, adults, and geriatric populations. The P.A.C.U. works closely with Same Day surgery, Pre Assessment Testing, Surgery, Laboratory, and Radiology to develop and implement an individualized patient plan of care updated as the patient’s condition changes, and to facilitate diagnostic treatments.
The PACU Registered Nurse provides phase 1 recovery care for patients who receive general anesthesia. The registered nurse employs critical thinking to integrate objective data with knowledge gained from an assessment of the subjective experiences of patients. Registered nurses use this critical thinking process to apply the best available evidence and research data to the processes of diagnosis and treatment. Nurses continually evaluate quality and effectiveness of nursing practice and seek to optimize outcomes. Medical/clinical knowledge, technical and clinical skills, clinical judgment, interpersonal skills and communication as indicated in the current Comprehensive Accreditation Manual for Hospitals are essential components of nursing practice. All registered nurses practice within the scopes and standards of practice set forth by the American Nurses Association. Additional Professional Organizations may be referenced when appropriate to guide practice and standards within the work place.
This position is represented by CNA and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.
Require Patient Population tab: Yes
Minimum - : Minimum One (1) year acute care experience as an RN in PACU (preferred pediatric critical care experience)
Preferred - Two (2) years PACU experience.
Minimum - Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Preferred - Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
Ability to work in a high stress environment and make critical thinking decisions urgently. Basic computer skills.
Required: RN = Registered Nurse license from the State of NV Nursing Board.
CT CPRBLS = Basic Life Support CPR.
CT CPRPALS = Pediatric Advanced Life Support CPR.
CT CPRACLS = Advanced Cardiac Life Support CPR.
Preferred: ASPAN, CCRN and/or Trauma certification preferred
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St. Rose Dominican Hospitals has served southern Nevada for more than 65 years with a commitment to quality, compassionate health care. As southern Nevada's only not-for-profit, religiously sponsored hospital system, St. Rose recognizes the importance of healing not only the body, but the mind and spirit as well. Dedicated caregivers, the latest technology and an environment of healing work together at all three St. Rose hospitals in Henderson and Las Vegas.
We are part of Dignity Health, one of the largest health care systems in the U.S. The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for: Showing respect for all people by providing excellent care.
Our employees enjoy competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit packages and teamwork centered work environments. We offer relocation assistance to qualified candidates and we value the health of our employees, patients and visitors. St. Rose is a tobacco-free organization.
With focuses on family and community, southern Nevada has beautiful master-planned neighborhoods and affordable living, first-class restaurants, shopping, entertainment and no state income tax. The beauty and climate of the southwest make year-round outdoor activities possible.
Las Vegas and Henderson are cities with small town atmospheres and St. Rose Dominican Hospitals has served these communities with a commitment to excellence in the delivery of compassionate health care.
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) seeking qualified and diverse candidates to foster a work environment where our employees share a commitment to our mission and values. All employment decisions are made without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran or marital status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.
St. Rose Dominican Hospitals are safe lift equipped and follow the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Standards for lifting.
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