Registered Nurse PACU

Employer
Medical City Denton
Location
Denton, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 01, 2021
Closes
May 16, 2021
Ref
4439_06251-136920
Specialty
Med / Surg, OR / PACU
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

Description

SHIFT: No Weekends
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Registered Nurse PACU

Medical City Denton 

Work Schedule:  Full Time w/call

 

Medical City Denton is a 208 bed, full service hospital that serves the growing population of Denton, Wise, Cooke and Montague Counties. At Denton Regional Medical Center we feel that customer service is an important part of every person's job and strive to enhance community health through our service with compassion, excellence and efficiency.

 

Position Summary & Responsibilities: 

 

The Registered Nurse – RN – PACU provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.  The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient in the immediate post-operative or post-procedural period. 
  • Provides comfort and support for post-operative patients.
  • Evaluates responses to treatments and interventions.
  • Carries out physician orders.
  • Anticipates case specific needs based on knowledge of procedure and pathophysiology regarding patient and procedure.
  • Manages patient's pain.
  • Administers prescribed medications and monitors vital signs.
  • Maintains aseptic technique and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.
  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well-coordinated patient care.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
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    Join our team and you will experience a total rewards package to support your health, life, career and retirement including:

    A supportive and collaborative work environment
    Opportunities to progress in function, skill, and pay
    A competitive wage scale 
    Generous tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment and clinical certification support
    A comprehensive health and wellness package including medical, dental and prescription drug coverage
    HCA’s Time Away From Work Program that combines paid time off, disability coverage and leaves of absence (including paid family leave)
    401k Plan - 100% matching contribution — from 3% to 9% of pay — based on your years of vesting service

    Qualifications

  • Current licensure as an RN in TX or compact.
  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider; ACLS and PALS certification required within 6 months of hire.
  • One year recent experience in PACU or critical care required
  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
  • Associates Degree in Nursing required.   
  • Specialty Certification preferred.
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