Registered Nurse - RN - Day Surgery - PRN

Fort Worth, Texas
Competitive Salary
Jan 09, 2018
May 23, 2018
Med / Surg
Contract Type

Medical City Fort Worth

Registered Nurse (RN) BSN

PACU As Needed (PRN)

Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice

Act, with emphasis on the post-anesthesia care patients/surgical services

· Use therapeutic communication in daily practice

· Maintain a safe and therapeutic PACU environment

· Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on

   the needs of individual PACU patients

· Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process

· Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make

   informed choices regarding health care

· Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver

· Participate in surgical services specific initiatives and process


· Promote a supportive PACU environment

· Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants,

   vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse


· Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and

  geriatric patients, as assigned

· Support the mission, vision and values of the organization

· Provides immediate post-surgical care of patients ranging from infant to

  geriatrics (excluding critically ill infants and children) who have had

  general anesthesia, epidural/spinal anesthesia and IV sedation

· Monitors all patients for airway and pain management

· Proficient in interpretation of EKG changes, lab values and

  hemodynamic monitoring

· Provides post anesthesia care to patients receiving high-risk intravenous

  therapies and blood components


  • 320-bed MAGNET

  •  Established in 1974, Medical City Fort Worth is part of Medical City Healthcare, one of the regions largest, most comprehensive health care providers.

  • Offering comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, kidney transplant surgery, and emergency care…Accredited by The Joint Commission

  • Our greatest honor doesnt come just from awards. It comes from helping people live happier, healthier lives through cutting-edge diagnostic treatment and exceptional patient care.


  • The Joint Commission® Gold Seal of Approval™

  • The Joint Commission® Disease Specific Certifications: Heart Failure & Spine Surgery

  • 2016 Womens Choice Award® as one of Americas Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery and Heart Care

  • Comprehensive Stroke Center

  • Adult Kidney Organ Transplant Certification

  • Magnet Recognition Program® for Nursing Excellence

  • Gold Plus Get With the Guidelines - Stroke

  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®

  • The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

  • LifeGift Silver & Medal of Honor Award Winner

  • Chest Pain Center Cycle IV, with PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) Certified

  • Accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

  • Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award

  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certification

  • Ranked among top hospitals in Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report

  • Blue Distinction Center® for Bariatric Surgery - Gastric Banding/Stapling

  • Blue Distinction Center® for Knee and Hip Replacement

  • Blue Distinction Center® for Cardiac Care

  • Blue Distinction Center® for Spine Surgery


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