RN - PACU / Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital / FT Rotating

Location
Saint Thomas, TN, Nashville, TN
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 14, 2018
Closes
Feb 13, 2018
Specialty
OR / PACU, Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job ID: 230720

RN - PACU / Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital / FT Rotating

Nashville, Tennessee

Regular
/
Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: RN - PACU

City, State:  Nashville,TN

Location:  Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital

Department:   Recovery Room PACU

Additional Job Details:  FT Rotating, call is required

Job Description

Job Summary:

The RN - PACU provides direct nursing care for anesthetized patients in the immediate post-operative or post-procedural period.

Responsibilities:

  • Follows aseptic sterile technique according to Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses / American Society of Peri Anesthesia Nurses (AORN/ASPAN) standards.

  • Evaluates patient's responses to treatments and interventions.

  • Manages patient's pain.

  • Anticipates case-specific needs based on knowledge of procedure(s) performed and pathophysiology.

  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement: A. Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.B. Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.C. Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.D. Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.E. Creativity - Courageous Innovation.F. Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.

  • Assesses and coordinates discharge planning needs with patient, family, and members of the healthcare team.

  • Assesses the physical and psychological status of patients, provides interventions/treatments and evaluates effectiveness of care to achieve desired patient outcomes.

  • Evaluates learning needs of patient and family and provides age-specific and culturally appropriate education. All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

    • Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 

    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

    • One or more of the following:
      • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Tennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:
  • Diploma 
    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

Work Experience:
  • Clinical nursing experience within the past five (5) years preferred.

How To Apply

If you have any questions about the application process or require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application, please contact the Ascension candidate care at 1-855-778-6037 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. CST  Monday through Friday.
 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

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