Registered Nurse - RN - PACU - FT Weekdays

Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 30, 2018
Closes
Mar 22, 2018
Ref
00073-96224
Specialty
Med / Surg
Contract Type
Permanent

Medical City Fort Worth

Registered Nurse (RN) BSN


 

We are currently offering a SIGN ON BONUS OF UP TO $5,000 for eligible candidates!

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

   improvement

· Promote a supportive PACU environment

· Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants,

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

   externs

· 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

OUR FACILITY

  • 320-bed MAGNET
    facility

  •  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.

HONORS and AWARDS

  • 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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