Registered Nurse - RN - PACU - FT Weekdays

Location
Fort Worth, Texas
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Jan 30, 2018
Closes
Jun 13, 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!

 

About Medical City of Fort Worth

Medical City of Ft. Worth is a 320 bed MAGNET facility located in the heart of Fort Worth.  Medical City Healthcare serves as a tertiary referral center not only for Tarrant County, but also numerous counties within a 90 mile radius.

  • Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI
  • Accredited AMI Program
  • Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Cardiovascular Center of Excellence
  • Magnet Re-designation December 2015 

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

 

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