PACU Registered Nurse / PRN
Posted on: May 11, 2022
Under the direct supervision of the Director of Surgical Services
and the Charge Nurse, the nurse is responsible for implementing the
Post Anesthesia Care record, nursing care plan and the assimilation
of the patient's hospital record for Baylor Scott & White Surgical
Hospital Las Colinas.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Delivers indirect and direct patient care according to established
standards, taking into consideration the age and risk factors of
Acts as a patient advocate in meeting his/her physical and
Performs patient assessment and reassessment immediately upon
admission and on a regular basis in accordance with standards of
care with documentation of these assessments as a basis for
planning each patient's care.
Ensures that all nursing interventions and patients' responses are
communicated to responsible practitioners as indicated and that all
components of the nursing process are documented in accordance with
standards of practice.
Takes emergency call as assigned.
Understand practices and ensures sterile technique. Correctly
Integrates and coordinates care across settings and among
Implements physician's orders effectively and safely in accordance
with standards of practice.
Utilizes special precautions in the direct care and in the
supervision of care provided to sedated patients.
Provides appropriate information to nursing personnel regarding the
patients' status on transfer.
Documents all records according to established policies and
Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred
Current Texas RN License
Current BLS, must get ACLS/PALS within 2 months of hire
Specific Job Experience
Minimum two (2) years' PACU experience in a hospital setting
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Demonstrates knowledge and ability to use the nursing process to
assess, plan, implement and evaluate the care of the patient
Demonstrates discretionary ability in establishing priority.Uses
nursing judgment in decision-making
Able to recognize and intervene in stressful situations and perform
effectively in stressful situations to fulfill position
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an
applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including
pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information,
sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status
or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable
accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless
doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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