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PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse

Company: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the PRN career opportunities as a PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's South Austin Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsWe are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's South Austin Medical Center, we offer an array of benefits for PRN colleagues. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Medical Benefits designed to meet the requirements of the Affordable Care Act
  • Wellbeing Resources
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • HCA Healthcare Hope Fund
  • Disaster Relief SupportLearn more about Employee BenefitsOur teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Registered Nurse (RN) in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU), you will plan, implement, evaluate, and document nursing care for assigned patients. You will direct and deliver comprehensive nursing care to post-anesthesia and post-operative patients.* You will complete an age-appropriate assessment on each assigned patient and create a specific plan of care upon patient arrival* You will obtain supplies, equipment, and medication needed for patient care* You will monitor the patient throughout the recovery phase* You will identify and correct airway obstructions, ensure uninterrupted oxygen therapy, and extubate patients* You will administer IV therapy* You will recognize and report variations in patient condition to the appropriate individuals (physician, anesthesiologist, clinical nurse coordinator)* You will monitor patients for adverse reactions prior to transport from Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)* You will make rounds to check equipment cleanliness and appropriate storage* You will monitor narcotic and medication controlJob Requirements
    Experience
    * 1 year of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN)* Previous acute care experience preferredEducation
    * Associate s degree in Nursing (ADN)* Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferredLicenses and Certifications
    * Current State of Texas Registered Nurse (RN) license or Compact Registered Nursing License. If Compact License, Texas license must be obtained within 90 days of hire* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification per St. David s Healthcare policy* Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) certification per St. David s Healthcare policy is an acute-care facility in central Texas with more than 300 patient beds. The hospital is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the area s only adult program and Level II trauma center. The facility s full range of includes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, women s services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers. St. David s South Austin Medical Center is part of St. David s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits St. David s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation. HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
    HCA Healthcare Co-FounderIf you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status Associated topics: ambulatory, bsn, cardiothoracic, ccu, intensive care, neonatal, nurse clinical, recovery, transitional, unit

Keywords: St. David's South Austin Medical Center, Cedar Park , PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Cedar Park, Texas

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