RN-Recovery/PACU - Days

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Healthcare - Nursing



Job Description - RN-Recovery/PACU - Days (7462-5155)

Job Description

RN-Recovery/PACU - Days-7462-5155

Description

Job Summary:

To render professional nursing care to a group of assigned patients within the hospital. Collaborates with the medical staff and other members of the health care team to provide quality patient care. Performs all activities in accordance with approved policies and guides. Supervises and delegates appropriate duties to ancillary personnel.

Reports to: Director, Surgical Services

Essential Functions:

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.

Documents patient care given. Monitors, records, and communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family. Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation. Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs. Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. 

Qualifications

Minimum Education
Associate’s Degree in Nursing required
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing preferred

Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Required Skills
Certifications:
Basic Life Support (BLS) required
ACLS within 3 months of hire Required Skills
Licenses: Current RN license to practice in NC (NC licensure or multi-state (compact) license). Minimum Work Experience
1-3 years preferred and recent acute care experience or recovery experience within past 3 years preferred 

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