Plano, TX
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Job Description

SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)  6P – 6:30A  OR 10P – 6:30A  Flexible with 8,10 or 12hr shifts  – Call Rotation

This is a full-service, Magnet designated 600+-bed acute care hospital with more than 2,070 employees.  Our services include a level 1 trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive, orthopedics, heart and vascular care, and complete women’s and children’s services including a high-risk antepartum unit and a Level 3 NICU.

 Job Responsibilities

The PACU RN  In collaboration with other members of the perioperative team, the Recovery Room RN develops, coordinates, and implements a plan of care based on patient assessment, knowledge of surgical procedures, anesthesia plan, physician orders, application of relevant policies/procedures and AORN/ASPAN guidelines.

  • Perform a comprehensive nursing assessment of the post-op patient and closely monitor vital signs and levels of consciousness as the patient recovers from the effects of anesthesia
  • Proactively observe and act accordingly to treat pain, nausea, and other patient post-op symptoms and any side effects of anesthesia
  • Administer medications as ordered by the physician and assess the surgical site for bleeding / change bandages.
  • Incorporate teaching into all aspects of nursing practice

Using advanced technology and leading-edge techniques, we perform procedures in a wide range of surgical specialties, including Brain, Burn, Cardiovascular, General, Gynecological, Neurology, Ortho, Plastics, Robotics, Spine, Trauma, and Urology.  As a Level 1 Trauma Center, our Surgery Department has 26 operating rooms and is staffed 24/7.    The Recovery Room PACU RN develops, coordinates, and implements a plan of care based on patient assessment, knowledge of surgical procedures, anesthesia plan, physician orders, application of relevant policies/procedures and AORN/ASPAN guidelines

 Education

 BSN required 

  • Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted
  • Current BLS/ACLS/PALS issued by the American Heart Association required

Experience

Minimum of 1 year experience as a RN in a high acuity PACU or 1 years ICU/Critical Care experience in an ACUTE CARE SETTING.

Additional Information

  • 1000 Cases monthly
  • 25 bed unit
  • MUST live with 25-30 mins of facility for call 
  • Cases – Ortho, Neuro, Spine, Robotics, General, Robotics, CVOR, Burn, Endovascular, Gyn, Plastics (No Transplant)
  • MUST be willing to care for COVID patients

 

 

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