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PACU RN, FT Days

Company: BAPTIST CAMPUS
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Overview At BSA Health System, we focus all we do around our Mission: to provide quality healthcare in Christian love, service and dignity. We are driven by our Purpose of caring for people: our patients, their families and one another, and you feel this the moment you walk in the door. A career at BSA gives you opportunities to grow and learn alongside a supportive team, work with the latest technology and access incentives and assistance to take your career where you want to go. We do this by investing in our team members through continuing education opportunities and clinical tools. In the Amarillo area, BSA is the healthcare provider preferred nearly three to one over the nearest competitor, and residents are two times more likely to choose BSA for quality of nurses and doctors, overall medical care and the latest technology and equipment. Responsibilities Job Summary: The Registered Nurse is accountable for the health status and health needs of their patients based upon interpretation of health data and preventative health practices in collaboration with the patients and the interdisciplinary healthcare team members. The PACU nurse is responsible for assessing the patient---s vital signs, pain, the site of incision, temperature, respiration and phase 1 recovery of the post-anesthesia acute care pediatric and adult patients. Qualifications Education/Licenses/Certifications: Current Texas RN license CPR certified from American Heart Association or American Red Cross required ACLS and BLS certified PALS within 6-months of hire Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Previous staff nursing experience required; Critical Care experience desired Assess, plan, evaluates, documents total nursing process Strong critical care thinking skills Duties include changing of dressings, turning a patient, breathing exercises and pain management Thorough knowledge of pain medication and able to use his/her judgment of a patient---s pain Organized, able to prioritize Able to identify, analyze and implement effective problem solving techniques Requires initiative, flexibility and the ability to stay calm in emergencies and a professional attitude Self-motivated with exceptional follow-through skills Computer skills necessary; EMR and Soarian documentation Multi-task constantly and tolerate multiple interruptions Personable, professional communication skills to communicate with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare members Compassionate customer service skills Committed to patient and family satisfaction On-Call requirements are based on staffing / 30-minute response time.

Keywords: BAPTIST CAMPUS, Amarillo , PACU RN, FT Days, Healthcare , Amarillo, Texas

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