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Registered Nurse / RN PACU

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Amarillo
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description OverviewRegistered Nurse RN, Recovery Room PACU, Part Time, Nights 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. ResponsibilitiesJob 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. QualificationsEducation/Licenses/Certifications:Current Texas RN licenseCPR certified from American Heart Association or American Red Cross requiredACLS and BLS certifiedPALS within 6-months of hire Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:Previous staff nursing experience required; Critical Care experience desiredAssess, plan, evaluates, documents total nursing processStrong critical care thinking skillsDuties include changing of dressings, turning a patient, breathing exercises and pain managementThorough knowledge of pain medication and able to use his/her judgment of a patient's painOrganized, able to prioritizeAble to identify, analyze and implement effective problem solving techniquesRequires initiative, flexibility and the ability to stay calm in emergencies and a professional attitudeSelf-motivated with exceptional follow-through skillsComputer skills necessary; EMR and Soarian documentationMulti-task constantly and tolerate multiple interruptionsPersonable, professional communication skills to communicate with patients, families, physicians and other healthcare membersCompassionate customer service skillsCommitted to patient and family satisfactionOn-Call requirements are based on staffing / 30-minute response time. - - - - - -
With 30 hospitals and hundreds of clinics, Ardent Health Services is a premier provider of health care services, delivered with compassion for patients and their families and with respect for employees, physicians and other health professionals. Nearly half of our facilities have been recognized among healthcare's best places to work. -
Our hospitals and health systems include; Hillcrest Health System in Oklahoma, UT Health East Texas, BSA Health System, and Seton Medical Center Harker Heights in Texas, Lovelace Health System in New Mexico, University of Kansas Health System St. Francis Campus in Kansas, Portneuf Medical Center in Idaho, as well as Hackensack Meridian Health at Pascack Valley, and Hackensack Meridian Health Mountainside hospitals in New Jersey.
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Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Amarillo , Registered Nurse / RN PACU, Healthcare , Amarillo, Texas

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