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PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse

Company: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Location: Pflugerville
Posted on: July 5, 2024

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.BenefitsSt. David's South Austin Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.Our 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 is 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 controlWhat qualifications you will need:
      • 1 year of clinical nursing experience as a PACU Registered Nurse (RN) in the hospital setting
      • Associate's degree in Nursing (ADN)
      • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) - preferred
      • 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, which is part of St. David's HealthCare. We are a 368-bed acute care facility offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties. Our services include a nationally accredited oncology program with the area's only adult Transplant and Cellular Therapy Program; advanced trauma care with a Level II trauma center; comprehensive cardiac, stroke and orthopedic programs; full-service maternity and newborn care; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop. St. David's South Austin Medical Center is affiliated with the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. We offer advanced robotic services for orthopedics, open heart and lung surgery, complex GI surgery, surgical oncology, general surgery, colorectal surgery, and urology. It was one of the first hospitals in Central Texas to combine the use of CT imaging and robotics to detect early stage lung cancer. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. 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-Founder If 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

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

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