Staff RN - Recovery - Per Diem in Philadelphia, PA at Roxborough Memorial Hospital

Date Posted: 9/7/2019

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Job Description



Overview

Founded in 1890, Roxborough Memorial Hospital has a long tradition of providing high quality and compassionate care. As a 141-bed acute care hospital, Roxborough Memorial serves the medical and health care needs of the Roxborough, Manayunk, East Falls and northwest Philadelphia communities. A recipient of the prestigious Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award for four years in a row (2016-2018), Roxborough Memorial serves the community with emergency services, offers a convenient express care for urgent care needs and has been recognized for its cardiology services as a five-star recipient for treatment of heart attack and heart failure by Healthgrades. Roxborough Memorial Hospital strives to improve the overall health of those in the communities we serve by making Roxborough Memorial Hospital an excellent place to work and to receive care.

Responsibilities

The PACU RN is accountable directly to the OR Charge Nurse and the Director of Surgical Services, and indirectly to the House Supervisor. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation for all patients within the PACU scope of services. The Registered Nurse also coordinates the post-operative care of the patient with the surgeon and anesthesiologist, directs and guides other personnel while maintaining standards of care in the PACU. He/She communicates with the physician about changes in the patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and abnormal results and symptomatology. Works with other departments and co-workers to provide quality patient care across the continuum, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization. Responsible for adherence to regulations, standards and hospital or unit policies and procedures. Responsible for participation in Performance Improvement activities, unit meetings and in-services. Acts as a resource for other personnel as appropriate.

Qualifications

Education and Work Experience

  • Current and valid state RN License.

  • Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current.

  • ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current.

  • PALS (AHA) certificate preferred.

  • Previous Critical Care or PACU experience or minimum of one year on the job training.

  • Critical Care RN (CCRN) preferred.

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

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