Staff RN - PACU - PMC - PRN in Kansas City, KS at Providence Medical Center

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

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Job Description


2 shifts per week with call rotation required. 


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 thepatient with the surgeon and anesthesiologist, directs and guides other personnel while maintaining standards of care in the PACU. He/Shecommunicates with the physician about changes in the patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnosticstudies and abnormal results and symptomatology. Works with other departments and co-workers to provide quality patient care across thecontinuum, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization. Responsible for adherence to regulations, standards and hospitalor unit policies and procedures. Responsible for participation in Performance Improvement activities, unit meetings and in-services. Acts as aresource for other personnel as appropriate.


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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