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PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse

Company: St. David's Georgetown Hospital
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: August 3, 2022

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Job Description Description Introduction Do you have the career opportunities as a PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you --- at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David's Georgetown Hospital which is a part of the nation---s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. Benefits We are committed to providing benefits that matter to nurses. At St. David's Georgetown Hospital, our benefits package offers eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending Paid Time Off ( PTO ) and Personal Leave 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service) Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc. Home , Auto , and Pet Insurance Employee Stock Purchase Program ( ESPP ) Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage Adoption Assistance Legal Benefits and lots more Learn more about Employee Benefits Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at St. David's Georgetown Hospital Job Summary and Qualifications As 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 control Job Requirements Experience 1 year of clinical nursing experience as a Registered Nurse (RN) Previous acute care experience --- preferred Education Associate---s degree in Nursing (ADN) Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) --- preferred Licenses and Certifications 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 St. David---s\nGeorgetown Hospital is a comprehensive healthcare facility located north of Austin,\nTexas. This medical center features more than 100 patient beds and is known for its\n Level IV trauma center , Certified Primary Stroke Center, and Certified Chest Pain\nCenter. The hospital---s range of services include 24-hour emergency care ,\ninpatient and outpatient surgery, maternity and newborn care, rehabilitation, and\nmore. \n St. David---s Georgetown Hospital is part of St. David---s HealthCare, which is one of the\nlargest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David---s\nHealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local nonprofits --- St. David---s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation. \n 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\ndelivery 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 this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing 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 Georgetown Hospital, Georgetown , PACU Recovery Room Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Georgetown, Texas

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