Registered Nurse - Pre-Op/PACU - PreOp / PACU - Post Anesthesia Care
Company: Surgery Partners
Posted on: September 15, 2023
Registered Nurse - Pre-Op/PACUJob Summary:
Directs and/or provides professional perianesthesia nursing care
for an assigned group of patients across the age continuum under
the direction of the CNO. Utilizes the nursing process of
assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to direct or
provide nursing care in the Pre-Post operative setting. May serve
as Charge nurse by providing supervision and guidance to other
members of the PACU or pre-operative staff as directed by the CNO.
Demonstrates abilities and willingness to float to other patient
care areas as needed. Takes call for weekdays, weekends, and
holidays as assigned on a rotating basis.
May be expected to lift up to 50 pounds or up to 150 pounds with
assistance. May be expected to push or pull 500 pounds with
assistance. Work is of medium demand; walking or standing most of
the time while on duty. Visual and auditory acuity and manual
dexterity essential to performing designated duties required.
Optimal auditory acuity required. Manual dexterity involving the
handling of equipment and instruments or needles is essential to
performing assigned duties. Physical conditions are clean, neat and
well-lit. May be subjected to unpleasant sights and odors,
stressful situations and hazardous or infectious agents where
judgment as to precautions needed to be taken is essential. Climate
control and ambient temperature variances may be experienced and
required by patient care and needs of the surgical team. Exposure
to limited amounts of radiation, hazardous chemicals or substances
and infectious disease processes are a possibility. Hours of duty
may be irregular or unexpectedly extended due to the requirements
of the daily surgical schedule.
OSHA Exposure Classification:
Job Classification I. Direct contact with blood or other body
fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective
equipment is made available and must be worn.
Qualifications, Knowledge & Ability:
* Demonstrates eligibility for employment in the U.S.
* Current RN licensure in the State of Texas
* Must have BLS and renew every 2 years prior to expiration.
* ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of employment or sooner if
covering call or conscious sedation and renew both every 2 years
prior to expiration.
* Ability to relate and work effectively with others
* Demonstrated skills in verbal and written English communications
for safe and effective patient care and to meet documentation
* Willingness to participate in goal-setting and educational
activities for own professional advancement.
* Previous PACU, ambulatory care, critical care or general nursing
experience is preferred.
* Is aware of professional nursing standards and performs in
accordance with them.
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