Registered Nurse (Rn) Recovery Room

HCA Fort Pierce , FL 34945

Posted 3 weeks ago

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Registered Nurse, PACU, FT (0.9 FTE), Days - 12 hr. Shifts

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center

Fort Pierce, FL

Facility Description:

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospital offering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast and offers diagnostic, interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include a 24/7 emergency department, pediatric emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services. Lawnwood provides the area's only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Level II Trauma Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and Comprehensive Stroke Center.

Lawnwood is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated as Certified Primary Stroke Center. Lawnwood's Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for the Treatment of Heart Attack by Healthgrades. At Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute, patients come first no matter what!

Lawnwood Regional Medical Center is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. Historically, HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!

Benefits:

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, student loan repayment, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.

Position Description:

The PACU RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient in the immediate post-operative or post-procedural period.

  • Provides comfort and support for post-operative patients.

  • Evaluates responses to treatments and interventions.

  • Carries out physician orders.

  • Anticipates case specific needs based on knowledge of procedure and pathophysiology regarding patient and procedure.

  • Manages patient's pain.

  • Administers prescribed medications and monitors vital signs.

  • Maintains aseptic technique and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique.

  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

  • FL RN Licensure, or

  • Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions)

  • Current BLS, ACLS & PALS certifications as a Healthcare Provider (American Heart Association)

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred.

  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.

  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.

  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

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