RN - Pre-Op/Pacu - PRN (Nctr-005)

United Surgical Partners International Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 weeks ago

Registered Nurse

  • Pre Op/PACU

  • North Central Surgical Center

  • PRN

We are looking for a top-performer with solid knowledge of Pre- operative and PACU/ Recovery Nursing .This is a fast paced environment that is driven to reach the highest quality and satisfaction outcomes in Texas.

North Central is a highly successful, Baylor affiliate hospital located in Dallas. We partner with the very best team members and medical staff in the area. We are a surgical focused hospital that performs over 10,000 procedures per year. We are looking for a top-performer with solid knowledge of Pre-operative and PACU/ Recovery Patient Care Technician . This is a fast paced environment that is driven to reach the highest quality and satisfaction outcomes in Texas.

FACTS ABOUT NORTH CENTRAL: Opened in 2005 10 Operating Rooms Medical/Surgical Patient Rooms

  • 23 Located at Walnut Hill & 75 in the prestigious NorthPark area Specialties include: Orthopedics, Spine, General Surgery, Pain Management, Urology, GI/Endoscopy, Plastic, Podiatry and Bariatric surgeries Managed by United Surgical Partners International Joint Commission Accredited

Assist patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse in charge of the team and/or unit.


Our competitive salary and benefits package includes medical and dental insurance, 401(k), paid time off and life insurance.

Required Skills


  • Current Texas Nursing License

  • Current CPR, ACLS, and PALS

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing

  • Minimum 2 year experience in a hospital setting

  • Ability to recognize, evaluate, solve problems and correct errors.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, hospital staff, physicians, vendors and the public.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrates accountability, professionalism, openness, receptive to change, creativity and innovative.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to adapt to change quickly, strong knowledge base relative to surgery procedures and management of the surgical patient

  • Understands principles of aseptic technique and their implementation

  • Ability to care for patients from infancy to geriatrics

  • Excellent teaching skills

  • Basic knowledge of Performance Improvement ideology








Lifting > 50 lbs.


Lifting > 20 lbs.


Pushing > 50 lbs.


Pulling > 50 lbs.


Stooping, Kneeling








Some = 1 - 4 times/day or 10% Freq. = 20 - 40 times/day or 33%

Very Freq. = 100 times/day or 56%


(X) INSIDE [Specify major Hazards:

working conditions] (X) Exposure to toxic/chemical/detergents

( ) OUTSIDE [Specify major ( ) Exposure to extreme conditions: hot/cold

working conditions] ( ) Exposure to dust/fumes/helicopter drafts

(X) Exposure to moving mechanical parts

Physical Requirements:
(X) Exposure to potential electrical shock

(X) Exposure to X-ray/electromagnetic energy

(X) Manual Dexterity (eye-hand coordination) (X) Exposure to high pitched noises

(X) Perform shift work (X) Exposure to communicable diseases

(X) Maneuver weight of patients (X) Exposure to pathogen exposure

(X) Hear alarm/phone/tape recorder/equipment (X) Exposure to risk exposure

(X) Walk 6 hours per day (X) Use of latex gloves

(X) Reach above shoulder

(X) Repetitive arm/hand movements Mental/Emotional


(X) Finger dexterity (X) Manage stress appropriately

(X) On Call Work (X) Handle multiple priorities

(X) Color vision ( ) Works alone

(X) Acuity

  • Near (X) Manage anger/fear/hostility/violence

(X) Acuity

  • Far ( ) Work in areas that are confined and/or

(X) Depth perception crowded

Work Positions (% of time spent):

Sitting: 5% Standing: 30% Walking: _65%

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