Staff Nurse-Pacu

St Lukes Hospital Duluth , MN 55805

Posted 2 months ago

* Graduate of an accredited school of nursing* BLS certification required prior to starting employment* MN RN licensure prior to starting employment * One (1) year relevant experience is required*
  • JOB SUMMARY* The Staff Nurse applies and demonstrates knowledge of the delivery of professional nursing care, including all aspects of practice, as defined by the MN Board of Nursing and reinforced in St. Lukes policies. Plans, delegates to, and organizes nursing personnel. Manages and coordinates information between patient, family and healthcare team members; provides for education of patients families and staff and evaluates outcomes. Integrates clinical knowledge and technical skills required for the practice of perianesthesia nursing as delineated in the PACU nurse orientation checklist. Able to adapt and respond appropriately to emergent situations. *
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS* Education:
    Graduate of accredited school of nursing. * Experience: Minimum of one (1) year of recent acute care nursing experience. Successful completion of EKG course and assigned critical care modules within one (1) year of employment. * Licensure/Certification/Registration: Current license in Minnesota to practice as Registered Nurse. ACLS, PALS certification within one (1) year of employment and continuously maintained thereafter. TNCC certification must be obtained one time (need not be continuously maintained) within one (1) year of employment. BLS Certification with a designation of either BLS Provider or Healthcare Provider from either the American Heart Association or American Red Cross, or Military Training Network. * PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS* Education: N/A* Experience: Recent perianesthesia or critical care nursing experience preferred. * Licensure/Certification/Registration: N/A* KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES* Knowledge of current principles and techniques of nursing practice; knowledge of the practical application of the nursing process and physical assessment. Ability to function as a team leader, primary nurse and role model; to accept individual responsibility and accountability for decisions and outcome; to communicate effectively with patients, families, personnel and Physicians and establish professional working relationships with the same; to recognize the legal limits of nursing practice; to maintain professional competency through continuing education and independent study. Ability to support St. Lukes goals and objectives. * READING - Advanced: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquires or complaints. * WRITING - Intermediate: Ability to write routine reports, correspondence, or procedures. * SPEAKING - Intermediate: Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one, small group situations or before groups of customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. * MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Intermediate

    Skills:
    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw or interpret bar graphs to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. * REASONING ABILITY - Intermediate

    Skills:
    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. * AGE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES - Skilled at assessment and knowledgeable of growth and development. Provides appropriate care respective to the ages of the patients served per clinical environment. * PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENT* PHYSICAL DEMANDS* Prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking; lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients; considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling and crouching. Ability to see, hear, stand, bend, kneel, walk and lift up to fifty (50) pounds. * Stand- Continuously Over 2/3 (5.5 - 8 hours)* Walk- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)* Sit- Frequently1/3 to 2/3(2.5 - 5.5 hours)* Use hands to finger, handle, or feel- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)* Reach with hands and arms- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)* Stoop, Squat, Kneel, or Crouch- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)* Bending-repetitive forward- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)* Talk or hear- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)* LIFTING REQUIREMENTS* Up to 10 pounds- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)* Up to 25 pounds- ContinuouslyOver 2/3(5.5 - 8 hours)* Up to 35 pounds- Frequently 1/3 to 2/3 (2.5 - 5.5 hours)* Up to 50 pounds- Occasionally Under 1/3 (1-2.5 hours)* WORK ENVIRONMENT* Typical Noise Level- Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)* WORKING CONDITIONS* Regularly exposed to the risk of blood borne diseases; contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances; exposed to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness); subject to varying and unpredictable situations; handles emergency or crisis situations; may perform emergency care; occasionally subjected to irregular hours; occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries. Occasional Exposure to Laser Vision / Vision Screening.External Applicants
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