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Registered Nurse (RN) PACU PRN

Company: St. Lucie Medical Center
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Description SHIFT: PRNSCHEDULE: PRN/Per DiemRegistered Nurse, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)PRN -(0.001 -FTE), -(Position has "Call")St. Lucie Medical CenterPort St. Lucie, FL -Facility Description:St. Lucie Medical Center (SLMC) is a 229-bed acute care facility accredited by the Joint Commission. Since 1983, St. Lucie has continually provided quality care to the Treasure Coast community. We offer a full range of services including a birthing center, cardiac catheterization lab, cancer care, breast center, minimally-invasive and robotic surgery, general and vascular surgery. The Orthopedic and Spine Institute offers the latest in orthopedic equipment ensuring patients have access to high-quality care. St. Lucie is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, as designated by the Joint Commission, and an American College of Cardiology accredited Chest Pain Center. Additionally, the Emergency Room at the main hospital as well as the freestanding ER at Darwin Square are designed with consideration for special populations such as pediatric and geriatric patients.We are located in Port St. Lucie, a city which attracts a vibrant mix of people due to its low crime rate, diverse housing stock, abundant open space and optimistic vision of the people who live here. If you are interested in a dynamic career in a great location, we invite you to explore opportunities to join our team here at St Lucie Medical Center. - -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.Qualifications
    • 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 (American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
    • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred
    • RN PACU &/or Critical Care -experience 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.Notice Our Company's recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking -.For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.

Keywords: St. Lucie Medical Center, Port St. Lucie , Registered Nurse (RN) PACU PRN, Healthcare , Port Saint Lucie, Florida

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