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PACU RN Critical NN

Company: NCH Healthcare
Location: Danville
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

About NCH NCH is seeking a PACU RN Critical NN who will independently plan, implement, and evaluate nursing care in patient care situations using standards of care and policy and procedure. Our healthcare system is comprised of two hospitals, an alliance of 700+ physicians, and medical facilities in dozens of locations throughout Southwest Florida that offer nationally recognized, quality health care. Join our mission to help everyone live a longer, happier, healthier life. We are committed to care and believe there's always more at NCH - for you and every person we serve together. Job Summary The PACU Registered Nurse independently plans, implements, and evaluates nursing care in patient care situations using standards of care and policy and procedure. Provides direct nursing care in patient care situations using standards of care and policy and procedure. Provide direct nursing care to patients. Assumes teaching and leadership responsibilities. Participates in unit committee and quality improvement activities. Need minimal supervision. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Able to locate and document medical and nursing patient care information in the electronic or paper medical record.
  • Performs thorough admission assessments and provides appropriate interventions.
  • Delivers patient care and treatment using problem-solving skills and critical thinking skills.
  • Initiates and coordinates patient/family teaching using individualized effective teaching methods.
  • Evaluates outcomes of care to determine if patient needs were met.
  • Computerized documentation and paper forms completed fully; no blanks left and are legible.
  • Provides feedback regarding problems and complaints and offers constructive suggestions.
  • Follows hospital standards related to Kronos system.
  • Accepts responsibility for own learning needs. Attends courses and in-services offered.
  • Maintains communication with patient family/significant other as patient progresses through continuum of care.
  • Identifies standards of care common to patient population, i.e. age specifics and barriers to learning.
  • Willingly assists as needed in all peri-anesthesia settings including the preoperative area, PACU, and the Endoscopy PACU.
  • Maintains the principles of confidentiality and HIPPA. Understands the legal/regulatory requirements related to the release of information. Qualifications:
    • Licensed as a Registered Nurse (RN) or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the State of Florida.
    • Experience as required in posting for dept.
    • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association.
    • Intermediate computer knowledge: Uses Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Windows.
    • PACU: 1-2 years critical care RN experience required. ALS certification required from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required from the American Red Cross or American Heart Association for North Naples Campus and must be acquired within first 90 days.

Keywords: NCH Healthcare, Danville , PACU RN Critical NN, Healthcare , Danville, California

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