Weekend PACU RN

Location: San Antonio, TX
Date Posted: 01-09-2019
CareNational
Hospital PACU RN - Weekend Shifts
San Antonio, TX 
Job Type: Full Time (3 x 12 hour shifts)
 
*** This is a Full-Time CONTRACT position expected to last 3 months, or longer! ***
** 12 week contract offers 3 x 12 hour schedule from 9am-9pm Sat/Mon/Tue! **
* Health care benefits available from the first day of the contract! *
 
 
PACU RN Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • This RN position is responsible for coordinating, overseeing and providing direct care to patients on the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU).
  • Provides professional nursing care for the comfort and well-being of patients.
  • Prepares equipment and assists physician during examinations and treatments.
  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, and monitors patient vital signs.
  • Observes and maintains records on patient care, condition, reaction, and progress.
  • This position manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
  • The RN is responsible for acting as the patient advocate and for providing direct patient care.
  • The Registered Nurse is also responsible for coordinating care for patients post anesthesia requiring intensive monitoring during the recovery period.
  • This position requires advanced nursing skill and abilities to assess and anticipate changes in patient condition.
  • This position requires a high level of critical thinking abilities.
PACU RN Background: 
  • Active, current, and unrestricted licensed as a Registered Nurse (R.N.) in the State of Texas.
  • Minimum of 2 year clinical experience in acute care nursing required, preferably in a post-anesthesia care unit (PACU).
  • Previous travel nursing experience required.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and professionally with patients, families, and medical staff both verbally and written.
  • BLS/CPR certification.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 
 
 
AMANDA SOWARDS
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CareNational 
amanda@carenational.com
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