HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse – PACU PRN in Lake City, Florida

/ Lake City Medical Center (LCMC) has been providing quality healthcare to Lake City and the surrounding communities for almost 60 years. We are a 67-bed comprehensive facility offering medical and surgical programs including 24-hour / / emergency care / / , / / heart care / / , / / orthopedics / / , / / cancer care / / , / / imaging / / and / / rehabilitation / / services. LCMC is the area's ONLY Accredited Chest Pain Hospital and the only facility to offer interventional cardiology. We are accredited by The Joint Commission and have been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for four consecutive years. /

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.

  • Current licensure as an RN.

  • Current certification as a BLS Healthcare Provider and ACLS.

  • Must have prior hospital recovery experience.

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.

  • 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.

    To learn more about the facility, please visit our website at http://lakecitymedical.com/

    An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D.
    Tobacco Free Campus.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse – PACU PRN

Location: Florida-Lake City-Lake City Medical Center

Requisition ID: 06210-2342