HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - RN - PACU - FT Weekdays in Fort Worth, Texas

Medical City Fort Worth Registered Nurse (RN) BSN / / / We are currently offering a SIGN ON BONUS OF UP TO $5,000 for eligible candidates! / / / * About Medical City of Fort Worth *

Medical City of Ft. Worth is a 320 bed MAGNET facility located in the heart of Fort Worth. Medical City Healthcare serves as a tertiary referral center not only for Tarrant County, but also numerous counties within a 90 mile radius. * Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI

  • Accredited AMI Program

  • Accredited Comprehensive Stroke Center

  • Cardiovascular Center of Excellence

  • Magnet Re-designation December 2015

Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act, with emphasis on the post-anesthesia care patients/surgical services

· Use therapeutic communication in daily practice · Maintain a safe and therapeutic PACU environment · Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on the needs of individual PACU patients · Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process · Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make informed choices regarding health care · Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver · Participate in surgical services specific initiatives and process improvement · Promote a supportive PACU environment · Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants, vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse externs · Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, as assigned · Support the mission, vision and values of the organization · Provides immediate post-surgical care of patients ranging from infant to geriatrics (excluding critically ill infants and children) who have had general anesthesia, epidural/spinal anesthesia and IV sedation · Monitors all patients for airway and pain management · Proficient in interpretation of EKG changes, lab values and hemodynamic monitoring · Provides post anesthesia care to patients receiving high-risk intravenous therapies and blood components

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EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: · BSN required · Two years of acute care nursing experience · Minimum two years critical care experience—PACU pediatric and adult is required

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED : · Current RN license in State of Texas or compact license · Current American Heart Association BLS provider. · ACLS, PALS within 12 months

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse - RN - PACU - FT Weekdays

Location: Texas-Fort Worth-Med City Fort Worth

Requisition ID: 00073-101974