HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse - RN - PACU - Seasonal - PRN in Fort Worth, Texas

Medical City Fort Worth * RN / Registered Nurse * * Seasonal Position: PACU * * Seasonal Program Runs: 16 September 2018 – 11 May 2019 * * Rate of Pay: $55/hour * * Completion Bonus: *

* * Paid after the successful completion of 16 weeks of employment *

* * While meeting all shift requirements during that time period * * Work Schedule: *

* * PRN (must be flexible) *

* * All Seasonal RNs are required to work a minimum of 72 hours per pay period during the seasonal period *

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

  • OUR FACILITY *

    • 320-bedMAGNETfacility

    • Established in 1974, Medical City Fort Worth is part o f Medical City Healthcare , one of the region’s largest, most comprehensive health care providers.

    • Offering comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, kidney transplant surgery, and emergency care…Accredited byThe Joint Commission

    • / Our greatest honor doesn’t come just from awards. It comes from helping people live happier, healthier lives through cutting-edge diagnostic treatment and exceptional patient care. /

  • HONORS and AWARDS *

    • The Joint Commission® Gold Seal of Approval™

    • The Joint Commission® Disease Specific Certifications: Heart Failure & Spine Surgery

    • 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery and Heart Care

    • Comprehensive Stroke Center

    • Adult Kidney Organ Transplant Certification

    • Magnet Recognition Program® for Nursing Excellence

    • Gold Plus Get With the Guidelines - Stroke

    • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®

    • The American College of Surgeon’s Commission on Cancer

    • LifeGift Silver & Medal of Honor Award Winner

    • Chest Pain Center Cycle IV, with PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) Certified

    • Accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)

    • Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award

    • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certification

    • Ranked among top hospitals in Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report

    • Blue Distinction Center® for Bariatric Surgery – Gastric Banding/Stapling

    • Blue Distinction Center® for Knee and Hip Replacement

    • Blue Distinction Center® for Cardiac Care

    • Blue Distinction Center® for Spine Surgery

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

Location: Texas-Fort Worth-Med City Fort Worth

Requisition ID: 00073-105459