HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN/Registered Nurse - PACU in Fredericksburg, Virginia

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*

1 Maintains accurate and legible documentation to ensure accountability for assessments and patient plan of care.

*2 Performs clinical management of patient care according to PACU standards and policy/procedure for all surgical procedures on all levels of care.

*3 Utilizes equipment/performs special procedures relevant to PACU.

*4 Demonstrates knowledge and competency in hemodynamic management of patient care.

*5 Administers medications following the five Rights of Medication Administration.

*6 Demonstrates competency in providing discharge planning and patient education involving patient/significant other/family.

*7 Acquires/maintains current knowledge related PACU nursing.

*8 Demonstrates knowledge and competency in airway management of patient care.

*9 Assumes call/boarding duty as directed by Surgical Services.

10 Promotes cost containment while delivering quality patient care within surgical services department.

EXPERIENCE Required - Two years Medical /Surgical Nursing or one year Medical/Surgical Nursing and one year Critical Care Nursing, may include ED. Preferred - One to two years PACU experience.

EDUCATION Required - Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing. Preferred – BSN

*LICENSURE * Required - Current licensure as an RN in the state of Virginia. Required - Current certification as an American Heart Association BLS Healthcare Provider, PALS, and ACLS.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: RN/Registered Nurse - PACU

Location: Virginia-Fredericksburg-Spotsylvania Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 25325-15434