HCA, Hospital Corporation of America RN Registered Nurse (PACU) Post Anesthesia Care Unit in Richmond, Virginia

*Parham Doctors’ Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, is a 200-bed acute care facility located in Richmond, VA. We are a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune’s 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

The Joint Commission has awarded us with the Gold Seal of Approval for Joint Replacement and Spinal Fusion. We are a Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center and an Accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We are a MBSAQIP-Accredited site for Bariatric Surgery and have a Total Joint Center of Excellence program and a Spine Center of Excellence program. *


Parham Doctors' Hospital also provides a full range of surgical procedures in other specialties including podiatry, fracture repair, general surgery (including appendectomy, hernia repair, biopsies, and gallbladder surgeries), transurethral slings, and plastic surgery.

Additional information about our Operating Room:* • 7 main ORS and 4 outpatient ORs located at on-site surgery center. • Teamwork environment where you will be responsible for helping everyone in department (i.e. Scrub Cases). • On average, 18-19 cases performed per day (approximately 95 cases per week). • A supportive culture focused on fostering educational opportunities and specialty certification. • Leaders on this unit have a passion for supporting Surgical Technologists in reaching their professional goals, excellent practice, and collegial relationships.

SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*

1 Maintains accurate 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 to 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. Preferred - One to two years PACU experience.

EDUCATION Required - Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing with a current license as a Registered Professional Nurse in the State of Virginia. Current certification BLS, PALS, & ACLS. Preferred – Bachelors of Science in Nursing

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: RN Registered Nurse (PACU) Post Anesthesia Care Unit

Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Parham

Requisition ID: 00448-42774