Georgia Employer REGISTERED NURSE (RN) - PACU ON CALL TEAM - FT (M- in Cartersville, Georgia
Job Code: 08625-6464 Full-time No Weekends Must smile and make eye contact. The PACU RN delivers perioperative care to the surgical patient, across the lifespan, using the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation, and evaluation. This care follows ambulatory surgical procedures and more invasive, extensive surgeries requiring inpatient hospitalization. The PACU RN is responsible for the management of the postoperative patient during the altered states of consciousness. Care includes airway management, physiological monitoring, management of fluid lines, tubes, drains, catheters,and pain management. Provides perioperative instructional teaching to patient/family that promotes rehabilitation based on age/development and situational specific needs. Daily use of analytical and decision-making skills. Maintains cost-effectiveness. Responsible for meeting the established policies/standards of practice for this facility and ASPAN guidelines. Participate in Performance Improvement Activities to assure continuous Quality Improvement. Maintains cultural and diversity awareness when dealing with patients, visitors, and co-workers. Promotes a supportive, team-work oriented environment. Fulfills departmental responsibilities with the long-range plan, mission, vision and values of CMC. Promotes and maintains patient safety standards. Previous nursing experience with Med Surg or ICU experience preferred. Current state of Georgia RN license. Basic Healthcare Provider (BLS) Certification required within 90 days of hire or promotion. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required within 90 days of hire or promotion. Must be within 30 minutes of the facility when on call. Last Edited: 05/15/2017Employer's Job# 08625-6464Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.