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Registered Nurse - RN - PACU - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care

Company: Texas Health Mansfield
Location: Mansfield
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - RN - PACUDescription

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

* Benefits from Day One
* Paid Days Off from Day One

Our promise to you:

Joining Texas Health Hospital Mansfield - AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It's about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. Texas Health Hospital Mansfield - AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Texas Health Hospital Mansfield- operates as a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Day Shift

Location: 2300 Lone Star Road; Mansfield, TX 76063

The community you'll be caring for:

* Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
* Award winning facility and departments including "Great Place to Work" by Becker's Hospital Review and Gallup.
* Work with the latest technology and top experts including "Daisy Award" recipients while on our journey to Magnet status and Pathways designated.
* Designated Emergency Center of Excellence recognizing our facility as a high-performing emergency department
* Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.

The role you'll contribute:

The PACU Staff RN provides professional nursing care for the post-operative patient during Recovery Room stay and during transfer of the patient to the appropriate unit.

The value you'll bring to the team:

Provides for the delivery of patient care through total patient assessment and identification of pertinent problems and needs during the recovery phase while conforming to hospital and departmental policies.

Assesses the patient status upon arrival to the PACU by performing an initial assessment and ongoing assessments. These include but are not limited to: respiratory status, O2 saturation, vital signs, dressings, output from foley and drains, and analysis of heart rhythms.

Recognizes and identifies life threatening situations responding with immediate action according to PACU protocol.

Recognizes significant changes in patient's condition, reporting to anesthesia/head nurse/charge nurse or surgeon if necessary, and documenting all appropriate actions.

Demonstrates the skill and judgment necessary for implementing the plan of care to provide quality care in assisting the patient to return to the outpatient area or surgical floor unit.

Communicates effectively and frequently with team members to share information and solve problems with positive results.

Performs all other duties as assigned.


Qualifications - External

The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

One to two years nursing experience with surgical patients.

Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas, or in a qualifying compact state.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Category: Nursing

Organization: Texas Health Mansfield

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: Texas Health Hosp Mansfield

Req ID: 23002483

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Keywords: Texas Health Mansfield, Mansfield , Registered Nurse - RN - PACU - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care, Healthcare , Mansfield, Texas

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