PACU Registered Nurse (RN)

US-TX-Dallas | US-TX-Plano | US-OK-Oklahoma City
2 weeks ago
ID
2014-1049
# of Openings
5
Minimum
USD $34.70/Hr.
Category
Healthcare Practitioners and Technicians
Maximum
USD $40.77/Hr.

Overview

Currently seeking a Post-Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Registered Nurse (RN) to fill a vacancy in Dallas-Fort Worth, TX. The ideal Candidate will be Registered Nurse (RN) with current licensure to practice in the applicable state, must have a strong attention to detail and preferably have 10 years of clinical experience.

Responsibilities

  • Assess the status of patients’ health in pre-op and ensure accuracy of identification wristband
  • Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure
  • Initiate IVs and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure and attending medical staff
  • Assess patient's’ condition after a surgery has been performed
  • Log all findings in patients’ files
  • Initiate patient education programs to ensure that both patients and families are educated on procedures and medications
  • Perform intervention duties in cases of postoperative emergencies

Qualifications

  • Registered Nurse with current licensure to practice in the applicable state.
  • 1 or more years of experience with strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications to include Word, Excel and Outlook required.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule and travel to markets requiring overnight stays.
  • Ability and willingness to travel (locally and non-locally) as determined by business need.
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred
  • Provider education (highly preferred)
  • 10 years of clinical experience highly preferred

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