Registered Nurse / PACU / Full Time / Days
Position Summary: Within the PACU setting, this Registered Nurse is responsible for direct and indirect nursing care and performs general nursing duties as defined by the Nursing Practice Act. Works closely with radiologists and key personnel to provide diagnostic exams / procedures. Employs patient assessment skills to maintain observation of post – operative patient as they transition from anesthesia. Timely and effective communication of observations to physicians / director / imaging services leadership / charge nurse / co-workers.
Required Skill Set: Ability to perform general nursing duties - Demonstrated ability in placing vascular access devices - Knowledge of Interventional radiographic equipment - Demonstrate proficiency in IV Starts - Ability to identify changes to patient's condition - Ability to work effectively with computer based charting and other clinical software programs such as PACS; Ability to provide education / mentoring staff members; Adaptability to change, organizational skills - Ability to understand, recall, and memorize written and verbal instructions; Ability to function independently and possess critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Minimum Requirements: Arizona RN license in good standing - BLS/ACLS - PICC Certified - Basic computer skills - Ability to speak / write fluently in English - Timely and effective communication skills. - Ability to perform on-call assignment, variable work schedule that will include weekends and holidays . Ability to understand, memorize and recall written and verbal instructions
Required License / Certification: Arizona RN license in good standing - BLS / ACLS required PICC Certified Bachelor's Degree preferred - 3+ years experience preferred - PALS / NRP preferred
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