Registered Nurse RN PACU
At Sharon Regional Medical Center, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion, and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
If you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.
The Registered Nurse utilizes all aspects of the Nursing Process in the perioperative setting with an emphasis in the recovery phase. Policies/procedures as well as the AORN and ASPN standards govern their practices. The nurses care for all patients requiring recovery from different types of anesthesia and assist with the line placement in the preoperative phase, while keeping patient satisfaction in mind. Other duties may be assigned as needed.
- Application of all aspects of nursing process.
- Performs post-operative patient assessment
- Maintains patient safety.
- Maintains infection control.
- Proficient at peripheral IV insertions.
- Assesses physiological/psychological status of patient (age specific).
- • Demonstrates ability to recognize verbal/nonverbal needs of PACU patient and treat accordingly.
- • Demonstrates ability to interpret patient response on emergence from anesthesia.
- • Maintains patient comfort.
- Always promote patient safety.
- Assists anesthesia with procedures (i.e., line placement).
- Administer IV sedation if requested.
- Monitor patients according to IV moderate sedation policy
- Assists the anesthesia provider with insertion of an invasive line prior to surgery and post-op when necessary.
- Maintains department flow.
- Maintains patient and employee safety
- Effectively communicate with other nursing and multidisciplinary departments.
- Allows for parents to visit pediatric patients
- Recognize clinical abnormalities, communicate with the anesthesiologist and surgeon
- Maintains working knowledge of hemodynamic monitoring.
- Administers medications and IV solutions according to hospital policy.
- Implements post-surgical treatment plan and provides detailed report/communication to receiving nurse for patient transfer/admission
- The above statements reflect the general duties and are not to be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments.
- PA – RN License
- Graduate of accredited School of Nursing - BSN Preferred
- 2 years Critical Care or PACU experience
- CPR/BLS by AHA within 90 days of hire
- ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire
- Clearances as required by Federal and State law
- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Vacation and Paid Sick time
About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 33 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.
Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician-owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.