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RN PACU PRN

Snellville, GA, United States

Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

 

Eastside Medical Center – Snellville, GA
 
Registered Nurse (RN) – PACU/Recovery
 
Eastside is a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.  Eastside Medical Center has been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, women’s services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health.
  
Eastside Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) – PACU/Recovery.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Performs duties in accordance with unit specific standards of care and evidence by documentation, observation and competencies.
  • Assessment of postoperative care completed upon entry of patient to the PACU.
  • Nursing Plan of Care is developed to meet individual patient needs according to nursing standards of care/practice.
  • Plan is updated with any change in patient condition.
  • Formulates and takes nursing actions to implement plan of care: records actions and patient response in Meditech.
  • Patient/Family involvement is indicated on plan of care if appropriate.
  • Patient teaching is planned and implemented.
  • Delivers care with respect to the individuals spiritual and cultural needs.
  • Changes in patient’s physiological and behavioral status are recognized, documented as they occur.
  • Adverse response to care or treatment is recognized, documented and reported to the physician.
  • Hand Off Communication occurs at shift change, between departments, upon transfer and discharge.
  • Provides patient education and documentation of understanding regarding tests, procedures, equipment and medications.
  • Manages pain through assessment (with appropriate pain scale) intervention, re-assessment within one hour of intervention.
  • Orders are implemented as ordered.
  • Physical and psychosocial needs are met for an assigned group of patients.
  • Patient care is prioritized and delegated abased on patient needs.
  • Provides patient care with consideration of professional ethics.  Is aware of hospital ethics policy and utilized as appropriate.
  • Delivers care in a safe and effective manner.
  • Delivers medication according to policy
  • Follow policies and procedures regarding safety and precautions, uses all safety devices and processes.
  • Participates in process improvement activity standards.
  • Maintains patient/employee confidentiality and privacy; HIPAA.

 

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Current Georgia RN license
  • BLS – American Heart Association - required
  • ACLS – American Heart Association – required within 60 days of hire or transfer
  • PALS – American Heart Association – required within 60 days of hire or transfer
  • Critical Care experience preferred
  • Good communication skills

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Facility: Eastside Medical Center - Snellville
Job ID: 08621-12338
Category: Nursing - Professional
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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