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PACU RN

Company: Texas Nursing Services
Location: Plano
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job ResponsibilitiesThe PACU RN -In collaboration with other members of the perioperative team, the Recovery Room RN develops, coordinates, and implements a plan of care based on patient assessment, knowledge of surgical procedures, anesthesia plan, physician orders, application of relevant policies/procedures and AORN/ASPAN guidelines. -Perform a comprehensive nursing assessment of the post-op patient and closely monitor vital signs and levels of consciousness as the patient recovers from the effects of anesthesia -Proactively observe and act accordingly to treat pain, nausea, and other patient post-op symptoms and any side effects of anesthesia -Administer medications as ordered by the physician and assess the surgical site for bleeding / change bandages. -Incorporate teaching into all aspects of nursing practiceUsing advanced technology and leading-edge techniques, we perform procedures in a wide range of surgical specialties, including Brain, Burn, Cardiovascular, General, Gynecological, Neurology, Ortho, Plastics, Robotics, Spine, Trauma, and Urology. -As a Level 1 Trauma Center, our Surgery Department has 26 operating rooms and is staffed 24/7. - -The Recovery Room PACU RN develops, coordinates, and implements a plan of care based on patient assessment, knowledge of surgical procedures, anesthesia plan, physician orders, application of relevant policies/procedures and AORN/ASPAN guidelinesSHIFT: Days with rotating -weekends / -Flexible with 8,10 or 12hr shifts -- Call Rotation -Education -BSN required - Texas State RN license or compact license is accepted Current BLS/ACLS/PALS issued by the American Heart Association requiredExperienceMinimum of 5 years experience as a RN in a high acuity PACU or 5 years ICU/Critical Care experience in an ACUTE CARE SETTING.Candidates need to have recent experience (within the past 3-4 years) of High-acuity PACU or CC experienceAdditional Information1000 Cases monthly25 bed unitMUST live with 25-30 mins of facility for call -Cases - Ortho, Neuro, Spine, Robotics, General, Robotics, CVOR, Burn, Endovascular, Gyn, Plastics (No Transplant)MUST be willing to care for COVID patientsSalary Range: - 27.75 - 53.46 (based on experience)Night Shift Differential: $3.75/hr. Weekend Differential: $4.30/hr.On call: $3.00hrSign on bonus $7,500 -Relocation: up to $3,000 - - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Texas Nursing Services, Plano , PACU RN, Healthcare , Plano, Texas

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