Registered Nurse Per Diem 8HR 13
Company: Huntington Hospital
Posted on: May 10, 2020
When you join Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, CA, you are
aligning yourself with an organization whose values drive our
philosophy of care. Our focus on delivering quality, service, and
cutting edge care, enables Huntington Hospital to be an
organization committed to patient outcomes-not the bottom line.
More importantly, it empowers you to enact change and deliver the
results that continuously improve our ability to provide our
community with care. Responsible for coordination of care to meet
identified needs of the patient/family. Supervises the management
of patient care utilizing critical thinking and nursing process,
discharge planning, resource identification, linking and scheduling
patients with required services, monitoring care delivery,
advocating for the patient, care planning and evaluating outcomes.
Coordinates patient care across the health care continuum, and
assists other team members with meeting individual patient needs.
The PACU RN provides concentrated observation and care of patients
of all ages during the immediate post anesthesia period and
facilitates the patients care through a collaborative effort with
physicians and other health care team members, including transfer
on a continuum of care to the appropriate department. This is a per
diem position which may require flexibility of hours and is
eligible for overtime pay. Experience/Training: Minimum three years
PACU experience, required; Must challenge and successfully pass the
Basic Dysrhythmia course curriculum within 21 days of hire. Basic
computer skills/experience with computerized documentation systems
required. Education: Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Required.
Diploma or transcripts on highest degree earned required.
Licenses/Certifications: Current active unrestricted RN license
issued by State of California. Current American Heart Association
BLS, ACLS and PALS Provider required. CPAN or related
certification, preferred. Skills: Additional Unit Specific
Essential Functions: Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care
utilizing advanced knowledge base of Cardiovascular, Neuro,
espiratory, and Metabolic issues as pertains to the individual
patient. Moves patients toward discharge to the next level of care
following the established discharge criteria including but not
limited to Aldrete score, dermatome level, stable BP, heart rate,
oxygen saturation of 94% or higher and proper Pain Management.
Communicates appropriately with the MD on any patient status
variance that influences an expected progressive recovery course
toward transfer to the next level of care. Accompanies the patient
on transfer and gives a thorough report utilizing appropriate
Hand-Off format, including a review of the post operative orders,
to the receiving RN. Demonstrates ability to assist with ECTs.
Maintains annual competencies via skills validation and self
studies. Attends a code blue drill every twelve months. Maintains
basic knowledge of Joint Commission requirements and the National
Patient Safety Goals. Demonstrates commitment to the Customer
Service standards by providing information to patient, visitors,
coworkers, and physicians in a friendly, helpful, courteous
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