Registered Nurse 8/10HR 13
Company: Huntington Hospital
Posted on: August 2, 2022
When you join the Huntington Hospital team, you are aligning
yourself with an organization whose values drive our philosophy of
compassionate community care. Over the past 129 years, we've grown
from a small 16-bed hospital to a nationally recognized healthcare
leader with 619 beds. As part of our commitment to providing
equitable, high-quality care to all members of our community, we
embrace differences and work hard to create a place of belonging
for our patients and our employees. When you join the Huntington
family, you'll be empowered to enact change that continuously
improves our ability to deliver world-class care, with kindness and
dignity, to all who need it.
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742700 Recovery Rm Svc-PACU
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
This position may require flexibility of hours.
For hires prior to 9/1/15, Graduate from accredited nursing program
For internal promotions or for hires BSN or MSN required by a
Minimum 1 year of current experience in acute care area of
expertise/equivalent service area, 2 years preferred. One year
Critical Care, PACU and Trauma Center experience Preferred.
Must challenge and successfully pass the Basic Dysrhythmia course
curriculum within 21 days of hire. Basic computer skills/experience
with computerized documentation systems required.
Current active unrestricted RN license issued by State of
Current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS Provider
CPAN or related certification, preferred
Skills:Additional Unit Specific Essential Functions:
1. Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care utilizing advanced
knowledge base of Cardiovascular, Neuro, Respiratory, and Metabolic
issues as pertains to the individual patient.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. Demonstrates ability to assist with ECTs.
6. Maintains annual competencies via skills validation and self
studies. Attends a code blue drill every twelve months.
7. Maintains basic knowledge of Joint Commission requirements and
the National Patient Safety Goals.
8. Demonstrates commitment to the Customer Service standards by
providing information to patient, visitors, coworkers, and
physicians in a friendly, helpful, courteous manner.
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