RN - PACU FT/PT 8HR Schedule
Company: Huntington Hospital
Posted on: May 17, 2019
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
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 full time or part
time position which may require flexibility of hours and is
eligible for overtime pay.
Minimum two years Med/Surg experience, required; 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.
Bachelor's degree in Nursing, Required. Diploma or transcripts on
highest degree earned required.
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.
Additional Unit Specific Essential Functions:
Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care utilizing advanced
knowledge base of Cardiovascular, Neuro, Respiratory, 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 manner.
Innovating the delivery of healthcare as the San Gabriel Valley
region's only Level II Trauma Center and Level III NICU, Huntington
Hospital is a 635-bed non-profit regional medical center. We
deliver nationally recognized care across over 90 service areas to
our community and beyond.
Located in downtown Pasadena, you'll find yourself among charming
neighborhoods and a relaxed community that is still close enough to
all that L.A. has to offer. So join us, and find out what it's like
to discover Careers at a Higher Level---.
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