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RN Registered Nurse - PACU

Location : Oklahoma City OK 73134
Job Type : Direct
Reference Code : 18054
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Healthcare - Health Services
Job Category : Nursing

Job Description :

Job Summary

Provide direct patient care and be responsible for unit operation in Post anesthesia unit and Pain Management - Pre-Post Op and Procedure Room


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adequately prepare patient for hospital procedure and ensure appropriate and complete information available for procedure

  • Performs assessments of patients, identifies abnormalities and utilizes physician and anesthesia appropriately

  • Provides for patient safety, comfort, physical and emotional needs

  • Follows scope of practice; administers medications and performs procedures per physician orders

  • Accountable for correct and accurate documentation and charges

  • Demonstrate respect for diverse backgrounds of all patients, families, and co-workers

  • Responsible to ensure equipment and supplies stocked and functioning

  • Assist manager with call list and schedules, department assignments and department education and preceptor duties


Required Qualifications :

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Effective communication skills, both orally and written; computer skills needed

  • Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care

  • Strong critical thinking skills, including prompt recognition and response to emergency situations

  • Current RN license, Current ACLS

  • 1-3 years recent experience in PACU

  • Ability to be flexible and cross-train between several areas, including PACU, Pre-Post Op and Procedure Room




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