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Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care

Company: Dallas Regional Medical Center
Location: Mesquite
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Registered Nurse (RN) - PACUOverview

* Currently eligible for a sign-on bonus!!!!

You're going to want to be a part of the Dallas Regional Medical Center team!!! As a member of Prime Healthcare, we offer incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference. We are a 202-bed acute care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission that offers a wide range of medical services including 24/7 emergency care, cardiology, wound care, surgical services, cardiac catheterization, and imaging. The hospital is the only Certified Stroke Center, Accredited Chest Pain Center, and Labor and Delivery Unit in the area. In addition, Dallas Regional is the only Trauma Center for 13 miles and was the first Accredited Geriatric Emergency Room in Dallas County. The hospital is a recipient of Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Awards, 15 Healthgrades Five-Star ratings over the past three years, and Straight "A" Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group since 2018. For more information visit www.dallasregionalmedicalcenter.com.

Our dedicated team of professionals are committed to our core values of quality, compassion, and community. As a member of Prime Healthcare, Dallas Regional Medical Center and Southwest Cardiac Associates is actively seeking aa PACU Nurse to join its award-winning team! We offer:

* competitive compensation
* *Currently eligible for a sign-on bonus!!!!
* generous benefits plan: medical, dental, vision, 401K
* substantial PTO
* continuing educational opportunities
* ---and much more!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. Know Your Rights: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2022-10/EEOC_KnowYourRights_screen_reader_10_20.pdf

Responsibilities

Dallas Regional Medical Center is looking for a full time, day shift PACU Nurse who is empathetic and has good communication skills. We have a collaborative culture focused on positive outcomes, opportunities for professional growth and so much more. Our Certified Scrub Tech duties include, but are not limited to:

* PACU RN is accountable directly to the OR Charge Nurse and the Director of Surgical Services, and indirectly to the House Supervisor.
* The Registered Nurse is responsible for the delivery of patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation for all patients within the PACU scope of services.
* The Registered Nurse also coordinates the post-operative care of the patient with the surgeon and anesthesiologist, directs and guides other personnel while maintaining standards of care in the PACU.
* He/She communicates with the physician about changes in the patients clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and abnormal results and symptomatology.
* Works with other departments and co-workers to provide quality patient care across the continuum, efficient patient flow and unit maintenance and organization.
* Responsible for adherence to regulations, standards and hospital or unit policies and procedures.
* Responsible for participation in Performance Improvement activities, unit meetings and in-services.
* Acts as a resource for other personnel as appropriate.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

Current and valid state RN License. Current BLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current. ACLS (AHA) certificate 30 days upon hire and maintain current. PALS (AHA) certificate preferred. Previous Critical Care or PACU experience or minimum of one year on the job training. Critical Care RN (CCRN) preferred. Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) preferred.

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Keywords: Dallas Regional Medical Center, Mesquite , Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care, Healthcare , Mesquite, Texas

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