Job Posting: PACU - Registered Nurse (RN): Part Time
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Shift: 10 HR Shifts - Shift Varies
Job Number: JO-1911-39047
Date Posted: 11/20/2019
Categories: Licensed Nurses
Washington Regional`s PACU is expanding!
Washington Regional Medical Center`s PACU serves a variety of patient populations from infants to geriatrics. Our current PACU has 15 Bays in the main hospital and 5 Bays in our Women & Infants Center. PACU within the hospital will be moving into a newly built 23 Bay unit in Summer 2019.
POSITION SUMMARY This position is responsible for total care of the patient post-anesthesia, including monitoring vital signs, levels of consciousness, & assuring the patient safely wakes from anesthesia. The RN will be responsible for delegating to and supervising of the job classes of LPN, student nurses, and CNA/unit secretary. This position is required to provide call and standby coverage on a rotating schedule for holidays, nights and weekends. This position has exposure to body fluids, radiation and communicable disease. The majority of time is spent standing, walking and bending with frequent lifting and pushing of patient on stretchers, beds or wheelchairs using knowledge of body mechanics to facilitate moving patients through the hospital. This position must demonstrate the ability to use departmental equipment, use appropriate documentation techniques, use good judgement regarding emergency and safety issues and be proficient in the preparation of the unit.
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED Unencumbered RN License, and CPR. ACLS and PALS are required within a 90 day window from start date.
SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL AND SKILL COMPETENCIES REQUIRED Completion of a registered nurse program, completion of a basic dysrhythmia course. Preference will be given to applicants with PACU or critical care experience.
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