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Registered Nurse - Recovery Room - Full Time - Days - PACU - Post Anesthetic Care

Company: Mission Regional Medical Center
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse - Recovery Room - Full Time - DaysOverview

Caring for Rio Grande Valley residents since 2002.

Welcome to the award winning Harlingen Medical Center a nationally recognized leader in community healthcare delivery.

Harlingen Medical Center is a Level IV Trauma Designated hospital that specializes in the areas of Bariatric (Surgical Weight Loss), Cardiology, Critical Care / ICU, Emergency Room (Advanced Level IV) Trauma Center, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Neurology, Obstetric & Gynecology, Operating Room (Surgical Services), Orthopedic, Pediatric, Radiology / Imaging, Respiratory, Sleep Study, Speech Pathology, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Wellness Screenings, and Wound Healing.

Our concept of "Patient Focused Care" puts you, the patient, first! The design, management, staffing, and operation of our hospital are focused on your needs and overall comfort. Each caregiver is highly skilled and cross-trained in various fields, thus providing you with high quality care, always.

Harlingen Medical Center provides patient education through a multidisciplinary team working to address all scopes of the health care needs of patients.

Thank you for choosing Harlingen Medical Center to meet your healthcare needs!

Responsibilities

The 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 and Work Experience

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.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

Keywords: Mission Regional Medical Center, Harlingen , Registered Nurse - Recovery Room - Full Time - Days - PACU - Post Anesthetic Care, Healthcare , Harlingen, Texas

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