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Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse (PACU), Pre-Op

Company: RKA Recruiting LLC
Location: Vail
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Pay Rate

$2,600 weekly

7A-7P -Flex between Vail and Edwards facility. - -*PALS IS REQUIRED.*1. Oversees the daily patient flow to optimize patient care, safety and satisfaction2. Provides patient education to facilitate plan of care, promote optimal wellness, and provide discharge instructions for home care3. Demonstrates ability to delegate and or provide care appropriately and according to all regulatory requirements4. Demonstrates competent PreOP/PACU RN skills with all patient types and age groups with minimal supervision5. Administers medications, performs treatments, and assists in procedures as needed; consistently adhering to patient safety guidelines6. Completes patient documentation and paperwork with accuracy7. Ability to work in both PreOP and PACU and take call independently8. Ability to assume new assignments as directed with competence and necessary skillset aligned with ASPAN standards9. Ability to identify abnormalities and perform necessary interventions during post-operative emergencies10. Delivers excellent service by utilizing Relationship-Based Care to advocate for safety, patient preferences, and optimal communicationthrough partnering with patients and families11. Role models the principles of a Just Culture12. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliantThis description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and efforts or workconditions associated with the job. It is intended to be an accurate reflection of the general nature and level of the job.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Requirements - Required and/or PreferredExperience:One year PreOP/PACU experience requiredLicense(s):Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Colorado or from a valid compact state required.Certification(s):Basic Life Support (BLS) by American Heart Association required.Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), required.Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), required.Computer / Typing:Must possess, or be able to obtain within 90 days, the computers skills necessary to complete online learning requirements for jobspecificcompetencies, access online forms and policies, complete online benefits enrollment, etc.Must have working knowledge of the English language, including reading, writing, and speaking English.Education:Minimum of Bachelor of Science in RN for positions hired after 11/01/2018 or BSN obtained within five years of date of hire if after11/01/2018 requiredPHYSICAL DEMANDSIt is common to encounter potential hazards in the healthcare environment. Some of these hazards could include, but are not limited to:radiation, toxic chemicals, biological hazards, heat, noise, dust and stress. Vail Health has a Safety Management program in place addressingthese issues.PHYSICAL ACTIVITY: Percentage of time (equaling 100%) during the normal workday the employee is required to:Sit: - 10%Stand: - 25%Walk: - 15%Run: - N/ASquat: - 10%Bend: - 5%Twist: - 5%Lift: - 10%Kneel: - 10%Drive: - N/AClimb: - N/ACrawl: - N/AReach above shoulder: - 10%Other: - N/ASENSORY REQUIREMENT: Weight to be manually lifted each normal workday.Up to 10 lbs - Frequent (34-66%)Up to 20 lbs - Frequent (34-66%)Up to 35 lbs - Frequent (34-66%)Up to 50 lbs - Not RequiredUp to 75 lbs - Not RequiredUp to 100 lbs - Not RequiredOver 100 lbs - Not RequiredAGE SPECIFIC POPULATIONS:Neonatal/Infant (0-11 months) - RequiredPediatrics (1-12 years) - RequiredAdolescence (13-17 years) - RequiredYoung adult/Adult (18-64 years) - RequiredAdult/Middle-ages (65-79 years) - RequiredGeriatric (80+ years) - RequiredNATURE AND SCOPE:Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the functions of this position. Communicates effectively, clearly and timely. Theincumbent must be able to come to work promptly and routinely in order to begin the job functions at the start of the scheduled shift to impactthe patients-- - - healthcare experience. Ability to care for oneself; perform manual tasks; see, speak, breath, learn, read, concentrate, think,communicate, and work are essential to perform this role in the organization. Ability to work under stress and to deadline while working(independently or) with others. This position does provide patient care.ACKNOWLEDGEMENTI acknowledge that I have read and understand the position description. I hereby acknowledge that I currently hold, or will obtain within theamount of time specified, all required licensure and certifications listed in the minimum requirements section of the position description. Iunderstand that it is my responsibility to maintain the required licensure and certifications (as applicable). It is further understood that theposition description may be modified at any time to reflect changes necessary in departmental and/or organizational needs.

Keywords: RKA Recruiting LLC, Vail , Post Anesthesia Care Unit Nurse (PACU), Pre-Op, Healthcare , Vail, Colorado

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