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RN, PACU PRN

Mohave Valley, Arizona

Req ID 7451-3286 Post Date May. 16, 2024 CategoryRegistered Nurse FacilityValley View Medical Center
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The PACU/ASU Registered Nurse promotes and restores patients’ health by completing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of nursing care for pre and post-perative patients recovering from general, local, and regional anesthesia based upon age specific and cultural needs.

Performs plan of care intervention, including medication administration, specimen collection, clinical treatments, as well as other medical care treatment.
Documents patient care given.
Intensively monitors, records, patient vital signs and condition as patient emerges from anesthesia in the immediate post operative or procedural phase. Communicates patient condition as appropriate to care team, physician, patient, and family.
Assists patients with performing activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, elimination, nutrition, and ambulation.
Collaborates as needed across disciplines to coordinate patient care, including patient transfer, discharge, referral and spiritual/psychosocial support needs.
Evaluates learning needs of patient and/or family and provides patient/family education appropriate to age, culture, condition, and circumstances. Completes discharge phone calls.
Works as an advocate for the physical and emotional well-being of the patient.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

Minimum EducationGraduate of an accredited professional nursing programAssociates Degree RequiredBachelor's Degree Preferred
Required SkillsCertifications:x Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) - American Heart Associationx Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) - American Heart Associationx ASPAN preferred
Competency/Training:x NIH stroke scale completed within 90 days of hirex EKG exam at time of hireRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Required Licenses[Arizona, United States] Registered Nurse
Valid registered nurse license in State of ArizonaorValid multistate license from a recognized compact state acceptable to Arizona

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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