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PACU Nurse

Company: Ortho Rhode Island
Location: Warwick
Posted on: May 3, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe (PACU) Registered Nurse is responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, and coordinating patient care from the operating room to discharge. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the achievement of patient outcomes through implementation of critical pathways and in accordance with the mission, vision, and values of OrthoRI.Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:1. Delivers safe patient care according to OrthoRI policy and procedure2. Assesses, plans, evaluates, and ensures the implementation of the patient's care to achieve identified outcome, and reviews on an ongoing basis3. Coordinate's nursing interventions to enhance achievement of expected outcomes and to ensure readiness for discharge4. Demonstrates ability to direct and provide for patient care in emergency situations5. Utilizes specialized nursing knowledge, nursing process and discriminative judgment while giving direct or indirect care6. Assigns patient care responsibilities based on patient needs and abilities of available staff.7. Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and competence of designated skills identified for position in post anesthesia patient care duties.8. Monitors vital signs, recognize emergencies, and notify Anesthesiologist9. Checks dressings, drains, tubes and patency of catheters as appropriate10. Assists with postoperative patient calls11. Reviews charts for completeness and administers and medications as ordered by physician12. Assists with cleaning of preoperative and recovery room areas according to policies and procedures13. Checks inventory and notifies appropriate staff member to re-order14. Demonstrates the proper discharge care per the OrthoRI guidelines15. Attends and participates in all applicable facility training and development workshops scheduled by the facility16. Communicates patient information to assure confidentiality and continuity of care.17. Documents all patient information according to established standards and provides pertinent information confidentially to physicians, family and team members involved18. Demonstrates the safe operation of equipment and machinery and follows procedures for reporting and correcting an unsafe situation19. Performs all other duties as assigned by management.20. Compliance with HIPAA and OSHA regulationsWe invite you to submit your resume for consideration! OrthoRI provides a competitive salary and comprehensive benefit programs including: medical, dental, vision, paid sick and vacation, 9 paid holidays, supplemental benefits and group long term disability and life insurance! OrthoRI offers the opportunity to work with a collaborative team focused on the highest level of patient care and teamwork. Learn more about OrthoRI at www.orthopedicsri.com. Or follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/OrthoRhodeIsland/Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: Ortho Rhode Island, Warwick , PACU Nurse, Healthcare , Warwick, Rhode Island

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