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Multi-Campus Float RN- PACU


Nursing Services
Full Time
Flex

Mon Health System Float Pool RN-PACU

JOB SUMMARY: RN will float throughout the Mon Health System facilities providing care to patients admitted to PACU. All RNs will have orientation to gain broad knowledge of the Mon Health System and provided orientation at each facility to learn EMR and orientation to PACU. Staffing needs will be assessed by the centralized staffing office and RN will be assigned to nursing units based on needs of units at the individual facilities. RN will be scheduled on Master Scheduling Log and on individual department schedules. Any changes made to the schedule will come from the Staffing Office after communication with the department leader. The RN will be made aware of changes and report to assigned unit.

RNs will perform the following:
  • Provides Patient-centered competent care ensuring optimal service to the communities we serve
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills, scientific judgement and leadership in planning for the care of the patient
  • Completion of Competency Based Orientation requirements
  • Maintains current knowledge related PACU nursing
  • Timely acknowledgement and completion of physician orders
  • Accurate and timely medication administration utilizing bar code medication administration scanning and reassessment
  • Accurate and timely documentation of care provided in the electronic medical record
  • Demonstrates knowledge of titration of medications appropriate for the care setting and according to Medication Management Policies/Procedures
  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic arrhythmias and exercises sound judgment in assessment of actions to be taken when patient conditions changes bringing Provider up to date and able to make recommendations for care
  • Demonstrates ability to Triage effectively to promote efficient implementation of the plan of care
  • Assumes call/boarding duty as directed by Surgical Services
  • Assesses and coordinates patients' discharge/ transfer needs with members of healthcare team
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively handoff prudent information for continuity of care within department and upon transfer
  • Participates in discussions with family and provider/multidisciplinary team members in cases of advanced care planning, placement etc.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment (PPE) as required
  • Incorporates and adheres to national patient safety standards and appropriate utilization of safety practices within each facility
  • Recognizes and responds to changes in patients' condition and report as appropriate
  • Performance of hourly rounds and beside report for optimal hand-off of care utilizing ITRACE for line management
  • Effectively communicates with patients, family members, providers, and co-workers
  • Demonstrates effective use of facility (EMRs)
  • Provides patient and family education while in/discharging from PACU and during follow up phone calls as needed
  • Demonstrates ICARE Values in patient, family, and staff interactions


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education: ASN; Preferred BSN

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in a PACU, Preferred- Level I, II, or III Trauma Center

Licensure/Certification: WV RN License; BLS/ACLS Required; AACN Certification Preferred



Posted
04/14/2021
Type
Full time
Salary Range
$48,000.00 - 97,000.00
per Year
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Location
Morgantown, WV 26501, US