RN PACU Full Time Days 15K Sign On
Company: Desert Regional Medical Center
Location: Palm Springs
Posted on: October 9, 2018
Facility Overview:Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation,joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
Position Overview:The clinical nurse assumes principal responsibility for the total care assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of each assigned patient. The clinical nurse initiates teaching and educates the patient and family and/or significant other to attain optimal health. The clinical nurse is responsible for adhering to all standards of nursing care.
Department Specific Duties:Cares for the post anesthesia patientAssesses the patient and responds to immediate patient needsRecognizes unstable or potential emergency situations and responds appropriatelyPossess knowledge of anesthesia techniques and agentsCompetency in airway managementCompetency to extubateAssesses and medicates appropriately for pain controlInitiates nursing actions based on interpretation of physiological changes
Position Qualifications:Graduate of accredited professional nursing programCurrent RN licensure in the State of California.Current American Heart Association BLS certification (maintain current at all times)Current American Heart Association ACLS certification (maintain current at all times)Current American Heart Association PALS certification (maintain current at all times)Prior clinical experience is desired.Effective verbal and written communication skills to communicate with people on all levels and able to maintain positive working relationships with patients, families, and co-workers inter- and intra-departmentally.Possess active listening skills.Demonstrates knowledge of current nursing theory and practice.Compassionate, non-judgmental patient caregiver and advocate.Must be able to tolerate physically and mentally demanding work.Possesses audible acuity necessary for taking blood pressures and maintaining patient safety.Completion of mandatory programs to meet TJC standards is a job requirementMust successfully complete EKG test within the first 30 days of hire
Job:Surgical ServicesPrimary Location:Palm Springs, CaliforniaFacility:Desert Regional Medical CenterJob Type:Full-timeShift Type:DaysEmployment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant's or employee's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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