Registered Nurse - RN - Seasonal - PACU - PRN
Location:
Fort Worth , Texas
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
00073-94859
Medical City Fort Worth
Registered Nurse (RN) BSN

Perform direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice
Act, with emphasis on the post-anesthesia care patients/surgical services

• Use therapeutic communication in daily practice
• Maintain a safe and therapeutic PACU environment
• Implement and direct care, using the nursing process with emphasis on
the needs of individual PACU patients
• Evaluate the effectiveness of the nursing process
• Provide emotional support of the patient and significant others to make
informed choices regarding health care
• Delegate tasks to the appropriate caregiver
• Participate in surgical services specific initiatives and process
improvement
• Promote a supportive PACU environment
• Provide supervision of new employees, patient care assistants,
vocational nurses, nurse technicians, student nurses and/or nurse
externs
• Maintain high quality (age specific) care for adolescent, adult and
geriatric patients, as assigned
• Support the mission, vision and values of the organization
• Provides immediate post-surgical care of patients ranging from infant to
geriatrics (excluding critically ill infants and children) who have had
general anesthesia, epidural/spinal anesthesia and IV sedation
• Monitors all patients for airway and pain management
• Proficient in interpretation of EKG changes, lab values and
hemodynamic monitoring
• Provides post anesthesia care to patients receiving high-risk intravenous
therapies and blood components

RN / Registered Nurse
Seasonal Position for PACU
Seasonal Program Runs October 1 st , 2017 - May 12 th , 2018
Rate: $55/hour
Completion Bonus: Paid after the successful completion of 16 weeks of employment while meeting all shift requirements during that time period.
Work Schedule: PRN (must be flexible). All Seasonal RNs are required to work a minimum of 72 hours per pay period during the seasonal period.

OUR FACILITY
  • 320-bed MAGNET facility
  • Established in 1974, Medical City Fort Worth is part o f Medical City Healthcare , one of the region's largest, most comprehensive health care providers.
  • Offering comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, kidney transplant surgery, and emergency care...Accredited by The Joint Commission
  • Our greatest honor doesn't come just from awards. It comes from helping people live happier, healthier lives through cutting-edge diagnostic treatment and exceptional patient care.

HONORS and AWARDS
  • The Joint Commission® Gold Seal of Approval™
  • The Joint Commission® Disease Specific Certifications: Heart Failure & Spine Surgery
  • 2016 Women's Choice Award® as one of America's Best Hospitals for Bariatric Surgery and Heart Care
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Adult Kidney Organ Transplant Certification
  • Magnet Recognition Program® for Nursing Excellence
  • Gold Plus Get With the Guidelines - Stroke
  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence®
  • The American College of Surgeon's Commission on Cancer
  • LifeGift Silver & Medal of Honor Award Winner
  • Chest Pain Center Cycle IV, with PCI (Percutaneous Coronary Intervention) Certified
  • Accredited by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), a joint program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
  • Texas Health Care Quality Improvement Award
  • American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation Certification
  • Ranked among top hospitals in Texas and Dallas-Fort Worth by U.S. News & World Report
  • Blue Distinction Center® for Bariatric Surgery - Gastric Banding/Stapling
  • Blue Distinction Center® for Knee and Hip Replacement
  • Blue Distinction Center® for Cardiac Care
  • Blue Distinction Center® for Spine Surgery

Qualifications:
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
REQUIRED:
• BSN required
• Two years of acute care nursing experience
• Minimum two years critical care preferred-PACU pediatric and adult
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
REQUIRED:
• Current RN license in State of Texas or compact license
• Current American Heart Association BLS provider.
• ACLS, PALS within 12 months

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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