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RN, PACU

$ Sign-On Bonus Eligible
Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 97832
Job Family: Nursing
Status: Full Time
Detailed Shift and Schedule: 11a-1130p
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085030207-Inpatient Post Anesthesia Care

Overview

Job Summary:  The Registered Nurse is responsible for rendering professional, technical and age appropriate peri anesthesia nursing care for pre and post surgical and pre and post anesthetic patients.  The individual in this position provides direct and indirect patient care using the nursing process and directs or supervises support staff and collaborates with physicians and multi-disciplinary team members.

$15,000 SIGN-ON BONUS ELIGIBLE! 

Full-Time Days, 11:00am-11:30pm

Health/Retirement Benefits:

  • Day 1 Health Coverage: Choose from either copay or HSA-eligible health insurance options with coverage starting on your first day of work.
  • Generous PTO: Accrue up to 25 days/year, to be used for vacations, sickness, holidays, and personal matters.
  • Wellness Incentives: Up to $1,350/year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program
  • Parental Benefits: Six weeks paid birthing-mother maternity leave & four weeks paid parental leave for non-birthing parents.
  • Retirement: Up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions

Education / Experience:  Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing. Minimum of two-years nursing experience, with at least one year in critical care, Pediatric experience and PACU setting preferred. Pediatric Critical Care experience is preferred for the Pediatric PACU setting.  Refresher course required for nurses who have not worked in an acute setting for five years or more.

Licensure and  Certification: 

  • Registered Nurse in the State of North Carolina
  • BLS required
  • ACLS and PALS completed within one year of hire

Essential Functions

  • Communicates professionally and effectively with the health care team, patients and family /visitors.
  • Promotes a safe and healthy working environment by utilizing clear communication, collaboration and teamwork.
  • Utilizes the nursing process and adheres to policies/procedures/guidelines to ensure efficient, appropriate and safe patient care. Documents care accurately in EMR.
  • Provides appropriate teaching and direction for patients and family through consideration of age, physical, emotional, spiritual, cultural, religious and environmental needs. 
  • Provides age/developmentally appropriate patient care in accordance with Age/Developmental Specific Care Guidelines for the specific age groups served.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good interpersonal, communication and listening skills.
  • Ability to safely provide direct and indirect patient care.
  • Knowledge of airway management and management of patients in altered states of consciousness.
  • Knowledge of hemodynamic monitoring, fluid management, anesthetic agents and dysrhythmia recognition.
  • Knowledge of Infection Control Practices.

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