RN Job

PACU RN

Part Time Days
Req #R-17588
Pasadena, 91105

Responsible for coordination of care to meet identified needs of the patient/family. Supervises the management of patient care utilizing critical thinking and nursing process, discharge planning, resource identification, linking and scheduling patients with required services, monitoring care delivery, advocating for the patient, care planning and evaluating outcomes.

Coordinates patient care across the health care continuum, and assists other team members with meeting individual patient needs.

The PACU RN provides concentrated observation and care of patients of all ages during the immediate post anesthesiaperiod and facilitates the patients care through a collaborative effort with physicians and other health care team members, including transfer on a continuum of care to the appropriate department.This position may require flexibility of hours.

Qualifications
  • Education: BSN preferred or must be currently enrolled in a BSN or MSN program & degree must be completed within 3 years of DOH or date of transition to an RN position.Diploma or transcripts on highest degree earned required.
  • Experience/Training:Minimum 1 year of current experience in acute care area of expertise/equivalent service area, 2 years preferred. One year Critical Care, PACU and Trauma Center experience Preferred.Must challenge and successfully pass the Basic Dysrhythmia course curriculum within 21 days of hire. Basic computer skills/experience with computerized documentation systems required.
  • Licenses/Certifications:Current active unrestricted RN license issued by State of California.Current American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS Provider required.CPAN or related certification, preferred
  • Skills:Additional Unit Specific Essential Functions:1. Demonstrates proficiency in delivering care utilizing advanced knowledge base of Cardiovascular, Neuro, Respiratory, and Metabolic…
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Huntington Hospital is a place known for clinical excellence, state-of-the-art facilities and innovate technology. We’re the only Level II Trauma Center and Level III NICU in our region. We use the latest in surgical robots, laboratory automation, electronic medical records and more. We’ve made all of these advancements to make it easier and more …

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