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Summary of Registered Nurse Pacu job

  • Benefits Offered Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental
  • Employment Type Full-Time

Registered Nurse – pre-op/pacu
Washington DC

HOURS: Monday - Friday

6am-4 or 11am-7pm

**Free Parking**

MUST:
Experienced Registered Nurse
3 plus years of experience
Working with Orthopedic, GYN and Spine cases
Certifications valid Registered Nurse License in District of Columbia.
Valid BLS &ACLS & PALS
pre-op/pacu experience
Must possess sound judgment, good communication and business acumen skills


DUTIES:
The Registered Nurse pre-op/pacu will be responsible for the following:
Prepare for arrival of patients to the surgery center by ensuring that proper supplies and equipment are available.
Review the patient chart and health history to assure that the necessary pre-operative evaluations have been completed. Ensure that consent form has been signed.
Admit and prepare patients for surgery. Provide ongoing information to the patient and his caregiver to assure that they understand all procedures and feel as comfortable as possible.
Perform nursing assessment of patient, start IV and ordered medications.
Communicate with other health care team members to assure continuity of care.
Receive patient in the recovery room after surgery.
Assess and evaluate the patient. Continuously monitor the patient during his recovery phase. Document the status of the patient and the care provided.
Provide discharge instructions to the patient and his caregiver, asking for confirmation of understanding.
Perform follow up patient assessment by calling the patient the day after surgery.
Remain prepared for emergency situations by knowing
correct emergency procedures, locations of emergency call
system and location of emergency supplies and equipment..
Complete all necessary documentation on Recovery Room nurses' record.
Assist with ordering drugs and supplies.
Provide patient education during all phases of the patient's experience at the Center.
Ensure that the proper supplies and equipment are available in the PACU.
Ensure that equipment is functioning properly.
Charge for all supplies used in PACU. Assist with inventory control by proper count of supplies/time.

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About Ambulatory Surgery Center company & reviews

Ambulatory Surgery Center

Why Work Here?

Excellent Team Environment; No Weekends, No On Call, No Holidays

Address

Washington, DC
USA
+ PRO
Very inclusive staff and intent on helping you grow within the company
- CONS
The parking situation was chaotic I sometimes had to park blocks away
Culture And Values:

5.0
Senior Leadership:

4.0
Compensation And Benefits:

4.0
Career Opportunities:

4.5
WorkLife Balance:

4.0
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Overall Rating:

3.4 based on 4 reviews
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  • Rebecca Craig - President Rebecca Craig ( President )
  • Vacancy Location: Washington, DC
  • Vacancy job: Registered Nurse Pacu
  • Rate: negotiable
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