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Registered Nurse

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Description Summary: Responsible for admitting the patient to the clinical area and providing nursing care to the preoperative patient, as well as, developing a nursing care plan specifically designed for the individual patient. We are also looking for one to deliver nursing care in the Post-Operative Care Unit (PACU) to patients entering the postoperative phase of treatment, responsible for assessing the patients condition and readiness for discharge. PACU Ensures that the PACU has a clean and therapeutic environment for all patients at all times Ensures supplies and equipment needed are available and in good working order Admits the patient to the unit and monitors recovery from anesthesia and surgical procedure Makes initial assessment and determined the nursing needs of the patient Follows and implements physicians orders and performs all required nursing activities Explains nursing procedures and actions taken to help reduce anxiety Identifies patients physical and mental status Monitors the patients medical condition and reports any significant changes to the admitting physician or anesthesiologist Documents accurately in the patients medical record the care received and the progress in the recovery process Assures that the patient fits the documented criteria prior to discharge Gives patients and family members emotional support as necessary Performs other nursing duties as assigned Maintains established Center/departmental policies and procedures Maintains confidentiality of patient and Center related business Develops and maintains an effective working relationship with patients, families, visitors and other Center employees Documents concisely, precisely and accurately on all records or documents as indicated by policy. Participates in Quality Assessment activities as directed for the continuous improvement of patient care and Center business Requirements: Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing or vocational school Licensed to practice in the state Previous preoperative care experience preferred Previous PACU experience preferred ACLS PALS preferred BLS Work Type: Per Diem As Needed

Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, San Antonio , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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