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RN - Registered Nurse / Graduate Nurse -Medical Care

Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

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 patient's condition and readiness for discharge. Ensures the preoperative area has a clean and therapeutic environment for all patients at all times 2. Ensures supplies and equipment needed are available and in good working order 3. Admits the patient to the unit and prepares him/her for the scheduled procedure 4. Makes initial assessment and determines the nursing needs of the patient 5. Explains nursing procedures and actions taken to help reduce anxiety 6. Monitors the patient's medical condition and reports any significant changes to the admitting physician or anesthesiologist 8. Assures surgical consent and preoperative test results are in the medical record prior to proposed procedure 9. Reports any important health history facts to the operating room nurse 10. Gives patients and family members emotional support as necessary 11. Documents patient care delivered, accurately in the medical record 12. Performs other nursing duties as assigned 13. Maintains established Center/departmental policies and procedures 14. 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 -
Ensures supplies and equipment needed are available and in good working order 3. Admits the patient to the unit and monitors recovery from anesthesia and surgical procedure 4. Makes initial assessment and determined the nursing needs of the patient 5. Follows and implements physician's orders and performs all required nursing activities 6. Explains nursing procedures and actions taken to help reduce anxiety 7. Monitors the patient's medical condition and reports any significant changes to the admitting physician or anesthesiologist 9. Documents accurately in the patient's medical record the care received and the progress in the recovery process 10. Assures that the patient fits the documented criteria prior to discharge 11. Gives patients and family members emotional support as necessary 12. Performs other nursing duties as assigned 13. Maintains established Center/departmental policies and procedures 14. 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 -
Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing or vocational school
Previous preoperative care experience preferred
Per Diem As Needed

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Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, San Antonio , RN - Registered Nurse / Graduate Nurse -Medical Care, Healthcare , San Antonio, Texas

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