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Nurse Ortho Pre Op PACU

Company: CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center
Location: Silverdale
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

 

Current Incentives for qualifying external Nurses with a 2 year commitment

  • Up to a $20,000 Sign on Bonus   (prorated by FTE- min 0.6 FTE required); Lump sum payment within 30 days of start)
  • Up to $25,000 in Education Loan Forgiveness for qualifying loans
  • Up to a $20,000 RN Residency Completion Bonus for qualifying RN Residents
  • Relocation Assistance for experienced RNs

 

CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

 

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Wellness Program

 


Responsibilities

 

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for providing Perioperative nursing care of all patient populations undergoing surgical procedures, to include ambulatory, acute and chronic patient care.  Assumes responsibility and accountability for the direct and indirect implementation of the patient’s plan of care in the PACU.

 

Essential Duties:

Identifies the post-surgery patient at risk for complications and provides appropriate interventions. 

Performs a systematic and thorough physical assessment based upon knowledge of the post-surgery physiology.

Manages patients with invasive lines and equipment (i.e., arterial lines, Swan Ganz lines and chest tubes).

Assesses patient to include physical, psychosocial, cultural, behavioral/emotional, developmental and spiritual needs. Gathers data relevant for patient care. Implements appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes. Plans care appropriately based on needs identified during initial and on-going assessments.  Provides holistic, comprehensive, and professional nursing care to patient within the scope of practice. Implements appropriate patient interventions and evaluates outcomes.

Cultural Sensitivity and Competence:  Demonstrates proper use of available communication tools/materials for effective communication and understands how the culture(s) of patient populations can affect communication, collaboration and the provision of care, treatment and services.  Patient Populations Served:  Demonstrates knowledge and proper skills associated with the department’s defined specific populations served.

Demonstrates competent professional practice and engages in opportunities for professional growth. Demonstrates accountability to meet stated deadlines for all mandatory requirements.

Documents care delivered and patient status utilizing the nursing process in accordance with FHS standards of care, for example, changes in patient condition, patient responses to intervention and reassessments of pertinent findings. Receives and assures appropriateness, accuracy, timeliness and execution of physician orders.

Prepares patient for examination/procedure.  Routinely explains delays.

 

 


Qualifications

Job Requirements: 

Graduation from an accredited school of nursing, BSN preferred

Minimum of 2 years current experience in an acute care required

Inpatient PACU setting within the last 3 years strongly preferred 

Experience with airway emergencies, (i.e. laryngospasms, airway obstruction, stridor and arrest).

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the Washington State Board of Nursing.

Current American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS Certification.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within six months of date of hire.  

Certified Perianesthesia Nurse (CPAN) or Certified Ambulatory Peranesthesia Nurse (CAPA) preferred.

 

Keywords: CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center, Seattle , Nurse Ortho Pre Op PACU, Other , Silverdale, Washington

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