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Registered Nurse PACU

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Pearland
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you have the career opportunities as a(an) RN- Pre-Post Op you want in your current role? We invest in what matters most to nurses like you - at home, at work, and at every stage in your career. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland which is a part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.BenefitsHCA Houston Healthcare Pearland, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Do you want to work where you have a voice? Nurses are at the forefront of our commitment to the care and improvement of human life. At HCA Healthcare, there are many ways for nurses to have a voice through professional practice councils, advisory councils, vital voices surveys, and units of distinction. We learn from our multi-generational nursing family. We partner with our Nurses at HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland!Job Summary and Qualifications:The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. Maintains a safe a therapeutic environment. Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. Plans individualized patient care utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. Participates in performance improvement activities. Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission and vision statement.When acting in charge nurse role, registered nurses are responsible for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a therapeutic environment. Make staff assignments based on patient need and the skill of the staff. Serve as role models and clinical resource for the staff. Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues.QUALIFICATIONS:* Graduate of an Accredited School of Nursing* Current RN licensure issued by the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners. Will accept RNs with compact licensure. Candidate must obtain RN Licensure from the Texas Board of Nurse Examiners within 6 months of hire.* BCLS required* BSN RequiredPERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS:* Demonstrates the ability to perform specific competencies as listed on the competency validation checklist(s).* Demonstrates age specific knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment and care of patients.* Ensures the privacy of our patient and confidentiality of their Protected Health Information (PHI).* Meets mutually agreed upon performance goals/objectives as listed on the Performance Management Plan.* Utilizes nursing process for individual care to meet needs of patients.* Demonstrates ability to perform technical skills and procedures.* Documents all patient care.* Demonstrates critical thinking skills.* Promotes customer service initiatives.* Promotes and exhibits teamwork.* Completes mandatory education.* Complies with hospital policies/procedures and patient safety initiatives.JOB SPECIFIC PERFORMANCE COMPETENCIES:Duties & Responsibilities1. Communication Skills: Verbal (with patients, families, grieving persons)[Use of SBAR whendealing with physicians and their offices, interdepartmental communication] Written(documentation of patient care) Telephone (Pertaining to etiquette including HIPAA information)2. Physical Assessment of the Adult with acute and chronic illness, Infection Control Issue/Safety.3. Proficiency in IV starts & ability to access implanted ports.4. Administration of Medications - knowledge of commonly utilized medications/proficiency with IV pushmedications, initiation and management of PCA infusion.5. Aseptic Technique with regard to wounds, surgical sites, and catheter insertions.6. Management of airways - oxygen set-up (nasal cannula, ventimask, NRB, trach collar, BIPAP,Suctioning (oral, Nasal and tracheal), and tracheotomy care.7. Management of the patient in cardiac and respiratory arrest.8. Management of the patient with decubitus: staging, selection of surface, and encouragesmobility.9. Management of drains (NG, OG, and PEG, chest tube, paracentesis).10. Obtains consents (surgical, chemotherapy etc), prepares patients for procedures (including boarding pass, etc) such as Endoscopy, Cardiac Catheterizations, Bronchoscopy, Thoracentesis (Especially at bedside), MRI/MRA11. Management of blood transfusions - obtains consents, blood justifications forms and refusal for bloodtransfusions. Monitors for transfusion reactions.12. Management of the Peritoneal dialysis patient.DEGREE OF SUPERVISION REQUIRED:Minimal - must be able to work independentlyREPORTS TO:Department specific chain of commandEMPLOYEES SUPERVISED:Licensed and unlicensed assistive personnelPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/HAZARDS NONE SOME FREQ VR. FREQLIFTING 0-50Lbs XCARRYING 0-50Lbs XPUSHING 0-300Lbs XPULLING 0-300Lbs XSTOOPING, KNEELING XCRAWL XCLIMB XBALANCE XSOME =less than 33% of time FREQ = between 34%-66% VR. FREQ = 67% or greaterWORK POSITION %Sitting 10%Walking 50%Standing 40%PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS HAZARDS(x) Manual dexterity (eye/hand coord) (x) Use of Latex products(x) Perform shift work (x) Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents(x) Maneuver weight of patients ( ) Exposure to extreme conditions, hot/cold(x) Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder ( ) Exposure to dust/fumes/helicopter(x) Walk/stand 90% of shift (x) Exposure to moving mechanical parts(x) Reach above shoulder (x) Exposure to potential electrical shock(x) Repetitive arm/hand movements (x) Exposure to x-ray/electromagnetic energy(x) Finger Dexterity ( ) Exposure to high pitched noises(x) Color Vision (x) Exposure to communicable diseases(x) Acuity - far (x) Blood born pathogen exposure(x) Acuity - near ( ) Gaseous risk exposure(x) Depth perception (x) Use of a fitted respirator(x) On Call
    What qualifications you will need:
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Spt must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
    • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
    • PALS Pediatric Adv Life Supt must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
    • Registered Nurse
    • Bachelors DegreeThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).As the first hospital in Pearland, Texas, HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland is proud to provide healthcare resources to the south Houston communities. Our 50+ bed hospital isn't just a neighborhood hospital, but we are an exceptional full-service hospital that happens to be in your neighborhood. Our hospital provides expert emergency care, breast cancer screening, and cardiology services. Our emergency department provides fast and effective care, our women's diagnostic imaging center provides full-service mammogram procedures, including diagnostic and 3D mammograms, for effective breast cancer screening, and our cardiology team is home to some of the top Houston cardiologists. HCA Houston Healthcare Pearland aspires to connect with each one of our patients to build a network of caring individuals. We are members of HCA Houston Healthcare, the most comprehensive family of hospitals in the region and part of the leading provider of healthcare in the country, HCA Healthcare. Together we are stronger, smarter and more accessible in providing the patient-centered care you need close to home.
      HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.
      "Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

      HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If this opportunity is your next step in your career path, we encourage you to apply for our RN- Pre-Post Op opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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