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Main PACU RN - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care

Company: CHI Saint Luke's Hospital at the Vintage
Location: Houston
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Main PACU RN
Overview

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center is an internationally recognized leader in research and clinical excellence that has given rise to breakthroughs in cardiovascular care neuroscience oncology transplantation and more. Our team's efforts have led to the creation of many research programs and initiatives to develop advanced treatments found nowhere else in the world. In our commitment to advancing standards in an ever-evolving healthcare environment our new McNair Campus is designed around the human experience-modeled on evidence-based practices for the safety of patients visitors staff and physicians. The 27.5-acre campus represents the future of healthcare through a transformative alliance focused on leading-edge patient care research and education. Our strong alliance with Texas Heart Institute and Baylor College of Medicine allows us to bring our patients a powerful network of care unlike any other. Our collaboration is focused on increasing access to care through a growing network of leading specialists and revolutionizing healthcare to save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve.

Position Summary

Responsible for the delivery of excellence in patient care through assessing, formulating nursing diagnoses and establishing goals, planning and implementing intervention and evaluating patient care outcomes. With the staff nurse's professional practice he/she Responsible for participating in and maintaining quality, cost effectiveness and guest relations. Provide patient care in compliance with hospital policies and procedures and the standards of professional nursing practice as defined by the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas.

Responsibilities

Position Responsibilities:

* Utilizes the nursing process to ensure appropriate patient care is provided in a cost effective, quality driven, and patient focused manner. Collects pertinent social, psychological, developmental and spiritual data from the patient, significant others and other health care team members.
* Performs as ongoing assessment, formulates nursing diagnosis and goals, plans appropriate interventions, and evaluates the outcome of the interventions.
* Consistently documents in the patient and unit records according to written health system standards of care in order to meet legal and quality patient care requirements.
* Provides appropriate teaching and information to patients and families including information on: a. Pain Management b. Nutrition c. Skin Integrity d. Fall prevention e.. Diabetes f. Disease Processing. Smoking Cessation h. Discharge instructions.
* Demonstrates commitment to the goals and values of the patient, Hospital, community and nursing profession through cost containment measures, maintaining confidentiality, appropriate ethical decision -making, and ensuring patient safety.
* Uses interventions substantiated by research as appropriate in the patient population, Participates in research activities, identifies opportunities for research, and collaborates with the Outcomes managers and department.
* Participates in quality of care activities, evaluates the quality and the effectiveness of nursing practice. Assists in collecting quality data, analyzes the data, and formulates action plans to improve quality care.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Licensure:

* Registered Nurse (RN)
* Medical Center - "*Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) within 2 years from date of hire. Current employees grandfathered before July 2020."
* Based on location assignment may also require BLS/ACLS/ and or PALS

Minimum Experience:

* None required

Keywords: CHI Saint Luke's Hospital at the Vintage, Houston , Main PACU RN - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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