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Registered Nurse (RN) I - PACU - FT - Days

Company: Norman Regional Health System
Location: Norman
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:The PACU at the Porter campus ensures every patient is recovered in a safe and calm environment. Our healers are experienced in providing excellent care in a friendly environment. We specialize in providing superior care to all patients. The healers in PACU are engaged in the patients well being not only while in recovery, but throughout their stay in the Health System. The patients are well taken care of while in PACU, but so are our co-workers. The healers of PACU considered themselves a family, and never leave each other in a bind. We practice under the ASPAN principles. Surgical services offered at the Porter campus include: Bariatrics, neurosurgery, vascular access, robotics, colo-retal and General Surgery.Norman Regional Health System is a team of more than 3,000 healers all working together to bring our mission and vision to life. Our mission is to serve our community as the leader in health and wellness care. Our vision is to be the provider of choice to improve the health and well-being of our regional communities.Responsibilities:RN essential functions include, but are not limited to: collaboration with other health professionals, assessment, analyzing assessment data, establishing goals, planning care strategy, establishing priorities of care, implementing care, delegating tasks safely, providing safe direct and indirect nursing care, evaluating responses to interventions, and performing additional nursing functions in accordance with knowledge and skills acquired beyond basic nursing preparation.The PACU RN primarily provides care for pediatric to geriatric patients who have completed their anesthesia and are in the immediate post anesthesia (phase I) period. Their role includes transitioning the patient to phase II, the inpatient, or intensive care setting for continued care. Basic life-sustaining needs are of the highest priority, and constant vigilance is required in this phase.Qualifications:EDUCATIONDiploma or Associate's degree (ADN) required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), or Master's of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred.EXPERIENCEPrevious PACU or acute care nursing experience preferred.(Above requirements can be met by the equivalent combination of education and experience).LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONCurrent unrestricted Oklahoma Registered Nurse license or active Multistate RN license.Basic Life Support (BLS) training or retraining is required during orientation prior to providing patient care.Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) training or retraining is preferred upon hire / required within 6 months of hire.Current (BLS) is required to be maintained thru re-training for duration of employment.Current ACLS and PALS is required to be maintained thru re-training for duration of employment in SDS and/or PACU.COMPENSATION / BENEFITSHourly rate depending on previous work experience, plus shift and weekend differentials.Benefits include medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, scholarship opportunities, retirement plans, free parking, and opportunities for advancement.#NRHSURG

Keywords: Norman Regional Health System, Norman , Registered Nurse (RN) I - PACU - FT - Days, Healthcare , Norman, Oklahoma

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