Post-Anesthesia Care Unit - PACU Nurse

Job ID: 516160
Discipline: Registered Nurse
Specialty: PACU
Date Posted: July 30, 2020
Address: 4901 Forest Park Ave
Location: Saint Louis, MO 63108
Duration: Full-time
Start Date: August 24, 2020
Employment Type: Perm
Weekly Pay: Call for details
Company: Nursing Jobs

Job Description & Requirements

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. At Barnes-Jewish Hospital, PACU nurses find the kind of fast-paced environment that will test their professional judgment and critical thinking skills, and encourage tremendous growth. It's an exhilarating place to build a nursing career. Here, you'll work with world-renowned surgeons and anesthesiologists assist on unique and complex procedures, work with the latest technologies and treatments and play a vital role in developing new procedures and treatment protocols. In fact, people from all over the nation and the world come to Barnes-Jewish for our surgical specialties. The team has the opportunity to provide traditional PACU care as well as care for critically ill ICU patients, participate in new initiatives (hybrid surgical care, regional anesthesia). Join Us! Role Purpose Provides direct patient care activities including assessment, diagnosis, planning implementation, and evaluation within the guidelines of the standards of nursing care. Responsibilities Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration. Uses critical thinking skills to assess and evaluate patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs. Develops and implements individual plans of care in collaboration with other members of the healthcare team in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care. Promotes patient and family centered care in a healing environment. Evaluates patient's response and modifies plan of care accordingly throughout the patient's stay. Participates in activities that promote safety, quality and regulatory compliance. Participates in professional development and life long learning.

Required Qualifications

-Nursing Diploma/Associate's -RN License -2 - 5 Years Experience Additional Licenses & Certificationss Advanced Cardiac Life Support Basic Life Support (BLS) Cert Amb Perianesthesia Nurse Critical Care Nurse (CCRN) Cert Post Anesthesia Nurse Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelors Degree - Nursing

Facility Location

America's "Gateway to the West," St. Louis is best known for its landmark skyscraper arch and as the home of Anheuser-Busch. Stroll downtown along the banks of the Mississippi, browse quaint boutiques and galleries or get into the spirit of the city at a ballgame. Travelers relish the warmth and ambiance of this historical city, as well as the excellent travel assignments at its top medical facilities.

Job Benefits

This positions offer a wide range of benefits that typically include Full Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO, Flex Spending as well as generous Compensation packages and differentials.

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