United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

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PACU RN (PRN) Nights

at United Surgical Partners International Inc (USPI)

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Reference #: 10459
Keywords: nursing

Job Description

Tracking Code
10459-147
Job Description

Baylor Scott & White Surgicare at North Garland - is a multi-specialty surgery center that performs a broad range of outpatient surgical procedures. The medical center offers a high quality, convenient, and service-oriented alternative to the larger hospitals.

Our goal is to provide first-class surgical services in a safe, welcoming environment — one where we would be happy to treat our own families.

Medical Services and Specialties
Our state-of-the-art equipment allows surgeons to perform procedures in the specialty areas of:

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT)
  • Gastro-Intestinal (GI)
  • Podiatry
  • Pain Management
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Urology
  • Gynecology
  • General Surgery

Pre-operative Duties

  • Manage patients’ admission processes to preoperative department in a hospital
  • Assess the status of patients’ health in pre-op and ensure accuracy of identification wristband
  • Ensure that operative and informed consents are in order
  • Determine the surgeon and procedure being carried out
  • Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure
  • Initiate IVs and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure and attending medical staff

Post-operative Duties

  • Assess patients’ condition after a surgery has been performed
  • Ensure that all vitals are within normal range
  • Log all findings in patients’ files
  • Answer patients’ questions and ensure that they are kept comfortable
  • Make sure that all relevant IVs are in check
  • Develop individualized care plans based on each individual patient’s condition
  • Ensure that the all nursing activities are carried out in accordance to individual patient care plan
  • Monitor patients for condition changes and report any changes to the doctor
  • Initiate patient education programs to ensure that both patients and families are educated on procedures and medications
  • Determine when patients are ready to be moved to their rooms
  • Perform intervention duties in cases of post-operative emergencies
  • Record sedation levels and body temperature
  • Manage blood and fluid transfusions and draw specimens
  • Ensure that the post-operative space is clean and sanitized
  • Change bandages and dress surgical wounds
Required Skills

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Virginia Nursing License
  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Pre-Op/PACU
  • Strong knowledge of surgical procedures and management of the surgical patient
  • Understand principles of aseptic technique and their implementation
  • Ability to care for patients from infancy to geriatrics
  • Knowledge base to recognize, evaluate, solve problems and correct errors
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changing condition of the patient when needed
  • Excellent teaching skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrate strong professional and ethical behavior
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, physicians and fellow employees. (TEAMWORK)
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Demonstrate accountability, creativity, innovation and be receptive to change
  • Possess basic knowledge of Performance Improvement ideology
Required Experience

* Previous experience working in an ambulatory surgical setting preferred.

Job Location
Garland, United States
Company Location
Baylor Surgicare at North Garland (10824)
Company Location Description
Surgical Center
Position Type
PRN