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Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care - $42-60 per hour

Company: Inova Health System
Location: Alexandria
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Inova Health System is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) PACU - Post Anesthesia Care for a nursing job in Alexandria, Virginia.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: PACU - Post Anesthesia Care
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours, days
  • Employment Type: PermanentThe Pre-Op/PACU RN participates in pre-operative patient care, and post surgical phase one and two recovery care. Duties include:Performing patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard to care for patients' ageTaking vital signs, checking dressings and/or operative site, administering medicationsReviewing diagnostics and laboratory data and reporting results to the physician(s) and other appropriate caregiversEnsuring patient meets all discharge criteriaDocumenting assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation in the patient recordDischarging the patient either per wheelchair, assisting with ambulation, or other appropriate method based on patient conditionReviewing, educating, and providing a copy of the written discharge instructions to the patient and caregiversEXPERIENCE/REQUIREMENTS:Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursingCurrent RN license in the state of Virginia, BLS certificationCurrent ACLS/PALS certification, or must achieve within six (6) months of date of hireMinimum 1-2 years previous work experience in an ambulatory surgery setting or acute hospital recovery roomOur ideal candidate will possess considerable knowledge of critical care procedures, be able to adapt to change, maintain a safe environment, possess the ability to work independently as well as on teams, and effectively care for our patients and their familiesInova Health System Job ID #1331.About Inova Health SystemThe--Inova--Ambulatory Surgery Centers are joint ventures between--Inova--Health System and Physician Owners.--Our locations include:--Inova--Franconia-Springfield Surgery CenterInova--Lorton Surgery CenterInova--Loudoun Ambulatory Surgery CenterInova--Northern Virginia Surgery CenterInova--McLean Surgery Center--We are full service ambulatory outpatient facilities. We are licensed, Medicare certified and AAAHC accredited. We are also members of the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association.----We provide cost-effective outpatient services using modern, state-of-the-art technology in a friendly and caring environment by highly-skilled, compassionate staff serving Northern Virginia communities.
    ---Common surgical services we provide include:
    • Gastro-intestinal surgery
    • General surgery
    • Gynecology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Oral surgery
    • Orthopedics (including total joints: hip, knee, and shoulder)
    • Otolaryngology procedures (ENT)
    • Plastic surgery
    • Podiatry
    • Urology
      • Medical benefits
      • Dental benefits
      • Vision benefits
      • Continuing Education
      • Life insurance
      • Health Care FSA
      • Employee assistance programs
      • School loan reimbursement
      • Holiday Pay
      • 401k retirement plan

Keywords: Inova Health System, Alexandria , Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care - $42-60 per hour, Healthcare , Alexandria, Virginia

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