RN Recovery

Requisition ID
2020-115148
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Pre & Post Surgery
Facility
Highline Medical Center
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
Varies / Days
Work Schedule
Varies
Location
WA-BURIEN

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S., from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services, CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources, CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

 

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier stronger communities. Imagine your career at Catholic Health Initiatives!

Responsibilities

Job Summary
We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated Recovery Services Registered Nurse. Our Recovery nurses handle a broad range of patients; from children to geriatrics. Monitor patient vital signs, adapting readily to changing patient conditions, administer medications and treatments to the post-surgical patient and assure patient safety throughout the PACU experience.
Recovery nurses work in preop, Phase 1 and Phase 2 recovery and manage the care of not only surgical patients but pre and post IR and Cath Lab patients until they are discharged to outpatient or transferred to the floor for their patient stay. Applicants must be team players and effective communicators focused on providing excellent service to our patients, families, physicians and team members.

 

Job Responsibilities
As a Registered Nurse, you will be responsible for delivering the highest quality patient care according to the specific orders of each patient’s individual physician. This will involve, utilizing your knowledge and skills to educate patients and their families on prevention and healthy habits.

Additional responsibilities for this health care role include:

  • Monitoring patients’ conditions and assessing their needs
  • Collaborating with physicians and nurses to devise individualized care plans for patients
  • Administering patients’ medications and providing treatments according to physicians’ orders
  • Fostering a supportive and compassionate environment to care for patients and their families

Job Requirements
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.

Qualifications

Education & Experience

  • Current Washington State RN License required.
  • Possession of a BSN degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years current experience in an acute, inpatient PACU setting within the last 3 years strongly preferred or
  • Graduate of ICU residency with a minimum of six months ICU experience.
  • Experience with airway emergencies, (i.e. laryngospasms, airway obstruction, stridor and arrest)

Certifications & Licensure

  • Current Healthcare BLS Certification required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification within six months of date of hire required.
  • Certified Perianesthesia Nurse (CPAN) or Certified Ambulatory Peranesthesia Nurse (CAPA)
    A) preferred.

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