RN Recovery Services

Requisition ID
2021-169807
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Pre & Post Surgery
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
9:00am - 5:30pm
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St. Anne Hospital
Location
WA-BURIEN

Overview

In 2020, united in a fierce commitment to deliver the highest quality care and exceptional patient experience, Virginia Mason and CHI Franciscan Health came together as natural partners to build a new health system centered around the patient: Virginia Mason Franciscan Health. Our combined system builds upon the scale and expertise of our nearly 300 sites of care, including 11 hospitals and nearly 5,000 physicians and providers. Together, we are empowered to make an even greater impact on the health and well-being of our communities. 


CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason are now united to build the future of patient-centered care across the Pacific Northwest. That means a seamlessly connected system offering quality care close to home. From basic health needs to the most complex, highly specialized care, our patients can count on us to meet their needs with convenient access to the region’s most prestigious experts and innovative treatments and technologies.  

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)

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