PACU Nurse

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Summary

We are looking for a PACU Nurse for an opportunity at Nellis Air Force Base in Lase Vegas Valley. Nevada. The PACU Nurse will coordinate patient care in collaboration with a wide array of healthcare professionals.

  • Ensure compliance with standards of care and practice in accordance with all established policies, procedures, and guidelines used in the MTF.
  • Perform physical exam and health histories. Provide health promotions, counseling, and education.
  • Administer medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.
  • Direct and supervise care provide by other healthcare professionals.
  • Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.
  • Recognize adverse signs and symptoms and quickly react in emergency situations
  • Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization.
  • Make referral appointments and arrange specialty care as appropriate. Conduct research in support of improved practice and patient outcomes.
  • Provides care within ethical and legal boundaries.
  • Accountable for making patient care assignments based on the scope of practice and skill level of assigned personnel.
  • Uses the nursing process as a basis for professional practice. Demonstrates proper preparation of patients for treatments and procedures, to include surgical interventions.
  • Provides proper care and evaluation of pre and post-procedural patients.
  • Effectively uses appropriate communication format in addressing professional issues.
  • Excellent written communication skills to perform accurate documentation, both written and electronic, of all activity in accordance with requirements.
  • Skilled in setting up, operating and monitoring specialized medical equipment such as IV infusion pumps, cardiac monitoring devices, EKG units, oxygen analyzers, nebulizers, and other unit specific equipment.
  • Performs a full range of nursing procedures such as: dressing changes, catherization, wound irrigation, intravenous fluid administration, blood transfusion, oxygen administration, vital signs, specimen collection and other unit specific procedures as prescribed by the provider.
  • Completes orientation and competency verification programs in accordance with (IAW) unit guidelines.
  • Participates in the orientation and training of newly assigned personnel, as appropriate.
  • Serves and participates in committees, functions and other meetings as directed.
  • Provides relevant and timely information to these groups and assists with decision-making and process improvement.
  • Participates in customer service initiatives, and medical readiness activities, designed to enhance health services.
  • Ensures a safe work environment, employee safe work habits and patient safety IAW regulatory agencies, infection control policies, and process improvement initiatives.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. Be a graduate from a college or university accredited by National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC), or The Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Possess a current, full, active, and unrestricted license to practice as a Registered Nurse. Possess Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience as a clinical nurse in the medical/surgical or critical care inpatient setting. Experience with newborn to geriatric population, and minimum of 1 year of experience in post anesthesia/sedation.
Location: Nellis Air Force Base, NV
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