Admissions/ Registered Nurse-PRN

Posted 2 years ago

DEFINITION OF POSITION:

The Admission/ PACU RN provide direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the Delaware Surgery Center.  Provides safe, quality patient care in the Admission/PACU area.  Assists in overseeing patient care activities in the Admissions/PACU and maintaining a high standard of safety for the patient and other staff members.

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES / ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations.
  • Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical patient and environment.
  • Assists with the maintenance of Admissions/PACU equipment and inventory.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.
  • Accountable and responsible for the assessment, implementation and coordination of  patient care from admission until the patient has successfully met discharge criteria as per center protocol.
  • Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously, and as needed, about patient conditions: receives direction for patient management.
  • Works collaboratively with Director and Nurse Manager in the daily clinical operations of the center in accordance with established policies and procedures as guided by federal, state and accreditation agencies.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Delaware.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Current ACLS
  • Current PALS required for PACU.  PALS optional for Admissions & OR
  • Minimum of  Two (2) years of clinical experience; One (1)  year with an emphasis in PACU, ICU, ER (critical care) and surgical experience preferred.

Job Features

Job CategoryDelaware Surgery Center
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