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Pre Op/PACU Registered Nurse PRN (22241-147)

Company: United Surgical Partners International
Location: Clearwater
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Safety Harbor Surgery Center is a busy, multispecialty ambulatory surgery center in Clearwater, Florida that performs over 5,000 surgeries per year. Specialty areas include General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management, and Urology. We are an affiliate of United Surgical Partners International and our mission is to treat each patient and every family as if they were our own. Each patient, each family, each and every time. If you share our mission, please reach out to discuss joining our team.

We are currently searching for a top-performer with solid knowledge of Pre-operative and PACU/Recovery Nursing . The PRE-OP/PACU RN has the responsibility to plan, direct organize, coordinate and implement all nursing care services for the pre-op and post surgical patients in a manner consistent with our mission statement. Nurses work within both pre-op holding and a post-anesthesia care unit, where patients are cared for and monitored as they recover from the effects of anesthesia. The nurses responsibilities include all aspects of patient care prior to and following surgery. This care includes monitoring heart rate, blood pressure, breathing and respiration, as well as managing the pain and nausea that often follow anesthesia. Additionally they are responsible for:

  • Admits, transfers, and discharge of patients.
  • Completes ongoing patient assessment and documents according to policy.
  • Participates in the development of patient plan of care to include patient problems, goals, evaluations and interventions.
  • Reports symptoms and significant changes in patient's condition to appropriate personnel immediately.
  • Assesses, collaborates and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs and readiness for discharge with other members of the care team.
  • Demonstrates appropriate application of age specific standards, policies and procedures and guidelines in caring for adult and geriatric patients.
  • Demonstrates proficient IV setting skills.
  • Follows age specific standards in administering medications based on patient's age.
  • Follows age specific standards of care during altered states of consciousness related to analgesia, conscious sedation or anesthesia.


Required Experience

  • Graduate of an accredited RN School of Nursing
  • At least two (2) years' experience as a Circulator RN in a hospital or outpatient surgical setting
  • Current, unrestricted RN license to practice in the State of Florida
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS Certifications

Keywords: United Surgical Partners International, Clearwater , Pre Op/PACU Registered Nurse PRN (22241-147), Other , Clearwater, Florida

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