Position title
RN/LPN PACU
Description

Under the direction of a RN Supervisor/Director, uses information obtained to complete assigned tasks and seeks guidance and direction from circulating nurse as required.

  1. Admits patients to recovery room with initial assessment of patient status by physical exam or respiratory and circulatory status, and pain assessment.
  2. Carries out all physician orders.
  3. Maintains patient stabilization throughout recovery.
  4. Evaluates OR care for specific patient problems, including need for restraints.
  5. Maintains adequate patient body temperature.
  6. Executes emergency procedures related to the age and size of patient.
  7. Assesses intake and output.
  8. Changes dressing using aseptic technique.
  9. Discharges patient to front door of hospital safely.
  10. Calls next working day to check progress or problems with patient.
  11. Performs related duties as needed or as directed by Outpatient Surgery Supervisor.
  12. Orders and maintains proper supplies and medications for ODS.
  13. Records patient charges on appropriate charge tickets.
  14. Takes recovery room call as assigned.
  15. Executes emergency procedures related to the age and size of patient.
  16. Demonstrates good ethical decision making.
  17. All other duties as assigned by Supervisor and/or director.
Responsibilities
  1. Must be currently licensed in Oklahoma as an RN/LPN by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing.
  2. At least 1-year experience in Surgical Services.
  3. Must be able to read, write, and speak English, as well as possess good verbal and written communication skills;
  4. Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
Job Location
Date posted
September 22, 2020
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