Registered Nurse, PMC PACU PT/20HRS
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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Directs and/or provides professional peri-anesthesia nursing care for an assigned group of patients across the age continuum. Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation to direct or provide nursing care. Provides supervision and guidance to other members of the PACU or pre-operative staff; and may be authorized, in the absence of the Manager Patient Services or the Manager Surgical Services, to make decisions affecting the PACU or pre-operative area
EDUCATION: Graduate of an NLN accredited school of professional nursing.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: Current New Mexico RN license or current Compact state license.
BLS Certification required or within 2 weeks of hire date. ACLS and PALS certifications must be obtained within 6 months of hire date.
- Ability to relate and work effectively with others
- Demonstrated skills in verbal and written English communications for safe and effective patient care and to meet documentation standards
- Willingness to participate in goal-setting and educational activities for own professional advancement
- Is aware of professional nursing standards and performs in accordance with them.
EXPERIENCE: Previous PACU, ambulatory care, critical care or general nursing experience is preferred.
NATURE OF SUPERVISION:
-Responsible to: Manager, Surgical Services
-Bloodborne pathogen: C
Direct contact with blood or other body fluids to which universal precautions apply. Personal protective equipment is made available and must be worn.