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Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Post Anesthetic Care - $24-38 per hour

Company: SSM Health
Location: Centralia
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

SSM Health is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) PACU - Post Anesthetic Care for a nursing job in Centralia, Illinois.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: PACU - Post Anesthetic Care
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • Shift: flexible
  • Employment Type: Permanent
    *Sign-on Bonus Eligible*Do you have experience in Critical Care or Surgery? Do you enjoy a fast-paced environment? You will handle high-stress situations while also providing comfort and care in more typical instances. Make a difference in the most vulnerable time in individual's lives. Join a team of knowledgeable and caring Registered Nurses and other staff in our Post Anesthesia Care Unit and help us ensure that each patient is treated and cared for like our own family and friends. This role will be a day shift role at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, IL. You will work 8 our shifts, start time can flex between 5:30 am and 9:30 am.-- Some weekends and on call required.Provides leadership and direction to the patient care team. Performs age-specific physical, psychological, and social assessments, formulates nursing diagnoses, and develops a plan of care, which includes individualized treatment strategies for the post-anesthesia setting.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
    • Completes and documents a thorough and accurate PACU (Post-Anesthesia Care Unit) admission assessment and utilizes critical judgment to analyze patient assessment data to develop an appropriate plan of care. Implements a plan of care or care pathway to provide individualized care for each patient. Plan of care is based upon patient assessment, physician and anesthesia orders and preferences, and procedure specific criteria in a manner that is prioritized and timely.
    • Demonstrates and maintains knowledge and skills necessary to meet physical, psycho-social, spiritual, cultural, and age appropriate needs of each patient.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to perform all aspects of nursing care in both routine and emergency situations. Communicates changes in patient condition to physicians and necessary staff in a timely manner.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate administration of medications and treatments according to policy, procedure and protocol. Verbalizes knowledge and demonstrates consistent use and compliance for written protocols (i.e.; pain, conscious sedation, skin, restraint, abuse, parental bonding, etc.)
    • Evaluates and documents patient's progress toward achievement of outcomes. Meets discharge and ongoing patient educational needs related to treatment, procedures, disease process, equipment, medications, physician orders, and follow up care.
    • Communicates with patient family members while patients are in PACU in a timely manner.
    • Reports outcome progress and patient specific information to responsible caregiver when leaving department, end of shift, or upon transfer to another unit.
    • Demonstrates competence in delegation, problem solving, and conflict resolution. Evaluates care given by team members and gives feedback. Effectively supervises team members and maintains accountability for standard of care provided. Acts as a resource to other team members.
    • Organizes and utilizes time efficiently. Demonstrates appropriate prioritization. Maintains an organized work environment. Demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively on a team. Demonstrates positive interpersonal relationships with patients, significant others, multidisciplinary team members, and co-workers. Assists in other surgical services departments as needed.
    • Applies the existing body of evidence-based practice and scientific knowledge in health care to nursing practice, ensuring that nursing care is delivered based on patient's age-specific needs and clinical needs as described in the department's Scope of Service.
    • As an SSM Health nurse, I will demonstrate the professional nursing standards defined in the professional practice model.-- Uses the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses to guide his/her response to the current and evolving health and nursing needs of our patients and our patient populations.
    • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
      • Graduate of accredited school of nursingEXPERIENCE
        • No experience requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
          • Constant use of speech to share information through oral communication.
          • Constant standing and walking.
          • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
          • Frequent sitting, reaching and keyboard use/data entry.
          • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
          • Frequent use of smell to detect/recognize odors.
          • Frequent use of hearing to receive oral communication, distinguish body sounds and/or hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
          • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
          • Occasional lifting/moving of patients.
          • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting, gripping and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
          • Occasional driving.
          • Rare crawling and running.
            About SSM HealthThrough our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. SSM Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across the Midwest through a robust and fully integrated health care delivery system. The organization's nearly 40,000 employees and 11,000 providers are committed to providing exceptional health care services and revealing God's healing presence to everyone they serve. With care delivery sites in Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, SSM Health includes 23 hospitals, more than 290 physician offices and other outpatient and virtual care services, 10 post-acute facilities, comprehensive home care and hospice services, a pharmacy benefit company, a health insurance company and an accountable care organization. It is one of the largest employers in every community it serves. Our Mission: Through our exceptional health care services, we reveal the healing presence of God. Spending nearly one year developing a single Mission statement and values for the entire organization, SSM Health tasked 3,000 employees with framing it just right. Today that Mission statement is 13 words - short by design. Inspired by our founding religious sisters, our Mission defines the way we do things. Because those words come from employees, we embrace the mission as our own. Values Inspired by our founding religious sisters, we value the sacredness and dignity of each person. Therefore, we find these five values consistent with our heritage and ministry: - Compassion:--We reveal the healing presence of God through compassionate care focused on the fullness of the person. - Respect:--We respect life at all stages and promote the dignity and well-being of every person. - Excellence:--We provide exceptional care and service through employees and physicians dedicated to our Mission. - Stewardship:--We use financial, human and natural resources responsibly and care for the environment. - Community:--We cultivate relationships that inspire service and promote justice in our organization and throughout our communities, with special concern for the poor and marginalized. SSM Health's Quality Principles - Patients and other customers are our first priority. - Quality is achieved through people. - All work is part of a process. - Decision-making by facts. - Quality requires continuous quality improvement. Vision Through our participation in the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, communities, especially those that are economically, physically and socially marginalized, will experience improved health in mind, body, spirit and environment within the financial limits of the system. Benefits - Medical Plans - Discounted Medical Premiums (if qualified) - Dental Plans - Vision Plans - Health Savings Account (HSA) - Health Care FSA - Dependent Care FSA - Retirement Savings - Paid Time Off (PTO) - Disability - Life Insurance - Tuition Reimbursement - Adoption Reimbursement - Bereavement - Employee Assistance Program - Relocation Bonus (if qualified)Benefits
            • Medical benefits
            • Dental benefits
            • Vision benefits
            • Employee assistance programs
            • Continuing Education
            • Health savings account
            • Health Care FSA
            • Dependent Care FSA
            • 403b retirement plan
            • Life insurance
            • Bereavement
            • Relocation bonus

Keywords: SSM Health, Decatur , Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Post Anesthetic Care - $24-38 per hour, Healthcare , Centralia, Illinois

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