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RN PREOP PACU PAT

Company: Legent Health
Location: El Paso
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description
Legent Health is looking for RN PAT PreOP PACU to join our team. We seek talented partners transforming healthcare, one patient at a time.
Minimum Requirements
Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Current and active CPR certification.
Current and valid nursing license, in good standing with the State licensing board.
2-3 Years' experience as a in critical care nursing required.
Cognitive skills as related to the position.
Compensation and Benefits
COMPETITIVE PAY
VISION
MEDICAL
DENTAL
PTO Accrued
401K
Position Summary
Pre-admissions Testing Nurse Duties:
Pre-admission testing nurse or PAT nurse duties include overseeing intake, during which you perform an initial physical assessment and interview the patient to obtain their medical history.
PAT duties include performing any tests the surgeon has ordered, such as an EKG, and may be expected to draw blood for lab work.
PAT nurses are often among the first people patients deal with as they prepare to have surgery. The PAT nurse is expected to help patients understand the process, answer any questions they might have, and discuss their post-surgical care plan with them.
Preoperative Duties of Nurse:
Manage patients' admission processes to preoperative department in a hospital.
Assess the status of patients' health in pre-op and ensure accuracy of identification wristband.
Ensure that operative and informed consents are in order.
Determine the surgeon and procedure being carried out.
Take and record vital statistics of patients to ensure readiness for surgical procedure.
Initiate IVs and ensure that patients are informed about the procedure and attending medical staff.
Post-operative Duties of PACU Nurse:
Assess patients' condition after a surgery has been performed.
Ensure that all vitals are within normal range.
Log all findings in patients' files.
Answer patients' questions and ensure that they are kept comfortable.
Make sure that all relevant IVs are in check.
Develop individualized care plans based on each individual patient's condition.
Ensure that all nursing activities are carried out in accordance to the individual patient care plan.
Monitor patients for condition changes and report any changes to the doctor.
Initiate patient education programs to ensure that both patients and families are educated on procedures and medications.
Determine when patients are ready to be moved to their rooms.
Perform intervention duties in cases of post-operative emergencies.
Record sedation levels and body temperature.
Manage blood and fluid transfusions and draw specimens.
Ensure that the post-operative space is clean and sanitized.
Change bandages and dress surgical wounds.
Position Responsibilities
*****LEGENT HEALTH PROVIDES SERVICES THROUGHOUT THE TEXAS AND FLORIDA AREAS TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO EL PASO, SAN ANTONIO, AUSTIN, PLANO, CARROLLTON, FRISCO, HOUSTON, CONROE, TOMBALL, CORPUS CHRISTI, AND DELRAY BEACH *****
Legent Health is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
Legent Health participates in the E-Verify program. Follow the link below for additional information.
E-Verify: - http://www.uscis.gov/e -verify

Keywords: Legent Health, El Paso , RN PREOP PACU PAT, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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