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Peri-Anesthesia RN, On - Call - Caton Hill

Company: Kaiser
Location: Bristow
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary:

Provides quality patient care for pre-operative and post-operative patients, in accordance with nursing philosophy and approved standards.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs within the established standard of pre- and post- anesthesia nursing and critical care nursing.
  • Utilizes the standard of care in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the surgical patient in the delivery of pre-operative and post-operative nursing care.
  • Formulates care plans based on individual assessment of physiologic functions and problems identified pre-operatively and intra-operatively.
  • Provides nursing care utilizing clinical knowledge and expertise, reacting immediately to adverse physiological changes within seconds, to reverse and revive the patients physiological functions.
  • Renders nursing care following aseptic techniques.
  • Assembles and communicates appropriate information in verbal or written reports in order to maintain continuity of care.
  • Executes proper use of equipment and supplies used in the pre-operative area and the recovery (Stage I and Stage II) area.
  • Participates in the Perioperative Services quality assurance program.
  • Promotes personal and professional growth by actively participating in continuing education programs.
  • Participates in the professionalism of the Perioperative Services by adhering to the standards.
  • May be required to administer conscious sedation after appropriate training and competency requirements are met
  • Assumes other related duties as directed. Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum two (2) years of current PACU or critical care experience required.
      • High School Diploma or GED required.
        License, Certification, Registration
        • This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.
          • Registered Nurse License (Virginia) within 6 months of hire AND Registered Nurse License (Maryland) within 6 months of hire
            • Compact License: Registered Nurse within 6 months of hire
              • Registered Nurse License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire
                • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
                  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support
                    • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association

                      Additional Requirements:
                      • Good oral and written communication skills required.
                      • Proficiency in the use of applicable computer software required.

                        Preferred Qualifications:
                        • Recent PACU experience preferred.
                        • BSN preferred.
                          Job Schedule:
                          Job Category: Nursing Licensed & Nurse Practitioners

Keywords: Kaiser, Arlington , Peri-Anesthesia RN, On - Call - Caton Hill, Healthcare , Bristow, Virginia

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