RN - PACU
Company: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Posted on: September 15, 2018
The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Registered Nurse practices as a registered nurse (RN) in the PACU in the OR at the Charleston VAMC. He/she will provide perioperative care for the adult and geriatric veteran. The OR provides the following services: General, Vascular, Cardiac, Thoracic, Orthopedic, Neurologic, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Ophthalmic (EYE), Urologic, (GU), Oral, Plastic and Podiatric. The PACU nurse will be accountable for promoting patient safety, continuity/quality of care and general well-being of the veteran patient. He/she will collaborate with physicians and ancillary services to provide this care. The PACU nurse will be able to analyze and upgrade patient care through quality improvement activities, striving to maintain clinical competencies through continuous study, inservices, and participation in obtaining continuing education units. This position potentially requires flexibility in schedule and assignments. Depending on the needs of the department, the holding room nurse may be required to work after the allotted shift. The incumbent must be poised and articulate in communicating with people of varied educational levels and varied ethnic backgrounds and willing to work cooperatively as a member of a team in all assignments. He/she will make caring for the veteran his/her priority while in the work setting and demonstrates customer service principles in all aspects of work. The PACU nurse will be self-motivated in the pursuit of meeting professional work standards. Note: The Operating Room provides the following services: General, Vascular, Cardiac, Thoracic, Orthopedic, Neurologic, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT), Ophthalmic (EYE), Urologic, (GU), Oral, Plastic and Podiatric.
Work Schedule: 10:00 am - 6:30 pm or 11:30 am - 6:00 pm Monday - Friday; ROTATING CALL SCHEDULE Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Keywords: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, Charleston , RN - PACU, Healthcare , Charleston, South Carolina
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