Company: Trident Medical Center HCA Healthcare
Posted on: December 8, 2018
Is your current role providing you the level of challenge and fulfillment you are looking for? If not, consider the Trident Medical Center, committed to building a health community across the greater Charleston area and the Lowcountry. The core of our values emanates from our continued focus on improving the health and quality of life for residents in the communities we serve. To accomplish this we aim to identify top talent aligned with our values and dedicated to cultivating our mission. Trident Medical Center is a 313-bed major medical center providing a comprehensive range of services and specialties including a 24-hour emergency room with a Level II Trauma Center. The hospitals specialty services include an award-winning Heart Center; the South Carolina Institute for Robotic Surgery; the Trident Breast Care Center; and the Joseph M. Still Burn Clinic, the regions only outpatient burn clinic offering services to patients of all ages. Trident Medical Center offers Critical Care Services and 24/7 hospitalist and intensivist programs. For more than 40 years, Trident Medical Center has proudly served patients and families in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester Counties. Wed love to hear from you. Come join our team of dedicated professionals that are committed to delivering the best patient care in the world. Why don't you apply now? Benefits: We offer you a generous compensation package including: competitive pay, paid time off, 401k, medical, dental vision and life insurance, tuition reimbursement and employee stock purchase plan. Qualifications: We are searching for a Registered Nurse for a full-time, weekend night shift position in our state-of-the-art PACU. The PACU RN is responsible to the Nursing Director for the delivery of quality patient care utilizing the nursing process. Apply your nursing knowledge derived from education and experience as foundation for patient care, communication, and documentation on the unit. Position Summary: The PACU RN is responsible for providing postanesthesia nursing care to the patient in the immediate postanesthesia period and transitioning the patient to Phase II recovery. This includes assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, and coordinates treatment. Basic life-sustaining needs are the highest priority and constant vigilance is required. Job may include direct supervision of students at the discretion of the area supervisor. Employee must have the same licensure or have completed the same training to satisfy the requirements of the discipline of the student. Direct supervision means the primary caregiver is readily available to the student throughout the shift. Essential Core Functions: Provide quality patient care, in keeping with the philosophy and objectives of the hospital and department. Maintain and support the standards of nursing care and practice in order to meet the health care needs of patients, their families and the community. Prescribes, delegates and coordinates all nursing care provided to assigned patients and is responsible for meeting all standards associated with performance, nursing practice and nursing care. Position Requirements:Licensure/Certification/Registration:Current unencumbered South Carolina or Multi-state Compact Registered Nurse LicenseCurrent American Heart Association (AHA) BLS Certification on hireACLS required within 6 months of hire/transferPALS required within 6 months of hire/transferNIH Stroke Scale Certification must be complete within 90 days of hireEducation:Graduate of NLN accredited school of nursingExperience:Experience in Critical Care required. Recent experience in Perioperative Nursing preferredPerforms in accordance with delineated job responsibilities and satisfactorily completes a yearly evaluation based on these responsibilities.Must possess the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the needs of the patient/internal & external customerSpecial Qualifications:Effective communication skills; both orally and writtenComputer skills needed.Ability to manage a team and work with others within a team to ensure quality patient care.Strong problem solving skills.Shift:This is a full time weekend night shift position - Friday, Saturday, Sunday (7p-7a)We are so excited to speak with you about this phenomenal opportunity. Apply to hear more.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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