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RN, Surgery Recovery Room

Company: Seton Med Ctr Harker Heights
Location: Killeen
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:


The position of the Pre-Operative and PACU nurse is responsible for utilizing the nursing process to identify patient needs for continuous assessment in the Pre-Operative and PACU department. The RN will document and evaluate the effectiveness of nursing actions and ensure a safe environment of care. The Pre-Operative/PACU nurse is responsible and accountable for working with other departments to ensure continuity of care.JOB COMPENTENCIES

Personal Effectiveness - Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, "can do" attitudeInnovation and change - Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challengesFostering Teamwork - Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address themQuality Services - Delivers high quality services to internal and external customers, accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations & services respond to the needs of caregiversIntegrity - Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences

Implements and documents the Nursing Process for population specific patient care delivery to include the complex patient/family.May function as Provider or RN-M based upon completion of competencies.Participates in performance improvement/research activities.Participates in activities that promote improvement of patient care/patient satisfaction.Expands/shares knowledge of nursing practice. Functions as an active team member and demonstrates leadership qualities. Demonstrates and enhances professional growth and development, maintains and enhances clinical competency. - Remains current in nursing practices

Skill and Attributes:
  • Experience with patient safety best practices preferred.
  • Demonstrated excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive information
  • Demonstrated proficient communication skills.Education/Skills/Experience:
    • Completion of education to obtain Texas Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN)
    • Minimum of one (1) year of experience of Pre-OP and/or PACU hospital experience required Licenses/Registrations/Certifications:
      • Registered Nurse (RN) with Texas Board of Nursing - OR - current home state license is required for multi-state license recognition through the Nurse Licensure Compact
      • Required to complete the education necessary to obtain my BSN degree within four (4) years of my date of hire with Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
      • BLS, ACLS and PALS through American Heart Association (AHA) required upon hire

Keywords: Seton Med Ctr Harker Heights, Killeen , RN, Surgery Recovery Room, Healthcare , Killeen, Texas

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