Clinical RN II-Recovery Room

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Spartanburg Regional Medical Center
Published
October 29, 2021
Location
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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Clinical RN II-Recovery Room

  • Spartanburg, SC
  • Spartanburg Medical Center
  • RECOVERY ROOM
  • Full-Time - Nights (weekends as needed) - 7pm to 7am
  • Nursing
  • Job Grade B
  • Req #: 42112

Summary

 

The Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) is located on the 2nd floor of Spartanburg Medical Center next to the Operating Room.  The main recovery area has 26 beds (all monitored and includes 2 isolation rooms).  The population served is all patients who have had surgery or been anesthetized except CABG and neonatal patients.  (Out of OR cases include: endoscopy, MRI, Laser Lead Extractions, blood patch, TEE, Cardioversion, CT, and IR cases).  This department goals are the following:

  1. To Meet and sustain Core Measures
  1. Educate and transition nursing and medical staff to usage of protocols for better patient outcomes and perioperative throughput
  1. Facilitate teamwork amongst all perioperative areas

We are looking experienced RNs only preferably with some critical care or telemetry experience.  The following are some needed characteristics of this RN:

  • Ability to Administer and evaluate pharmacological and other therapeutic treatment regimens within the limitations of licensure and institutional policy.
  • Ability to assess assigned patients’ medical history, admitting diagnosis and physician’s orders, evaluating diagnostic data, and interviewing patient and family to determine patient needs
  • Assures continuity of care through effective decision-making resulting in quality patient care
  • Collaborates and works cooperatively with surgeons and other members of the multidisciplinary health care team to ensure efficient peri operative throughput.
  • Collaborates with patients, families, and other members of the health care team to assess and determine patient priorities and treatments
  • Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate infection prevention strategies to prevent surgical site infection
  • Documents all aspects of patient care by following established charting procedure to show the patient’s progress or any change in the patient’s condition
  • Identifies appropriate standards of care, and/or collaborative clinical pathways to guide the plan of care
  • Initiates and facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration to enhance outcome
  • Possesses knowledge of the peri-operative and post-operative care needed including dynamic drug therapies for pain management and competency in documentation, assessment and monitoring
  • Follows current guidelines and care methodologies including ERAS
  • Assesses patient condition and care needs and implements a plan of care to meet needs, reduce and control pain, and provide expected outcomes.
  • Providing health education, procedural teaching and discharge education to patients and significant others
  • Provide quality care in accordance with the Standards devised and distributed via American Society of Peri-Anesthesia Nurses

Additional Information

Spartanburg Regional is an integrated healthcare system that provides care from birth to hospice. As a partner with the community for 90 years, we have earned a reputation for technological excellence. With more than 5,600 employees, Spartanburg Regional prides itself in being one of the most recognized healthcare facilities in Upstate South Carolina. A long list of accolades and accomplishments keep our employees proud. We believe the pride and quality in our organization is the result of a focused effort of our staff and resources.

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