RN (Pre-Op,PACU,Step-Down – PRN)

Texas Institute for Surgery

Full Time
Dallas, TX
Posted 1 week ago

Company Overview

Located in the heart of Dallas, Texas Institute for Surgery (TIS) is a
state-of-the-art surgical hospital dedicated to providing the best in surgical
services in combination with renowned patient care. Our facility has nine
OR’s, three pain management/lithotripsy treatment rooms and CT scan radiology
services. There are also nine patient and family-friendly inpatient rooms for
longer recovery needs.

TIS was founded and is jointly owned by a select group of highly-acclaimed
Dallas surgeons and Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas.

TIS surgeons specialize in orthopedic surgery, back and spine surgery, pain
management, ENT procedures, plastic surgery, foot and ankle surgery,
urological surgical care, sports medicine and other specialties.

Job Summary:

The Staff Nurse of the PACU Department utilizes the Nursing process to provide
care to patients undergoing medical procedures. The Staff Nurse adheres to the
standards of care and practice and acts as a resource to other staff members.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides safe and direct individual patient care utilizing the nursing
process. Adheres to standards of care and practice.

Performs the nursing process through assessment, planning implementation and
evaluation.

Documents nursing care and supplies in a relevant and concise manner that
demonstrates compliance with policy and awareness of medical/legal
implications.

Acts as physician-patient (family) liaison. Acts as patient advocate by
providing appropriate teaching to patient and/or significant other.

Contributes to positive interpersonal and inter-departmental communication
demonstrated by positive interactions with patients, families, peers, and
physicians.

Delegates tasks appropriate to the skill level of personnel. Acts as a
resource in managing daily operations. Makes decisions regarding staffing
assignments and case flow. Performs scheduling assuring adequate coverage of
all shifts.

Maintains a working knowledge and thorough understanding of all equipment and
utilities and provides knowledgeable guidance and evaluation of the
environment of care management including life safety (fire prevention),
security, hazardous materials and waste management, emergency preparedness,
infection control, and the safe use of medical equipment and utilities.

Qualifications

Education & Training:

An Associate’s Degree is required.

Experience:

1-3 years of acute care as a registered Nurse.

Licenses / Certifications:

Registered Nurse in the State of Texas
Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Basic Cardiac Life Support.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Key Skills:

Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Excellent communication skills.

Attention to detail and follow through.

Ability to use math and statistics to analyze data.

Equal Employment Opportunity/AA-M/F/disability/protected veteran status

Job Features

Job CategoryPACU