Bonner General Health

RN-SDS/PACU-187

Location

Sandpoint, ID

Type

Full Time

Department:  SDS/PACU

Status: Full-time; 80 hours per pay period

Shift:  Actual days worked and hours will vary: Includes rotating weekday and weekend call responsibilities.

Summary

The SDS/PACU Staff RN is a qualified licensed professional nurse who renders professional care to patients within the Surgical Services Department and is directly responsible to the Surgical Services Nurse Manager or Charge Nurse.

Primary Functions

  • Utilizes the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation
  • Demonstrates knowledge, technical skills and compliance with hospital policy and procedure in provision of patient care and performance of procedures in PACU and SDS
  • Provides safe and comprehensive nursing care in accordance with state and federal regulations, hospital policy and procedure, and DNV standards
  • Demonstrates proficiency in medication and intravenous therapy
  • Demonstrates understanding and utilization of standard precautions, asepsis and infection control procedures
  • Accepts responsibility under varied routine, critical, and/or emergency situations for patient care provided in PACU and SDS
  • Adheres to the Bonner General Health Standards of Behavior
  • Participates in staff development and teaching of personnel
  • Cooperates with flexible schedule; is reliable and accountable on scheduled workdays
  • Participates in PACU call rotation
  • Attends a minimum of 50% of the department’s staff meetings
  • Obtains a minimum of 8 hours/year of continuing education, including mandatory in-services
  • Additional Essential Functions as outlined in the Job Description

Skills

Successfully completes SDS/PACU orientation program; moderate mathematical computations required; demonstrates effective communication skills; ability to organize, prioritize tasks, schedules, messages, etc., with persistence, tact and patience; able to function independently, as well as, a team member; must be mentally alert and possess problem solving abilities; demonstrates necessary traits of: reliability, thoroughness, precision and flexibility; functions with minimum supervision, willing to edit and revise any errors

Education

Graduate of an accredited professional nursing program, BSN preferred

Experience

Minimum of one (1) year experience as an RN required; recent experience in peri-anesthesia, perioperative and/or ICU nursing is strongly preferred

Licensure/Certification

Current Idaho RN license in good standing, current BLS (AHA) certification; PALS, ACLS and Procedural Sedation competency preferred and required within six (6) months of employment; CAPA or CPAN preferred

Physical Demands

Physical Demands of position are listed in job description

Supervised By

Nurse Manager - Surgical Services and SDS/PACU Clinical Supervisor or Charge RN

Company Website: BonnerGeneral.org

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