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RN PACU One Day Surgery

at UAMS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

RN PACU One Day Surgery

Requisition ID

2021-79399

Category

Nursing - Surgical Services/Interventional

Position Type

Regular Full-Time

Department

ICE PeriopSvc Main PACU

Shift

Day Shift

Post End Date

11/20/2021

Overview

 

 

 

The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to assigned patients. As a professional nurse, the nursing process is utilized in the provision of care. The RN practices within the limits of the Nurse Practice Act of the State of Arkansas and adheres to institutional policies, procedures and standards.

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.

 

UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

Career Training and Educational Opportunities

Merchant Discounts

Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

 

Salary offered commensurate with experience

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

 

 

 

Delivers nursing care according to the standard of care defined by UAMS, ANA and Standards for specialty patient population with support and mentoring by other team members.

Collects and documents assessment data

Develops a Plan of Care (POC) per standard

Implements POC including medical order and interdisciplinary approach

Evaluates the progress of patient toward attainment of desired outcomes

Provides effective patient/family education/discharge planning

Administers medication per standard including drug information to patients/families

Acts as a resource/supports others

Delivers patient care using the principles of the defined nursing modality

Delegates care based on UAMS standards, legal and regulatory requirements, specific job description and individual level of education and training

Contributes to a positive work environment that is conducive to clinical education while serving as a resource for student nurses and staff

Other duties as assigned

 

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited Nursing Program with Associates Degree, Nursing Diploma, Bachelors in Nursing, or Master's in Nursing.

Valid RN License.

One (1) year of PACU, ICU, or Emergency Room Nursing experience.

Employees in this role must be fitted for, capable of donning and performing routine tasks in personal protective equipment to include N95 masks, Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) or Controlled Air Purifying Respirators (CAPR).

 

This is a safety sensitive position and subject to pre-employment screening (criminal background, drug testing, and/or education verification). A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

 

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UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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Job Posting: 3101400

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 21, 2021