MD EyeCare Services Corporate

PACU Nurse

Job Locations US-MD-Towson
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/2/2018 11:06 AM)
Job ID
2018-2222
# of Openings
1
Category
Dulaney Eye Institute
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

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Since March of 1995, Dulaney Eye Institute has been meeting the needs of both patients and physicians.  We offer state-of-the-art equipment and highly skilled staff, who are committed to providing personal patient care.  This is your opportunity to join one of the areas most recognized leaders in ophthalmology and optometry. We are a nationally recognized leader in EMR and technology with an excellent clinical support team and dynamic leadership.  We are committed to customer service, and making every interaction extraordinary while inspiring the complete confidence of our patients. Our employees contribute directly to the growth and success of our practices, and take pride in being a member of our team. We strongly believe that the manner in which our patients and customers are treated by our employees is as important as the services provided by the doctor.

 

We are seeking a PACU RN with previous, verifiable experience in eye procedures, such as cataracts, retina, cornea and glaucoma. The position is needed for three, possibly four days per week. 

 

Responsibilities

The PACU RN is responsible for the safety and care of the patients while in the pre-operative and post-operative areas. This position is responsible and accountable for the delivery of individualized nursing care to patients both prior to administration and immediately following the emergence from anesthesia for surgical intervention. Incorporating current clinical knowledge with established nursing practice, he/she performs nursing interventions utilizing the nursing process. By assessment of the individual patient and the scheduled surgical procedure, he/she anticipates the needs of the patient and provides for those needs while maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment.

Qualifications

 

  • Graduate of NLN Accredited School of Nursing
  • BLS, ACLS
  • State licensure as Registered Nurse
  • Familiar with the basic nursing performance standards as outlined in the California Nurse Practice Act.
  • Knowledge and experience in peri-anesthesia patient care with a minimum of 1 year experience in a PACU or Critical Care Unit. Ambulatory PACU is preferred.
  • Possesses skills and knowledge in the following areas:*
  • Principles of organization
  • Physical Assessment of body systems
  • Cardiac rhythm interpretation
  • Pharmacology related to anesthetic agents and their effects on the post operative patient
  • Knowledge of patient rights
  • Ability to assess patients’ needs: physical, educational, emotional, spiritual, and age appropriate.
  • Position will require limited travel between our Murrieta and Hemet locations.

In turn we will offer:

  • Benefits to full time team members that include comprehensive medical, dental and optical coverage, 401K and short and long term disability.
  • Company paid life insurance.
  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.
  • Paid parking where applicable.
  • Team oriented working environment where you are heard and respected.
  • Clear career ladder opportunities.

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