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Registered Nurse - PACU job in Lakeport, CA

Company: Gifted Healthcare
Location: Lakeport
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Post-anesthesia or Postoperative (PACU) Registered Nurse (RN) Travel Job
PACU Registered Nurses perform the monitoring of post-op patients who are recovering from surgical procedures in a hospital or outpatient setting. PACU RNs must be able to handle a broad range of patients; from babies to adults.
PACU RN Responsibilities:

  • The RN's assesses the patient's health in pre-op state
  • PACU nurses are responsible for overseeing vital signs, changing bandages, and administering necessary medications
  • Educating families and patients about homecare instructions
  • Manage respiratory instability and cardiac monitoring activities
  • Assess patient's condition after surgery is performed; ensure that all vital signs are within range
  • Accurately and completely record all findings in patient's chart
  • The Registered Nurse will develop individualized care plans based on patient's condition
  • Monitors patient's condition changes and reports changes to healthcare team
  • Perform intervention duties in the case of post-operative emergencies
  • Record sedation levels and body temperatures
  • PACU RN will Ensure the post-operative space is clean and sanitized
  • Changes bandages and surgical wounds
  • The PACU RN will Perform other duties as requested

Keywords: Gifted Healthcare, Santa Rosa , Registered Nurse - PACU job in Lakeport, CA, Healthcare , Lakeport, California

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