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RN PreOp PACU

Job ID: 58552-147 Date posted: 05/15/2024 Location: Austin, Texas Facility: Northwest Surgery Center-Austin (11801)
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USPI Northwest Surgery Centeris seeking a motivated RN PreOp/PACU to join our team. Northwest Surgery Center is a busy, multi-specialty surgery center conveniently located on the Ascension Seton Northwest Hospital campus. We have 7 ORs and 1 procedure room. We perform a broad range of outpatient surgical procedures including ENT, General, Ophthalmology, Pain Management, Podiatry, Urology.

Position requires weekdays only -- no holidays, weekends, or call. Some later evenings required.

Job Summary: Pre-Op responsibilities included but are not limited to admitting the patient to the clinical area and providing nursing care to the preoperative patient, as well as, developing a nursing care plan specifically designed for the individual patient. Post-Operative Care Unit (PACU) responsibilities include are not limited to patients entering the postoperative phase of treatment, responsible for assessing the patient's condition and readiness for discharge.

Employees may be cross trained in other clinical areas and may be expected to perform duties other than their normal ones as staffing and patient needs change.
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Required Skills:

EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Texas Nursing License
  • Current BLS, ACLS and PALS
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience in Pre-Op/PACU
  • Strong knowledge of surgical procedures and management of the surgical patient
  • Understand principles of aseptic technique and their implementation
  • Ability to care for patients from infancy to geriatrics

USPI complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce.  If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date.  If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law. 

Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
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