Full-Time RN PACU / FT Rotating
Title: RN PACU BMC
City, State: Kalamazoo, MI
Location: Borgess Medical Ctr
Department: Surgery Recovery Room 001
Additional Job Details: FT Rotating, 40 Hours Weekly
This is a float position to OSS and/or 5 Center pre-op
Holidays and weekends per unit rotation
10 hour position, 4 days per week. 1000-2030
The RN PACU BMC provides professional nursing care within Borgess Medical Center. The practice of professional nursing is the systematic application of specialized knowledge and skill, derived from the biological, physical, and behavioral sciences to the care, treatment, counsel and health teaching of individuals who are experiencing changes in normal health processes or who require assistance in the maintenance of health and the prevention or management of illness, injury or disability and demonstrates this through the application of the Standards of Clinical Nursing Practice and Standards of Professional Performance defined by the American Nurses Association. Recognizes that each patient is an unique individual and has the right to quality nursing care that ensures mutual goal setting between the Registered Nurse and the patient and assures patient rights and privacy are protected. Recognizing personal, interpersonal, and social systems, the nursing process facilitates the promotion, maintenance and restoration of an individual’s health, incorporating knowledge of growth and development through the life span.
The scope of nursing practice includes the teaching, direction, and supervision of less skilled personnel in the performance of delegated nursing activities. May delegate the acts, tasks or functions and bears the responsibility for the acts, tasks, or functions within the scope of delegation.
Accountable to the ethical and professional standards as defined in the ANA Code for Nurses, the ANA Nursing’s Social Policy Statement, the State of Michigan Public Health Code, and the ANA and Specialty Nursing Standards of Clinical Practice. Accountable to the standards set by BMC as defined in the Administrative, Patient Care and Biosafety Policy and Procedure Manuals. Accountable to adhering to the standards set by regulatory agencies such as but not limited to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Conditions of Participation of Healthcare Finance Administration (HCFA), and Michigan Occupational Health and Safety (MOSHA). These accountabilities require individual competence in nursing practice, and the recognition and responsible acceptance of individual actions and judgments. Adhere to the additional educational and competency requirements that are listed in the addendum for each department in which they will be working. Knowledgeable of nursing practice, procedures, competencies, and patient care standards as well as regulations and guidelines pertaining to nursing care.
In collaboration with the patient and/or family, and healthcare team, participates in open discussion to identify mutual goals based on the nursing assessment and nursing diagnosis.
Diagnoses, treats and evaluates the human response to actual or potential health problems/needs.
Evaluates the outcomes of the nursing plan of care and revises it as necessary.
Assesses, detects, monitors and attempts to prevent complications associated with health situations or treatment plans.
Notifies the physician of patient condition and response to nursing intervention appropriately and documents this action.
Insures that patient’s pain is assessed, treated, reassessed, documented and evaluated.
Delegation to other licensed and unlicensed care providers based on clinical nursing judgment and skill of the care provider.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.
Education & Experience:
Critical Care experience required.
PACU experience preferred
If no qualified applicants apply may be willing to consider applicants without experience.
Graduate of a School of Nursing required as of start date.
BSN required within six (6) years of hire date.
Licenses & Certifications:
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required within twelve (12) months of start date.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required at start date.
Must maintain current BLS certification.
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required within twelve (12) months of start date.
Must possess a current State of Michigan RN registration and license at start date.
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