Skip to main content

Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU/Recovery

HCA Houston Medical Center - Houston, Texas

Job Code: 26925-102279

Full-time

Days (rotating weekends)

GCD Houston Healthcare Medical Center – Houston, TX

Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU/Recovery


Located adjacent to the Texas Medical Center, HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center and HCA Houston Healthcare Specialty Hospital Medical Center offer the convenience of a community hospital with two distinct purposes. Since 1975, HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center has been offering complete medical services, including surgery as well as outpatient, imaging and rehabilitation. HCA Houston Healthcare Specialty Hospital Medical Center, a hospital within a hospital, has been providing long-term acute care to those needing prolonged hospitalization and recovery since 1994.

HCA Houston Healthcare Medical Center is currently looking for a Registered Nurse (RN) – PACU/Recovery.

Responsibilities:

  • The employee proactively works toward and achieves goals set in the previous evaluation period.
  • Assumes responsibility for the unit's efficient management of patient care in the immediate post anesthesia period,
  • Performs and ensures all Registered Nurses complete nursing assessment of patients immediately following surgery and implements appropriate plan of care 
  • Is proficient and ensures all R.N. proficiency in the utilization of specialized skills to provide care to patients in the PACU
  • Maintains current knowledge of developments and trends in the provision of peri anesthesia nursing care through the use of inservices, professional organizations, and other self-directed learning activities
  • Participates in performance improvement.



Position Requirements: 


Education:

  • Graduate of accredited School of Nursing
  • BSN preferred

License/Certification:

  • Registered Nurse in the State of Texas, American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR, Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider, and Pediatric Advanced Life Support. CCRN or ASPAN certifications preferred

Experience:

  • Two years medical surgical experience, with preference  for previous PACU or critical care experience



Last Edited: 03/22/2019

 

Apply for this job

Hospital Corporation of America

Why Choose HCA?

HCA is committed to the care and improvement of human life and strives to deliver high quality, cost effective healthcare in the communities we serve.

Learn more about HCA