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PACU RN (Registered Nurse)

PACU RN (Registered Nurse)

location3801 5th St SE #210, Puyallup, WA 98374, USA
PublishedPublished: 4/11/2024
Full Time

Proliance Surgeons is one of the largest surgical practices in the country, with over 450 providers including over 200 board-certified physicians providing treatment at more than 100 care centers in Washington State

At Proliance, our patients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire, develop and engage great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and encourage growth and development to make our organization a great place to work.  We draw on the differences in who we are, what we’ve experienced, and how we think to create Exceptional Outcomes, Personally Delivered

We are proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefit and pay package including health coverage, 401k with match and profit share, PTO and more! Check out our main career site for more details at www.proliancesurgeons.com/careers

Be Part of Who We Are!

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with all members of the health care team to provide optimal care to the patient throughout their surgical experience.
  • Maintain a friendly, positive and caring attitude with all patients, physicians and staff.
  • Assist in patient education during the pre-admission phase of their surgical experience at the Center.
  • Assist in assuring that the proper supplies, instruments and equipment are available for the procedure.
  • Document appropriately the pre-surgical assessment and any care needs required by the patient on the day of service.
  • Continue education to meet State requirements and keep current with health care.
  • Display professionalism at work and in the community as a representative of the Center.
  • Take an active role on committees within the department.
  • Identifies actual and potential risk to patients and others and takes action to minimize or eliminate risk and maximize safety.

Education/Experience

  • Graduation from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current State licensure and CPR, ACLS and PALS accreditation
  • Two years of OR, Recovery Room, Intensive Care or Emergency Room experience is desired
                                                           

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Problem solving skills
  • Skill in using a computer
  • Knowledge of orthopedics
  • Outpatient clinical organizational ability
  • Ability to remove oneself personally from given situations, remaining objective
  • Ability to exhibit cooperation, flexibility, and provide assistance when interfacing with patients, physician and staff
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Skill in organizing and reporting information that is accurate and complete
  • Understanding of the need for and evidence of consistent respect for confidentiality/HIPAA
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all staff
  • Ability to prepare records in accordance with detailed instructions
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Consistency and timeliness in attendance

Work Environment/Physical Demands

The work environment/physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work may be performed in an office and clinical environment.  Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear.  The associate is required to sit for long periods of time, stand and walk, bend and stretch.  Use of telephone and computer is required.  Manual dexterity required for use of computer keyboard. Occasionally lifts and carries items weighing up to 40 pounds. May requires working under stressful conditions or working irregular hours.

This description is intended to encompass essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person.  Other functions may be assigned and leadership retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.