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PACU Nurse

Company: TriStar Centennial Medical Center
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you currently have an opportunity to make a real impact with your work? With over 2,000 sites of care and serving over 31.2 million patient interactions every year, nurses at TriStar Centennial Medical Center have the opportunity to make a real impact. As a(an) PACU Nurse you can be a part of change.***$8k Sign on bonus for qualified candidates -paid out in 20% payments every 6 months, over the course of 2 years (initial paycheck, 6 months, 12 months, 18 months, 24 months) - 6 month commitment or you have to pay the initial payment back, no payback commitment after that point***BenefitsTriStar Centennial Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.It is an exciting time to be a nurse at HCA Healthcare! Come unlock your career potential and see how rewarding it can be to reach your personal and professional goals. Help to advance the practice of nursing and improve positive outcomes for your patients as a (an) PACU Nurse. We want your knowledge and expertise!Job Summary and Qualifications
    PACU Nurse -
    The Registered Nurse performs direct patient care within the scope of the Registered Nurse Practice Act. -
    • Utilizes therapeutic communication in daily practice. -
    • Maintains a safe therapeutic environment. -
    • Identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. -
    • Registered Nurse plans individualized patient care while utilizing an interdisciplinary approach. -
    • Participates in performance improvement activities. -
    • Provides care and coordinates participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission and vision statement. -
    • When acting in charge nurse role, registered nurses are responsible for day-to-day activities to ensure the delivery of quality patient care in a therapeutic environment. -
    • Make staff assignments based on patient need, acuity and the skill of the staff. -
    • Serve as role models and clinical resource for the staff. -
    • Respond in a timely manner to requests for information or follow-up with physician, staff or patient issues. -
      What you will do in this role: -
      • You will utilize therapeutic communication in daily practice, maintains a safe therapeutic environment, and identifies nursing problems as they relate to the individual needs of the patient. -
      • You must demonstrate age specific knowledge of human growth and development, assessment, range of treatment and care of patients. -
      • Ensuring the privacy of our patients and confidentiality of their Protected Health Information (PHI) is core to your role. -
      • You will utilize the nursing process for individual care to meet needs of patients and document all patient care. -
      • Your role demonstrates the ability to perform technical skills, follow procedures, and show critical thinking. -
      • You will provide care and coordinate participation that fosters the goals of the hospital's mission and vision statement.--- -
        Receives post-surgical report from CRNA and circulator, including, but not limited to;
        • Airway patency, patient vital signs during procedure, type of anesthesia used, dressings, drains, and fluid intake/output. -
        • Maintenance of post-operative drains including, JP, Hemovac, Pleurovac, and foley catheters. -
        • Maintenance of patient airway, including oral airways, nasal airways, and ETT. -
        • Assess and treat pain based on parameters given by physician ordering pain medication, be alert for signs of overmedication and or anaphylaxis. -
        • Provides updates to appropriate individuals identified by the patient. -
        • Oversees quality assurance activities, and communicating any concerns to the physician. -What qualifications you will need:
          • Advanced Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 90 days of employment start date
          • Basic Cardiac Life Support must be obtained within 30 days of employment start date
          • Registered Nurse: TN RN License or compact Licensure. -
          • Associate Degree, or Bachelors Degree, or Registered Nurse Diploma from an accredited school of nursing.
          • At least 1 year of ICU, ER, or PACU experience. -TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 740+ bed comprehensive facility. We offer medical and surgical programs. These include behavioral health and 24-hour emergency. These also include heart and vascular and imaging. These also include neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, sleep disorder, and women's services. We are an affiliate of TriStar Health. TriStar Centennial Medical Center is a 43-acre campus. We are home to TriStar Centennial Heart & Vascular Center. We are home to TriStar Centennial Women's Hospital. Our campus includes The Children's Hospital at TriStar Centennial, Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute at TriStar Centennial Medical Center, TriStar Centennial Advanced Joint Replacement Institute and TriStar Centennial Parthenon Pavilion.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for ten consecutive years (2010-2019). In 2019, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that leverages our size to make a real impact in our industry! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our PACU Nurse opening. Submit your application today and help advance the practice of nursing.We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: TriStar Centennial Medical Center, Murfreesboro , PACU Nurse, Healthcare , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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