RN PACU/SDS- Part Time
Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Job Description:The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional
caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for
assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients.
The staff RN utilizes the nursing process by use of technology,
therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and coordination
of care with other health team members.Are you tired of the shift
work? Looking for more day shifts, more Monday through Friday? Less
weekends, less nights, less holidays? Do you love variety? Do you
love critical care but love the speed of the emergency department
or clinic? Are you ready to work with an amazing team of
compassionate professionals? Are you wanting to learn something new
every day?Then LDS Hospital's Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU)/Same
Day Surgery (SDS) Department may be the perfect unit for you! We
focus on providing extraordinary care for patients immediately
following surgery & support patients during their earliest recovery
phase prior to discharging home.Our teams work closely with the
operating room, in-patient units, endoscopy, radiology, and more.
We all play a major role in keeping surgical patients safe both
pre-operatively and post-operatively. We're passionate about
patient safety & making a difference in peoples lives.We work with
a diverse group of specialties and surgeons including:
- General surgery
- Colorectal surgery
- Behavioral Health (ECT)Our department(s) consists of six
clinical care areas/workflows:Pre-screening Call Center
Pre-operative care area Post anesthesia care area (phase I)
Post-operative care area (phase II) Pre-procedural ECT care area
Post-procedural ECT care areaWe are hiring for a full time
caregiver! This person will primarily work in either Same Day
Surgery or PACU, but will be expected to train and rotate through
each care area. This caregiver will work 27 hours/week.Scheduled
shifts start between 0500-1400 depending on assigned care area.
- Pre-op shifts start 0500-0600
- Prescreen shifts 0800-0900
- Post-op shifts start 0800-1400On call shifts are only require
in PACU (phase 1) - to support emergency surgeries during nights,
weekends, and holidays. These are shared equally amongst trained
caregivers. Emergency cases often require short duration in PACU
during the assigned call shift; this usually means there is limited
time on campus, but an expectation to be available for emergency
cases throughout the call shifts duration.We do require 4 Saturdays
a year for staff meetings/team building activities (usually Our
team members are hardworking, flexible, critical thinkers, with
hearts of gold. If you are passionate about the team(s) you work
with, love working in a fast paced environment, & want to impact
the lives of your patients, then you belong on our SDS/PACU team!
Welcome to "family 2.0" at the "Disneyland of Healthcare"!
- Current RN License in state of practice.
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in
- Basic computer skills.
- RNs with less than 12 months of working experience as an RN
prior to joining Intermountain must obtain their BSN degree within
five years of their start date.
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN). Education must be obtained
from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified.Physical
Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information,
labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment
Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and
visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as
hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues
quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency
Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and
delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes
frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care,
accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.
Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer
patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and
equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and
including heavy items.
Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and
obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes
pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy
items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of
equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).
May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended
period of time.Location:LDS HospitalWork City:Salt Lake CityWork
State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:27The hourly range for this
position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon
experience.$25.45 - $25.45For a description of Intermountain's
employment benefits, clickHERE.
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