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Post Anesthesia Care Unit Registered Nurse / PACU RN
Ref No.: 18-15236
Location: San Diego, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 11/05/2018
End Client:Rady Childrens Hospital - San Diego
Start: 11/05/2018
Terms: TBD
Shift: 10 hours, Days/Evenings

Requirements:
  • Required: CA RN license.
  • BLS/CPR (AHA).
  • PALS (AHA).
  • Critical Care experience
  • Prefer 1 year Pediatric PACU experience, but will take adult PACU with Pediatric experience.
  • 2 years travel experience.
  • Possible standby/on-call; based on department needs.

Summary:
  • PACU 38 beds (pre Op 16) NP Ratio 1:1-2; D/C area 1:3-4. Airway mgmt/vents/extubation/pain control/ cardiac monitoring/fluid and electrolyte mgtmt/discharge instructions.
  • All RN staff. Shifts flexible/possible on call.
  • Functions at the Standard Level of nursing practice.
  • Responsible for independently applying the nursing process through the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and documentation of pediatric patient care.
  • Selects and administers the appropriate care taking into consideration the age and developmental level and size of the patient.
  • Provides a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing. Should be able to identify own limitations and seek resources as needed.

Responsibilities:
  • Standards of Care.
  • Clinical Skills and Judgment.
  • Caring Practices.
  • Facilitator of Learning/Clinical Inquiry.
  • Advocacy/Moral Agency/Response to Diversity.
  • Collaboration and Communication.
  • Systems Thinking School Education · Associate's Degree (Minimum) · Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) Area of Study · Area of Study in a Field Related to the Position.