WorkSource Oregon Registered Nurse - Post Anesthesia Care Unit - PT (19640) in Bay Area, Oregon

REQUIREMENTS: Able to read, write legibly, and converse effectively in the English language Exhibits critical thinking and problem-solving skills Flexible, able to prioritize and adapt to rapidly-changing patient and unit needs Demonstrates effective teaching skills Responds effectively to patient crisis/emergency situations Proficient in use of computer, including accessing internet, word processing, and documenting in an electronic medical record system Maintains regular, consistent and punctual attendance at the assigned job location Excellent airway management skills Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Oregon American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) or must obtain within 60 days of hire date American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or will obtain within 6 months of hire American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Emergency Nurse Pediatric Course card or will obtain within 1 year of hire Specialty certification (CPAN or equivalent) preferred Recent (within past 5 years) acute care hospital experience preferred DUTIES: Assesses patients, as appropriate to the scope of care the nurse will provide. Assessments may include: physical, psychosocial, learning needs and barriers, needs related to age/culture, discharge planning Establishes nursing diagnoses based on results of assessments and in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team Plans care according to identified diagnoses and needs. Updates plan of care as appropriate Implements/performs individualized care, based on nursing care plan and the nurse's role with the patient. Documents patient assessments, interventions, care, and teaching in the electronic medical record. Documents in paper format, as necessary. Documentation is complete, concise, timely, and legible Evaluates care provided, communicates patient status and results of care to the interdisciplinary team Manages care of patient, including pain control, during anesthesia recovery Manages patients undergoing moderate sedation, including medication administration, monitoring, routine and emergency airway management Identified and interprets cardiac rhythms; proficient in use of cardiorespiratory monitoring equipment Must be able to take call nights, weekends, and holidays on a rotating basis; must be within 30 minutes travel time to hospital **Full position description available at the website** HOURS: Part-Time Position - 20 Hours Per Week Shift: Day Shift (Varied start times) Days: Varied WAGES: DOE WORKSITE: Bay Area