PACU Nurse in San Antonio, Texas, United States
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PACU Nurse

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkdays Only 
Category: Registered Nurse • Job ID: 46393

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Introduction

Methodist Ambulatory Surgery-Medical Center is committed to investing in the latest technology enabling nurses to work more efficiently. Are you passionate about delivering patient-centered care? Submit your application for PACU Nurse position and spend more time at the bedside with the patient.

Benefits

At Methodist Ambulatory Surgery-Medical Center we want to ensure we support you through all stages of your life as a nurse. We offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discountsincluding Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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You contribute to our success let us contribute to yours! Whether you choose to focus on bedside care, a leadership or C-suite role, shape business and operational outcomes, or work to deliver clinical excellence behind the scenes in data science, case management or transfer centers. Unlock your potential at Methodist Ambulatory Surgery-Medical Center!

Job Summary and Qualifications

We are seeking a PACU Nurse for our ambulatory surgery center who demonstrates the values of our company by caring like family. You will ensure safe and effective nursing care rendered postoperatively until the patient is dismissed from the facility. With your expertise, our center will continue its’ legacy of employing nurses who contribute to the company’s mission and vision.

What you will do in this role:

Prepare your patients’ care area adequately and ensure necessary equipment and supplies and provided

You will demonstrate proper airway management techniques

Monitor your patients according to policy (vital signs, temperature, cardiac, etc.).

You will exhibit proper technique for insertion, maintenance, and removal of IV catheters and saline locks

Perform and document head to toe evaluation of your patients utilizing an approved scoring system in line with HCA policy and procedure

Check dressings and/or operative site of your patients and report abnormalities to the surgeon

Provide a safe and comforting environment for your patients and family

Ensure your patients meet discharge criteria

Qualifications you will need:

Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing

Minimum 2 years of experience in a PACU or ICU setting; preferably in an ambulatory surgery center

Active RN license as required by state of employment

Required valid BCLS Certification upon employment. ***online certification not acceptable

ACLS required

PALS as required by facility

Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Center is located in the heart of San Antonio Medical Center.  Our AAAHC accredited center is a top revenue producing facility for HCA Healthcare Ambulatory Surgery Division.  We perform over 750 cases a month in ophthalmology, gynecology, ENT, pediatric, urology, GI, podiatry, dental and general surgery.  

 

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

Join a family that cares about every stage in your career! We are interviewing candidates for our PACU Nurse opening. Apply today and a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out.

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.

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