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: 204135

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Introduction

Do 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 Methodist Ambulatory Surgery-Medical Center have the opportunity to make a real impact. As a PACU Nurse you can be a part of change.

Benefits

Methodist Ambulatory Surgery-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 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.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover 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)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

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  PACU Nurse. We want your knowledge and expertise!

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 recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  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.

"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.

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