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Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care - $37-40 per hour

Company: Children's National Hospital
Location: Lanham
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Children's National Hospital is seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) PACU - Post Anesthesia Care for a nursing job in Lanham, Maryland.Job Description & Requirements

  • Specialty: PACU - Post Anesthesia Care
  • Discipline: RN
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Duration: Ongoing
  • 40 hours per week
  • Shift: 8 hours
  • Employment Type: Permanent

    We are growing! Join Children's National as we further expand our services to the community. Experienced pediatric PACU RNs needed to cover pre-op, PACU, and phone triage for our new state of the art Ambulatory Surgery Center. Children's National Regional Outpatient Center will be opening Summer 2023, in Prince George's County, Maryland in 2020. This state of the art, 60,000 square foot facility is the latest effort to ensure children and their families can easily and conveniently access Children's National specialists and primary care providers. The new outpatient clinics and surgery center will give families in Prince George's county greater access to the broad range of world-class care Children's National offers, including: cardiology, neurology, genetics, allergy, sports medicine and orthopedics, and rehabilitative medicine. Additionally, families will be able to more easily access infusion, transfusion, MRI, hematology and outpatient surgical services. Child
    Minimum Education ADN Required, BSN preferred Specific Requirements and Preferences Graduated from an approved school of nursing Minimum Work Experience 2 years in PACU or Procedural Areas Specific Requirements and Preferences PACU experience required Required Skills/Knowledge The licensed Registered Nurse will successfully complete the hospital and nursing orientation at Children's National. Must have strong skills of airway management and knowledge of anesthetic agents. Excel in organizational skills, adjust for changes and be able to complete assignment on time. Role model critical thinking skills by problem-solving patient care and unit/system issues. Demonstrate a collegial and respectful relationship with peers, physicians and other departments. Care will incorporate best practices based on benchmarks and evidence within the literature. Required Licenses and Certifications Registered Nurse in District of Columbia Req Functional Accountabilities Pos
    t-Anesthesia Clinical Care Activities 1. Evaluate and manage patient's airway postoperatively including breakthrough laryngospasms; apply knowledge of the physiological changes to the airway postoperatively as a consequence of anesthesia and surgery . 2. Perform manual intermittent positive pressure ventilation (IPPV). 3. Be aware of the risk factors that contribute to the condition and make decisions when caring for patients and families. 4. Monitor cardiopulmonary function, airway patency, and oxygen saturation. 5. Provide prompt care to minimize the incidence of emergence delirium; maintain safety environment while patient experiencing emergence delirium. 6. Evaluate and treat post-operative pain in a timely manner with appropriate intervention. 7. Manage epidural administration of local anesthetics and opioids. 8. Manage patients with central neuraxial and peripheral nerve blocks. 9. Monitor complications associated with administration of analgesics and act promptly to min
    Childrens National Job ID #230000JW. Posted job title: **RN PACU - New Outpatient Surgery Center! - $25,000 Sign On Bonus - Lanham, MDAbout Children's National HospitalChildren's National Hospital, based in Washington, D.C., celebrates 150 years of pediatric care, research and commitment to community. Volunteers opened the hospital in 1870 with 12 beds for children displaced after the Civil War. Today, 150 years stronger, it is among the nation's top 10 children's hospitals. It is ranked No.1 for newborn care for the fifth straight year and ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. Children's National is transforming pediatric medicine for all children. In 2021, the Children's National Research & Innovation Campus opened, the first in the nation dedicated to pediatric research. Children's National has been designated three times in a row as a Magnet - hospital, demonstrating the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty care locations in the D.C. metropolitan area, including Maryland and Virginia. Children's National is home to the Children's National Research Institute and Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation and is the nation's seventh-highest NIH-funded children's hospital. It is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels.Benefits
    • Medical benefits
    • Dental benefits
    • Vision benefits
    • Health Care FSA
    • Life insurance
    • 401k retirement plan
    • Employee assistance programs

Keywords: Children's National Hospital, Washington DC , Registered Nurse (RN) - PACU - Post Anesthesia Care - $37-40 per hour, Healthcare , Lanham, DC

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