Registered Nurse (RN) - Orthopedic and Spine Pre and Post Surgery Unit and Recovery Room PACU
Company: Ascension (System Office)
Posted on: September 17, 2019
We Are Hiring
Registered Nurse (RN) - Operating Room - Surgery Recovery Room 002
- Full-Time, Evening - Indianapolis-2001 West 86th St -
3 twelve hours shifts Monday-Friday 6:30 am - 7:00 pm.
Some weekend and holiday call required.
Why Join Ascension?
In Indiana, St. Vincent operates 24 hospitals in addition to a
comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical
practices, and clinics. St. Vincent's more than 15,000 associates
and 3,000 providers offer expertise in a wide range of services
including acute/long-term acute care, bariatrics, cancer care,
cardiovascular services, emergency/trauma services, neuroscience,
orthopedics, pediatric services, primary care, urgent/immediate
care, women's health and more. St. Vincent has been serving central
and southern Indiana for 145 years.
St. Vincent is part of Ascension, a faith-based healthcare
organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across
the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and
Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to
delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to
those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion
in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit
What You Will Do
Who are we?
The Orthopedic and Spine Center is a surgery center within St
Vincent Hospital. We provide pre and post-surgical and anesthesia
care to both outpatients and inpatients over 18years of age. The
surgery center is highly specialized in the care and treatment of
orthopedic and spine patients before and after surgery in a
specialized environment. We are passionate about what we do and are
committed to making the surgical experience easier and less
stressful for patient and caregiver.
As an RN in this area, you will provide direct nursing care and
education for both the pre and post-operative phases. The
preoperative phase includes the establishment of the patient's
baseline assessment, carrying out preoperative interview with
patient and family, and preparing the patient for the anesthetic to
be given and the surgery. The postoperative phase of the surgical
experience extends from the time the patient is transferred to the
recovery room or post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) to the time he or
she is transported to the inpatient unit or discharged from the
hospital. You will perform careful assessments and immediate
interventions in assisting the patient to recover quickly, safely
and as comfortably as possible.
What You Will Do:
* Provide direct nursing care for patients in the pre and
* Prepare and educate patients/families for procedure and
* Evaluate patient responses to treatments and interventions
* Monitor, record and communicate patient condition as appropriate
through post-anesthesia recovery
* Work collaboratively with team members
* Follow guidelines according to the Association of periOperative
Registered Nurses (AORN) and the American Society of PeriAnesthesia
Excellent multi-tasking, communication skills and a desire to
provide excellent customer service are necessary
Flexibility in schedule is also a must
Hours of operation: M-F from 0500-1900. Some weekend and holiday
call is required.
What You Will Need
* Required Credential(s):
* One or more of the following:
* Advanced Life Support credentialed from the American Heart
Association (AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or
job transfer date.
* BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association
(AHA) obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job
* Registered Nurse credentialed from the Indiana Board of Nursing
obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
* Registered Nurse credentialed from the American Nurses
Credentialing Center (ANCC) obtained prior to hire date or job
* Diploma from an accredited school/college of nursing required
* None required.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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