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Registered Nurse (RN)- PACU

Company: WellStar Health System
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: June 14, 2018

Job Description:


At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful ' and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.


WellStar Atlanta Medical Center Hospital is currently seeking a Registered Nurse (RN) to join the PACU team.

This RN position is responsible for coordinating, overseeing and providing direct care to the adult and geriatric patient. The Registered Nurse ' PACU/Operating Room reports to the immediate shift Charge Nurse and department director. This position manages individualized, goal-directed nursing care through use of the nursing process and the principles of primary nursing in accordance with departmental and hospital policies and procedures. The RN is responsible for acting as the patient advocate and for providing direct patient care intra-procedurally. The Registered Nurse is also responsible for coordinating care for patients post anesthesia requiring intensive monitoring during the recovery period. This position requires advanced nursing skill and abilities to assess and anticipate changes in patient condition. This position requires a high level of critical thinking abilities.


Required Minimum Education:

Graduate of an accredited/approved school of nursing; Baccalaureate degree in nursing (BSN) from an accredited school of nursing preferred
National certification in area of specialty preferred.

Required Minimum Licensure/Certification:

Current/active license as a registered nurse in the State of Georgia
Must have a current BLS and ACLS card from the American Heart Association on the first day of employment in position.

Required Minimum Experience and Skills:

Two years experience in PACU/OR required strongly preferred. Ability to read, write and speak English language, optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills; Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required; Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and respond to emergencies in using a decisive, composed and respectful manner; Possess excellent time management skills; practices nursing using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.

Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country.

Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!

Keywords: WellStar Health System, Atlanta, Registered Nurse (RN)- PACU, Healthcare, Atlanta, Georgia

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