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Registered Nurse (RN) - PeriAnesthesia

Company: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital
Location: Yakima
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

We are looking for an RN to join the Surgical Services Team at Virginia Mason Memorial!# The PeriAnesthesia RN (Surgery Prep/PACU RN) provides patient-centered care in the pre- and post-surgical setting, following ASPAN standards. The Surgery Prep RN offers calming reassurance, education, and interventions tailored to each patient#s unique surgery admission needs. The Recovery Room RN provides individual bedside interventions for patients emerging from anesthesia after surgery.# The PACU RN works in a fast-paced critical care environment that offers a unique variety of patient care opportunities. RNs in Surgical Services at Virginia Mason Memorial enjoy support from a 24-hour Lift Team, 24-hour Respiratory Team, Pharmacy (24-hour med mixing), Social Workers and Chaplains. # ROLE SUMMARY The RN completes individualized patient assessments; develops a care plan based on assessment/history findings; delivers patient-centered care that is culturally appropriate; evaluates a patient#s response to care and revises as needed. The RN is accountable to deliver care as well as to oversee and delegate to other personnel (clinical # non-clinical) in delivering/supporting the delivery of care. # PACU, RN Responsibilities include: 1. Responsible to perform timely patient assessments, documentation, and interventions within the nursing scope of practice in fast-paced, schedule-driven care environment. 2. Serve as a trusted and reliable educator about the surgery process for the patient and family. 3. Required to delegate, supervise, and evaluate as necessary, while simultaneously executing immediate directives and interventions in urgent or emergent situations. 4. Required to cross-train between areas to understand and offer competent care in all PeriAnesthesia units. # QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Education: Associate#s degree in Nursing required; BSN preferred. Experience:# Previous Critical Care or Recovery Room experience preferred. Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State (DOH) Registered Nurse licensure required.# American Heart Association BLS required until ACLS and PALS are obtained. ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire. Additional Requirements: Call requirements with a 20-minute response time required for Part- and Full-Time staff members. # ABOUT US: Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington#s Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported. As the region#s leading health care provider and Yakima#s largest employer, we believe that by inspiring people to thrive, we can transform lives. Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you! # #Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will.#

We are looking for an RN to join the Surgical Services Team at Virginia Mason Memorial! The PeriAnesthesia RN (Surgery Prep/PACU RN) provides patient-centered care in the pre- and post-surgical setting, following ASPAN standards. The Surgery Prep RN offers calming reassurance, education, and interventions tailored to each patient's unique surgery admission needs. The Recovery Room RN provides individual bedside interventions for patients emerging from anesthesia after surgery. The PACU RN works in a fast-paced critical care environment that offers a unique variety of patient care opportunities.

RNs in Surgical Services at Virginia Mason Memorial enjoy support from a 24-hour Lift Team, 24-hour Respiratory Team, Pharmacy (24-hour med mixing), Social Workers and Chaplains.

ROLE SUMMARY

The RN completes individualized patient assessments; develops a care plan based on assessment/history findings; delivers patient-centered care that is culturally appropriate; evaluates a patient's response to care and revises as needed. The RN is accountable to deliver care as well as to oversee and delegate to other personnel (clinical & non-clinical) in delivering/supporting the delivery of care.

PACU, RN Responsibilities include:

  1. Responsible to perform timely patient assessments, documentation, and interventions within the nursing scope of practice in fast-paced, schedule-driven care environment.

  2. Serve as a trusted and reliable educator about the surgery process for the patient and family.

  3. Required to delegate, supervise, and evaluate as necessary, while simultaneously executing immediate directives and interventions in urgent or emergent situations.

  4. Required to cross-train between areas to understand and offer competent care in all PeriAnesthesia units.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Education: Associate's degree in Nursing required; BSN preferred.

Experience: Previous Critical Care or Recovery Room experience preferred.

Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Washington State (DOH) Registered Nurse licensure required. American Heart Association BLS required until ACLS and PALS are obtained. ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire.

Additional Requirements: Call requirements with a 20-minute response time required for Part- and Full-Time staff members.

ABOUT US:

Yakima Valley Memorial (YVM) is a 256-bed acute-care, not-for-profit community hospital that has served Central Washington's Yakima Valley for 70 years. YVM also includes a multispecialty team of more than 300 physicians and 20+ primary care and specialty care locations. Specialty care services include cardiac care, a continuum of cancer care, hospice care, and advanced services for children with special health care needs.

We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, and vision coverage; plus we have a generous 401K plan (with an employer contribution!), competitive compensation, and a diverse workforce that is passionate about patient care. At YVM, we know the best care is provided by employees who are well-supported.

As the region's leading health care provider and Yakima's largest employer, we believe that by inspiring people to thrive, we can transform lives. Our vision at YVM is creating healthy communities one person at a time. With such an important goal, we work together to demonstrate our values of Respect, Accountability, Teamwork, Stewardship, and Innovation for everyone who walks through our doors, patients and coworkers alike. We would love to hear from you!

"Yakima Valley Memorial provides reasonable accommodations to assist qualified individuals in order to perform the essential duties/requirements their job requires. The description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements and serves as merely a summary rather than a complete listing of duties. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities, and working conditions may change as needs evolve. This job description does not constitute a contract as employment is at will."

Keywords: Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, Yakima , Registered Nurse (RN) - PeriAnesthesia, Other , Yakima, Washington

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