Post-Anesthesia Registered Nurse - AdventHealth Central Texas
Location Address: 2201 S Clear Creek Rd., Killeen, TX 76549
Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Central Texas, Killeen, TX
Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
Award winning facility with opportunities to grow both professionally and personally working with great individuals, part of a bigger team that continues to build a world-class culture where you become family.
Extraordinary benefits to include tuition reimbursement and on-campus classes.
Cost of living is 20 percent lower than the national average
Largest school district in the area, with more than 50 elementary, middle, high school, and specialized campuses to choose from.
Surrounded close to Ft. Hood, Copperas Cove, to Belton and Lampasas with plenty of restaurants, shopping and other family fun events.
Miles of scenic trails and parks available for recreational activity
Part Time / Days
You Will Be Responsible For:
Support the mission, vision, and values of the organization.
Interpret information accurately from various noninvasive and invasive monitors.
Describe the underlying pathophysiology of commonly encountered disease processes.
Describe the physiology associated with various anesthesia techniques and surgical or procedural interventions.
Apply the relevant scoring system/discharge criteria for patient transfer (eg, Aldrete Score, Modified Aldrete Score [ie, PARSAP], Post Anesthesia Discharge Scoring System [PADSS], White) score accurately as defined by organizational policy.
Develop an individualized peri-anesthesia plan of care.
Evaluate the patient’s progress toward attaining outcomes.
Transfer care as needed.
Delegate tasks according to the state Nurse Practice Act (if applicable), state board of nursing or professional registration requirements, state laws, and job descriptions.
Document nursing care completely, accurately, and legibly.
Collaborate effectively with other disciplines as needed.
Participate in quality review and performance improvement projects.
Participate in the performance appraisal process.
Use critical thinking, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills to foster effective work relationships with team members.
Maintain required competencies.
Pursue professional growth and participate in a professional organization.
Act as a patient advocate and maintain privacy and confidentiality of individuals and health information.
Any additional duties assigned that are in support of perioperative patient care.
What You Will Need:
Current state of Texas RN licensure
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification
Two years post-anesthesia or equivalent critical care experience
Responsible for the delivery of safe, effective, and quality patient-family centered care in the post anesthesia care unit and other areas of perioperative services for all patient populations.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.