HCA, Hospital Corporation of America PACU Charge Nurse in Parker, Colorado

HCA has been recognized as a/World’s Most Admired Company/in the Health Care Medical Facilities Industry by Fortune Magazine . The Ambulatory Surgery Division of HCA operates and jointly owns with physicians 130 surgery centers across the United States. Our cases are performed Monday-Friday which means NO nights, NO weekends, or On-call will be required. The size of our surgery centers naturally creates a culture where everyone knows one another with a shared focus on providing the best possible experience for those that we serve. We are currently in search of additional members to join our team!

We value you and your future. We provide multiple health insurance plan options, tuition reimbursement, and many more programs to cover a wide variety of today’s life and family needs. In addition to your salary and health insurance benefits, HCA provides a matching 401k as well as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP). Members of HCA receive consumer discounts on cell phones, hotels, rental cars, and many others. Interviews are being set immediately, you are encouraged to apply today!

Operational Duties:
* Participates actively in the planning and distribution of patient assignments.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness of care and addresses any issues that affect the desired patient outcomes.

  • Supports nursing staff in communication with physicians to include accepting doctors' orders and communicating patient condition.

  • Facilitates the process of reporting patient status to the following shift of nursing personnel.

  • Manages the nursing care of assigned patients in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization.

  • Assesses plans and evaluates patient care needs.

  • Carries out physician orders.

  • Administers prescribed medications, changes dressings, cleans wounds, monitors vital signs.

  • Provides respiratory and ventilator management and monitoring for patients.

  • Serves as the primary coordinator of all disciplines for well coordinated patient care.

  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.

  • Instructs and educates patients and families.

  • Assesses and coordinates patient's discharge planning needs with members of the healthcare team.

  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.

  • Orients and mentors new staff members.

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

    Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing. BSN preferred. Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a Preop, PACU or GI setting; preferably in an ambulatory surgery center.

  • Previous charge nurse experience preferred.

  • Additional specialty experience may be required as per facility practices (i.e. Pediatric, GI, etc.)
    Certification/License:

  • Active RN license as required by state of employment.

  • Required valid BCLS Certification upon employment. *Online Certification not accepted.

  • Required valid ACLS Certification upon employment.

  • PALS as required by facility.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: PACU Charge Nurse

Location: Colorado-Parker-Lincoln Surgery Center

Requisition ID: 27826-67009