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Registered Nurse: PACU

Huggins Hospital | Wolfeboro, NH

Huggins Hospital
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Under the general supervision of the Team Leader and Director of Surgical Services, is responsible for the delivery of safe, effective and quality patient/family centered care in Surgical Services.

  • Assesses patients at intervals and communicates current status through the continuum of care
  • Protects patient from injury caused by chemical, electrical, positioning, heat and/or extraneous objects
  • Performs "time out" procedure for every patient to ensure correct side, site and level prior to procedure
  • Initiates intravenous therapy skillfully and acts as a resource for intravenous therapy needs within the hospital
  • Manages patient specimen according to hospital policy
  • Administers medications appropriately
  • Post-surgery; procedure, monitors, maintains and /or improves respiratory, circulatory, and neurologic function
  • Performs interventions to maintain body systems, fluid, electrolyte, and acid-base balances, wound and tissue perfusion at or above baseline
  • Provides effective pain management
  • Performs interventions to ensure patient is at or returned to normothermia at the conclusion of procedure
  • Protects the patient from infection using handwashing and aseptic technique
  • Transfers care using hospital approved handoff
  • Documents nursing care consistently, timely, and without omissions
  • Delegates tasks as appropriate according to the state Nurse Practice Act and job descriptions
  • Identifies and acts appropriately to an emergency situation

Job Code: 1800102
Posted On: 2019-05-01 10:00:36
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare, Nursing
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