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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse (RN) Recovery Room in Fort Pierce, Florida

Sign On Bonus Available For Qualified Candidates! * * Registered Nurse, Post Anesthesia Care Unit (PACU) Full-Time (0.9 FTE), Eves Lawnwood Regional Medical Center Fort Pierce, FL * * * *Facility Description: Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute is a 380-bed acute-care hospitaloffering a full range of services. Lawnwood is home to the most experienced Heart Institute on the Treasure Coast providing interventional and therapeutic care, including open-heart surgery. Other hospital services include adult and pediatric emergency services, labor/delivery and birthing, pediatrics, orthopedics, oncology, nuclear medicine, diagnostic services, as well as inpatient and outpatient surgical services.

Lawnwood is designated by the Joint Commission as a Certified Primary Stroke Center. The Physical Rehabilitation Center is CARF accredited and we are designated a Level II Trauma Center by the Florida Department of Health and verified by the American College of Surgeons. We also offer a freestanding ER in Vero Beach providing emergency treatment for adults and children closer to home. Additionally Lawnwood offers the area’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU). At Lawnwood patients come first – no matter what! We invite you to work in a fast-paced environment with a team of top healthcare professionals while enjoying aculturally vibrant, yet laid-back quality of life centered on Treasure Coast beaches, boating, fishing, community and the outdoors. // / / /*/ *Benefits: ** We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.

*Position Description: * The PACU RN provides nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures and protocols of the healthcare organization. The tasks and responsibilities include: * Assesses, plans and evaluates the nursing care needs of the patient in the immediate post-operative or post-procedural period. * Provides comfort and support for post-operative patients. * Evaluates responses to treatments and interventions. * Carries out physician orders. * Anticipates case specific needs based on knowledge of procedure and pathophysiology regarding patient and procedure. * Manages patient's pain. * Administers prescribed medications and monitors vital signs. * Maintains aseptic technique and actively monitors situations which could lead to breaches in aseptic technique. * 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. * Provides age and culturally appropriate care. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

* * * FL RN Licensure, or * Recognized Compact Licensure (subject to Florida State Licensing Requirements, including/not limited to ongoing eligibility and duration provisions) * Current BLS, ACLS & PALS Certifications (American Heart Association or American Red Cross) * Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing preferred. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs.

Job: *Nursing - Professional

Title: Registered Nurse (RN) Recovery Room

Location: Florida-Fort Pierce-Lawnwood Regional Medical Cntr-St. Lucie County

Requisition ID: 00102-10933

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