HCA, Hospital Corporation of America PACU Nurse PRN in Austin, Texas

The Ambulatory Surgery Division operates over 100 ambulatory surgery centers’ across the U.S. Ambulatory Surgery Centers (ASCs) perform surgeries that do not require hospital admission. They provide cost-effective services and a convenient environment. Procedures are performed in a fully equipped operating room and recovery is under the care of highly skilled nurses. Whether young or old or somewhere in between, patients and their families benefit from the comfortable environment ASCs have to offer. Surgeries performed include eye, ear, nose and throat (ENT), general surgery, gynecologic, plastic surgery, podiatry and orthopedics. Apply Now! Come Join our Team!

Are you ready to pick a work schedule that fits your lifestyle We strive to create a healthy work-life balance and our center does not require on-call, nights, or weekends. We also work with our RN’s to arrange work schedules that fit YOUR lifestyle.

At the Surgicare of South Austin, the demand for compassionate & quality care has never been greater. As a result, we are seeking qualified PACU Nurses to join our growing team. We offer a fun and friendly work environment, competitive salary/benefits, and opportunities to learn and grow your career.

The team at Surgicare of South Austin Surgery has led the way in developing a safe, convenient, high-quality alternative to in-patient hospitalization. Outpatient surgery has become the preferred alternative. Our center combines the depths of experience we have gained as industry leaders with a state-of-the-art facility that includes private rooms for patients. Our mission is to provide exceptional care to /every/ patient /every/ day with a spirit of warmth, friendliness and personal pride.

*Job Description

The Registered Nurses is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating the nursing care rendered in PACU until the patient is dismissed from the facility. Nursing care meets the standards of the profession, the policies and procedures of the Center, and is appropriate to the Center’s patient population to identify patient and family needs. Job duties include: * Prepares patient care area adequately and ensures availability of necessary equipment and supplies. * Demonstrates proper airway management techniques (oral airway, extubation, pulse oximetry monitoring, O2 administration, etc.) * Monitors and maintains proper intravenous intake and output. * Exhibits proper technique for insertion, maintenance, and removal of IV catheters and saline locks. * Checks dressings and/or operative site and reports abnormalities to the surgeon. * Prepares and administers medications in accordance with current practice * Demonstrates thorough understanding of medications utilized intra and poster operatively and recognizes the need for use of reversal drugs, when necessary. * Assures that patient meets all discharge criteria * Other duties as assigned by supervisor.


EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: * Diploma or Associates Degree from a School of Nursing program (required) * BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program at an accredited school of Nursing (preferred)

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: * Current Registered Nurse License in this state * American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required) * PALS and ACLS certification (required)

EXPERIENCE: * 1 year of experience as a RN with demonstrated competency in critical care or post anesthesia care (required)

Title: PACU Nurse PRN

Location: Texas-Austin-Surgicare of South Austin

Requisition ID: 08538-48568