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RN PACU Full-Time Dept PASC Alamo Heights

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Registered professional nurse who assesses, implements or delegates, plans, and evaluates total nursing care and functions in accordance with established philosophy, providing and directing patient care for a group of patients. Relates effectively with other shifts/departments for optimal continuity of care. Provides clinical supervision for entry level nurses and assists in their development.

Job Requirements

 CORE VALUES: 1. Incorporates the following values into the work environment: a.      Dignity: demonstrates respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. b.       Integrity: demonstrates honesty, justice and consistency in all relationships. c.       Excellence: demonstrates high standards of service and performance. d.      Compassion: demonstrates service in a spirit of empathy, love and concern. e.       Stewardship: demonstrates wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.

III. QUALIFICATIONS 1. Registered Nurse with valid Texas license. 2. BLS certification required; ACLS certification highly desired/recommended. 3. Must have working knowledge of the nursing process as well as in depth knowledge of therapeutic, physical, psychological, spiritual, cultural, and developmental needs for a select category of patients. 4. Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods. 2. Must be able to walk; climb stairs; lift, carry, push/pull greater than 50 pounds, repeatedly. 3. Good balance is required to facilitate climbing and reaching for supplies. 4. Must be able to bend, twist and crawl to facilitate cleaning equipment and must possess sufficient manual dexterity to handle IVs, specimens, equipment, and medications. 5. Required to life and move patients. 6. Potiental for exposure to body fluids and communicable diseases exists. 7. Required to work in an indoor climate controlled environment with occasional deviations in temperature related to location or specialty area. There may be occasions where exposure to external elements may be necessary (i.e. code grays, patient transport, etc.). 8. Must be able to communicate in writing and verbally, both in person and by telephone.

OTHER: 1. Demonstrates competence to perform assigned patient care responsibilities in a manner that meets the age-specific and developmental needs of patients served by the department. 2. Appropriately adapts assigned patient assessment, treatment and/or care methods to accommodate the unique physical, psychological, cultural, age-specific and other developmental needs of each patient served. 3. Demonstrates adherence to the CORE values for CHRISTUS Santa Rosa. 4. Performs other duties as assigned.

Requisition Number: 0018821

Job Snapshot

Post Date 8/27/2014
Location San Antonio, TX
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 0018821
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