HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Registered Nurse PACU (Part time) in Chattanooga, Tennessee

_Parkridge Medical Center__–__Chattanooga, TN_ _Registered Nurse (RN) – PACU_

Parkridge Medical Centerhas served the community for nearly 40 years. Over the years, we have built a reputation for advanced technology and compassionate care, making us a hospital of choice for patients seeking quality treatment in the community. From our comprehensive cardiac services program to orthopaedics and oncology care at The Sarah Cannon Cancer Center at Parkridge, we are proud to be one of Chattanooga’s best hospitals for healing. Parkridge Medical Center was the first hospital in the area to offer robotic surgery, and features the area’s most knowledgeable and experienced robotic surgery team. The Parkridge Medical Center Emergency Department is an Accredited Chest Pain Center, making it a natural choice for those suffering from cardiovascular events when every minute matters.

Parkridgeis currently looking for aRegistered Nurse (RN) – PACU.

_Responsibilities:_ * 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.

_Qualifications:_ * TN RN license required. BSN preferred. * Graduate of an accredited RN program * Current BLS, ACLS and PALS per policy guidelines. * 2 years medical/surgical experience preferred. * PACU, ICU, or ER experience preferred. * Call required

Title: Registered Nurse PACU (Part time)

Location: Tennessee-Chattanooga-Parkridge Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00031-11698