Registered Nurse - POST ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT (PACU)

Orange Regional Medical CEnter Middletown, NY
Overview

Orange Regional Medical Center (ORMC), is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization. Formed by the merger of Arden Hill Hospital and Horton Medical Center, Orange Regional moved the two campuses into a new, single-site, state-of-the-art facility on August 5, 2011. At that time, it was the first new hospital built in New York State in over 20 years. Orange Regional features seven floors of state-of-the-art technology and provides 383 beds and employs over 2,400 healthcare professionals. Most recently, Orange Regional opened a new cancer center and a new five-story Outpatient Services building on the main campus, featuring Orange Regional Medical Group with primary care and specialty physicians, urgent care, outpatient surgical and diagnostic services and more. Orange Regional is a designated Magnet hospital recognizing excellence in Nursing. Only 6 percent of hospitals nation-wide are designated by the Magnet Recognition Program. Also, Orange Regional's Electronic Medical Records (EMR) system has achieved Stage 7; the highest level on HIMSS Analytics' EMR adoption model which is used to track EMR progress at hospitals and health systems. Only 4.2 percent of the more than 5,400 U.S. hospitals received the Stage 7 Award. Orange Regional has also been named among the 100 best Hospitals nationally for cardiac intervention by Healthgrades.

Responsibilities

Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities; prevention of illness and injury; alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response; and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations (ANA).

Orange Regional Medical Center Division of Nursing is guided by the New York State Nurse Practice Act, The American Nurses Association (ANA) guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses, The Essential Guide to Nursing Practice, Jean Watsons Nursing Philosophy and Science of Caring, The ORMC Plan for Nursing Quality and Safety, and the ORMC Nursing Strategic Plan (NSP). The Division empowers nurses to work toward an improved healthcare system by providing safe, timely, effective, equitable, and patient centered care (IOM). ORMC Nursing Division promotes the Essential Features of Professional Nursing as indicated by the ANA, they include:

* Provision of a caring relationship that facilitates health and healing.

* Attention to the range of human experiences and responses to health and illness within the physical and social environments.

* Integration of assessment data with knowledge gained from an appreciation of the patient of the group.

* Application of scientific knowledge to the processes of diagnosis and treatment through the use of judgment and critical thinking.

* Advancement of professional nursing knowledge through scholarly inquiry.

* Influence on social and public policy.

* Assurance of safe, quality, and evidence-based practice.

Qualifications

Licensure: Active New York State Nursing License in Good Standing; ORMC abides with the New York Department of Education Nursing Licensure Board recommendation on the 16 hour work limit.

Education: Associates (Associate level RN must be enrolled in an approved Baccalaureate program – expected graduation date must be approved by the hiring Director and HR),Baccalaureate (preferred), Master's, or Doctorate Degree in Nursing from an Accredited School of Nursing.

Department

Required Experience

Preferred Experience

Recommended Training

Mandatory Training

PACU (6218)

2 years Critical Care, ED, PCU, or Surgical Step-Down Experience

1 year PACU

ASPAN, PCCN, CCRN certification

TCAR within 1 year

ACLS

PALS