Staff Nurse II - Peds PACU - Full time - Days

Wake Forest Baptist Health Winston Salem, NC
JOB SUMMARY:Renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patient. Provides direct patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation). Directs and supervises other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary...http://www.wakehealth.edu/HR/Jobs/Staff-Nurse-II---PACU---Full-time---Days-29915.htmJob Description

JOB SUMMARY:

Renders highly professional and technical nursing care to assigned patient. Provides direct patient care using the nursing process (assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation). Directs and supervises other assigned team members and collaborates with multidisciplinary team members to provide age/developmentally appropriate care in accordance with unit standards of care.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Minimum of one year Operating Room experience or participation in a post-graduate program required. Refresher course required for nurses who have not worked in an Operating Room for five years or more.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, and/or REGISTRATION:

Current licensures to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of North Carolina and BCLS required. CNOR preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Utilizes the nursing process to ensure quality patient care is provided throughout the episode of care.

2. Ensures complete, accurate and timely computerized communication of patient information.

3. Demonstrates cost containment activities.

4. Communicates to the team, co-workers, patients and family members in an effective, positive, and professional manner.

5. Takes personal responsibility and initiative for performance and for professional growth and development.

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

Strong written and oral communication skills

Functions effectively under stressful and difficult situations

Performs effectively with frequent workload changes and competing demands

Follows standards of clinical nursing practice

Follows systems for patient safety

Basic computer skills

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Contact with patients, family members, visitors, co-workers, and medical staff under wide variety of circumstances

Regular exposure to blood-borne diseases, infectious and contagious diseases

Subject to multiple interruptions

Occasionally exposed to radiation hazards

Possible exposure to cleaning agents/chemicals

Occasionally subject to irregular hours

Use of personal protective equipment

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Computers are available for applying within the lobby of the Human Resources Department located at 1920 West First Street, (on the corner of Miller and First Street) Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27104. You may also call our office for assistance at (336) 716-2424. Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm.

If you are an individual with a disability and need reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process, please contact our Supervisor of Office Services by phone (336) 716-3367 or email at accommodationrequest@wakehealth.edu.

It is the policy of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.

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